The Clock Is Still Going

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

Custom House Commemoration

Fire Places: Part 3

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

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 ....

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Fire Places: Intro & Part 1

Fire Places: Intro & Part 1

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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Photo Appeal

Photo Appeal

Have you any photographs of the Custom House men?           We are setting up a project to try & ....

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The View from Ludington

The View from Ludington

In 1921 the town of Ludington in Michigan had a population of just over 8,000 – a figure that’s hardly ....

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Truth, Lies & Revenge: The Squad, ASU, GHQ Intelligence – and More.

Truth, Lies & Revenge: The Squad, ASU, GHQ Intelligence – and More.

Over the years something that has really annoyed me is the big mix up of all these very important sections ....

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