The Clock Is Still Going

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

Volunteers or Unlucky Civilians? Part 2 – James Angleton

Volunteers or Unlucky Civilians? Part 2 – James Angleton

We have not established definite Old IRA connections for six of the men arrested at the Custom House and interned ....

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Volunteers or Unlucky Civilians? Part 1 – William Adderley

Volunteers or Unlucky Civilians? Part 1 – William Adderley

We have not established definite Old IRA connections for six of the men arrested at the Custom House and interned ....

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No Country for…. Frankie Freyne

No Country for…. Frankie Freyne

You won’t find his name in the records of Kilmainham Gaol in 1921, or Portlaoise Jail later. But he was ....

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No Country for…. Peter O’Brien

No Country for…. Peter O’Brien

This is the story of one man’s tough journey from the Workhouse to the Custom House; and ultimately to his ....

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Custom House Prisoner Insights Part 1

Custom House Prisoner Insights Part 1

How much is really known about the Lads involved in the Burning? Some Readers related to individuals have family memories and ....

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Paddy Rigney – The Great Survivor of ‘Dublin’s Dardanelles’

Paddy Rigney – The Great Survivor of ‘Dublin’s Dardanelles’

Paddy is 3rd left in front row at 1939 ASU Reunion Paddy’s long active military career saw him: Out for the Easter ....

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Jim Heery – A Quiet Man of Action

Jim Heery – A Quiet Man of Action

Jim’s father, an ex-crown policeman, fell out with him over his membership of the IRA. They both now rest in ....

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Thomas Fagan, G Coy, 1st Battalion, Dublin Brigade

Thomas Fagan, G Coy, 1st Battalion, Dublin Brigade

As told by his Grandson Frank Fagan. Thomas Fagan Background Originally from Fairview in Dublin, I now live in west Sligo and volunteer ....

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They Died Far Too Young: Part 3 – Sean ‘Spivis’ Dwyer

They Died Far Too Young: Part 3 – Sean ‘Spivis’ Dwyer

Updated, March 2020: Following the original article we were contacted by a grandnephew of Sean’s. Lt. Col. Oliver Dwyer was ....

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