The Clock Is Still Going

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

Custom House Men – On the Path to Civil War

Custom House Men – On the Path to Civil War

Here we look at some of the men involved in the Burning as they featured in events in May 1922. ....

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The Split Divides the Custom House Men

The Split Divides the Custom House Men

Even before the Treaty was ratified, IRA members all over the 32 counties had to decide yes or no. In ....

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John Muldowney: His O/C fired the first shots of the Easter Rising

John Muldowney: His O/C fired the first shots of the Easter Rising

This Custom House man was one of the midlands Volunteers who claimed to have struck the first blow in the ....

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Charlie Ryan – Injured at the Burning

Charlie Ryan – Injured at the Burning

Charlie was born in a Dublin pub, went on to become a Volunteer and later owned a Bakery. He claimed ....

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Custom House Men in Irish Army Parade

Custom House Men in Irish Army Parade

Veterans of the Burning were among the IRA in the first unit of a uniformed Irish Army to march through ....

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Custom House Men Freed from Mountjoy

Custom House Men Freed from Mountjoy

On this date (12 January) in 1922 over 300 political prisoners held in Irish jails were released following the ratification ....

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Custom House Prisoner Profile: John ‘Jack’ Gibson

Custom House Prisoner Profile: John ‘Jack’ Gibson

Full Name: John Gibson, also known as Jack. Address: 7 Lower Gardiner Street Unit: B Coy, 2nd Battalion, Dublin Brigade Born: 29 July ....

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Custom House Prisoner Profile: George Dowdall

Custom House Prisoner Profile: George Dowdall

Full Name: George Joseph Dowdall Address: 13 St Patrick’s Terrace, Russell Street, off North Circular Road. Unit: F Coy, 2nd Battalion, Dublin ....

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Custom House Prisoner Profile: Thomas ‘Chicky’ Gregan

Custom House Prisoner Profile: Thomas ‘Chicky’ Gregan

Full Name: Thomas Gregan, nicknamed Chicky. Address: 5a Upper Jane Place Unit: A Coy, 2nd Battalion, Dublin Brigade Born: 14 May 1901 at ....

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