The Clock Is Still Going

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

The Custom House Fire Brigade Handball Tournament

The Custom House Fire Brigade Handball Tournament

Thanks to Ultan Courtney’s research into his 2014 book (note 1 below) we can tell about what must have been ....

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Volunteer? Unlucky Civilian? Or Not There At All? The Strange Case of Walter Doolan

Volunteer? Unlucky Civilian? Or Not There At All? The Strange Case of Walter Doolan

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

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Joseph Ryan – A Teenager Captured at the Burning

Joseph Ryan – A Teenager Captured at the Burning

Only seventeen when arrested at the Burning, it is not 100% definitely known which IRA unit young Ryan belonged to. ....

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Joseph Murphy – E Company Man

Joseph Murphy – E Company Man

One of the less well-known men arrested at the Custom House was Dubliner Joseph Murphy from 6 Bessborough Avenue on ....

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Volunteers or Unlucky Civilians? Part 3 – Michael Byrne

Volunteers or Unlucky Civilians? Part 3 – Michael Byrne

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

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Nick Tobin – A Murder Mystery? Or a Conspiracy Theory?

Nick Tobin – A Murder Mystery? Or a Conspiracy Theory?

Over the last few years we have tried to tell the story of as many as possible of the men ....

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On Death Row – Michael Watchorn: Battling Darkness

On Death Row – Michael Watchorn: Battling Darkness

While Michael was in Mountjoy Jail in 1921 with the shadow of a noose over him, a swirl of thoughts, ....

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Jack Grace – Special Arrival for the Burning’s Centenary

Jack Grace – Special Arrival for the Burning’s Centenary

Jack Grace Like many of his colleagues, Jack Grace was a young man at the time of the attack on the ....

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Paddy Evers (1901-1990) – Volunteer

Paddy Evers (1901-1990) – Volunteer

We are delighted to post this article, very kindly contributed by Paddy’s relatives. Family and Early Life Patrick (Paddy) Evers was the ....

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