Over the last few years we have tried to tell the story of as many as possible of the men involved in the Custom House Burning, So far we have managed to cover over sixty of them. But I don’t think we have yet written about even one conspiracy theory?Nicholas Tobin’s story is closely linked to that of Charlie Dalton. Both men were friends. Both were over-shadowed by their older brothers who were Generals in the National Army. And both families seem to have been surrounded by myths, half truths, conspiracy theories and the Army Mutiny of 1924.Nick TobinNick Tobin (courtesy of Jim Langton)Nicholas Augustine Tobin was born on 9 November 1898 at 12 Great George’s Street in Cork City. ...

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