The Clock Is Still Going

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

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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Custom House Prisoner Profile: John Cullinane

Custom House Prisoner Profile: John Cullinane

Full Name: John Cullinane (sometimes spelled Cullnane). Address: 11 H Iveagh Buildings, Old Bride Street. Unit: D Coy, 2nd Battalion, Dublin Brigade. Born: ....

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Charles McCabe – A Winding Road to The Burning and Beyond

Charles McCabe – A Winding Road to The Burning and Beyond

Born in Clare, son of an RIC man who features in a few colourful family stories; went to school in ....

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Peter Doyle: Life and Death after Kilmainham?

Peter Doyle: Life and Death after Kilmainham?

The dragons of Kilmainham Gaol The only arrested Custom House man whose ultimate fate we haven’t traced is Peter Doyle. Here ....

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