Full Name: Myles Doody

Address: 1 Addison Road, Fairview

Unit: 5th Battalion (Engineers), No. 2 Section.

Born: 20 January 1902 at 6 St. Joseph’s Terrace, Fairview [Hmm, that address was given on 25 May 1921 by fellow Custom House prisoner Frankie Freyne alias George Lewis!].

Parents: John ‘Jack’ Doody (ex-Sergt DMP) originally from Rathvilly, Co. Wicklow and Ellen née Reddy from Dublin.

Siblings: Richard F., Mary B., Patrick T., John, Joseph T., and Eileen.

Military Service: Dublin Brigade IRA. Sergeant National Army, Dublin Guards, Beggars Bush.

Personal Life: Married Catherine Kennedy on 18 April 1931 at Coolock church. He was a Motor Driver of 1 Addison Road. Died 21 October 1955 at James Connolly Memorial Hospital, Blanchardstown. Aged 53, a married Lorry Driver late of 54 Wadelai Road, Ballymun and North Strand. Buried in Glasnevin Cemetery, plot FK77, St Patrick’s section.

Remarks: No Military Pension File online. Arrested at Custom House and interned in Kilmainham Gaol.

Myles is second from left, middle row incorrectly named Duffy (and Paddy MacAleese should be Swanzy, while Stephen O’Neill was really Jim Foley).

Relatives: None known. Myles and Catherine had at least four children between 1933 and 1943; names identified are John M., Myles J. and Barbara M.