The Clock Is Still Going

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

They Died Far Too Young: Part 1 – Patrick Reilly

They Died Far Too Young: Part 1 – Patrick Reilly

Patrick Reilly, George Gray, John ‘Spivis’ Dwyer and Tom Kehoe – all dead within five years of their arrest at ....

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George Byrne – The Elder Statesman of Kilmainham

George Byrne – The Elder Statesman of Kilmainham

Angela ‘Angie’ Kirwan (née Rooney) RIP was a well-liked member of the Group who sadly passed away on 28 December ....

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Paddy Flanagan – Up The Republic!

Paddy Flanagan – Up The Republic!

Paddy Flanagan, does the name ring a bell? To most people reading this it may not. If I said Frank ....

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Joe Gilhooly: From stinging crown forces to keeping bees

Joe Gilhooly: From stinging crown forces to keeping bees

We can thank Joe for the detailed Witness Statement he left covering the Custom House attack and much more besides. Born ....

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Was your relative jailed for the Burning of the Custom House?

Was your relative jailed for the Burning of the Custom House?

Some Custom House Fire Brigade Men in Kilmainham Most Commemoration Group members will have already seen the original Custom House Prisoner ....

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Christy Fitzsimons – Following in Wolfe Tone’s footsteps

Christy Fitzsimons – Following in Wolfe Tone’s footsteps

Christy pictured in Kilmainham Gaol Arrested at the Custom House, Christy had not been out for the Easter Rising but was ....

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John F. ‘Jackie’ Foy – From laying bricks to lobbing grenades.

John F. ‘Jackie’ Foy – From laying bricks to lobbing grenades.

You might think, like the writer naively assumed, that tracing records for a man with a relatively unusual name like ....

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The Mystery of Tom Flood – The Harry Houdini of the Custom House!

The Mystery of Tom Flood – The Harry Houdini of the Custom House!

Many Readers will be familiar with the major part played by the Flood family during the revolutionary years. They paid a ....

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Can you help? Seán Burke, Dublin No. 1 ASU (Tan War)

Can you help? Seán Burke, Dublin No. 1 ASU (Tan War)

Seán Burke was a member of No. 1 Section, Active Service Unit, Dublin Brigade in 1921. I will cover his involvement ....

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