Annual Group Photo – Courtesy Gerry CassidyBlessed with lovely weather, a great turnout and a very special guest, the 2023 annual Custom House Commemoration proved to be one of our most successful to date. Some of the attendees gathering before the eventThe event started with a call to attention from Dublin Fire Brigade piper Seamie, followed by Gary introducing Clare Hodgins to lay the first wreath in memory of the volunteers who lost their lives in the battle. Clare is a granddaughter of Sean Doyle who tragically succumbed to a wound at the Custom House and a grandniece of Patrick Doyle who was later executed during the war of independence and who will always be remembered as one of “The Forgotten Ten” Clare ...

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