The Clock Is Still Going

Commemorating the Attack & Burning of the Dublin Custom House 25th May 1921

Fire Places: Part 6 – Marlborough Hall (Coláiste Caoimhín)

Fire Places: Part 6 – Marlborough Hall (Coláiste Caoimhín)

Marlborough Hall Marlborough Hall (National Library of Ireland) Although not directly linked to the Burning, this facility on St Mobhí Road, Glasnevin ....

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Fire Places: Part 5 – Source For IRA Transport

Fire Places: Part 5 – Source For IRA Transport

Findlater’s Shop Not too far from Dublin Brigade HQ stood this former Dublin city centre landmark. It happened to play a ....

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Fire Places: Part 4 – Where Burning Plans Were Made

Fire Places: Part 4 – Where Burning Plans Were Made

Continuing our look at sites associated with the Burning of the Custom House, this time a few places involved in ....

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Fire Places: Part 3 – Kilmainham Gaol

Fire Places: Part 3 – Kilmainham Gaol

Kilmainham’s Dragons above the entrance Kilmainham Gaol was ‘home’ to over 90 Custom House Men for almost 6 months in 1921. ....

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Fire Places: Part 2 – King George V Military Hospital

Fire Places: Part 2 – King George V Military Hospital

One of the support facilities for the large British military garrison in Dublin was their own hospital, opened in 1913. During ....

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Fire Places: Intro and Part 1 – Arbour Hill

Fire Places: Intro and Part 1 – Arbour Hill

Writers are told to ensure the Reader always knows where, when and why things are happening in stories. That’s simple ....

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Fake News – Always with Us?

Fake News – Always with Us?

Iconic buildings & key events can create fake news Our guest writer is a grandnephew of Edward ‘Tommy’ Dorins, E Coy, ....

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Custom House Commemoration

RIC & DMP? Maybe their legacy wasn’t totally bad!

We felt we could not let a recent controversy pass without comment. In case anyone missed it, the debacle involved ....

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Why “The Clock Is Still Going”

Why “The Clock Is Still Going”

In response to a number of queries, we explain below where the name of this website comes from.       ....

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