The Clock Is Still Going
Commemorating the Attack & Burning of the Dublin Custom House 25th May 1921
Cyril James Daly – The Choirboy at the Custom House
Posted on 23rd December, 2017
Cyril is highlighted in this 1939 photo of the Dublin Brigade Council (Dublin Brigade Review). Every man at the Custom House ....
Michael Love – Parades, Proposals, Prisons and Politics
Posted on 15th November, 2017
Imprisoned twice, a widower twice, a failed election candidate and dead at 52 – Michael Love’s life sounds kind of ....
Jim and James Conroy – The Wild Chap and the Grand Old Fellow
Posted on 23rd September, 2017
Jim Conroy in 1948 Jim Conroy When Jim was on a job for the IRA there was usually blood spilt. Remarkably despite ....
Bill Stapleton – the Ups and Downs
Posted on 18th August, 2017
Bill Stapleton’s story is one tinged with some very good luck & some really bad luck. Bill was a man ....
Daniel Finlayson – a Scots-Irish Volunteer
Posted on 28th July, 2017
Dan, best man at a family wedding, 1923 Having survived combat in the Tan War, 6 months in Kilmainham Gaol under ....
Oscar Traynor – Soccer star, IRA Leader and Honest Politician.
Posted on 18th June, 2017
Great image marking Easter 2016 Centenary –Features goalkeeper Oscar Traynor in 1912, later President of the FAI. Glasnevin is the resting ....
John Byrne – Unknown Burning victim named at last
Posted on 20th May, 2017
Only known photo After the mistaken identification of one body at KGV Military Hospital mortuary (see here), the remains were readied ....
Tom Kehoe (Keogh)
Posted on 13th May, 2017
November 1924: Knockananna graveyard, Co Wicklow. A large group of well dressed young men gathered to unveil a monument they ....
Tom Ennis (Part 3) – Rise & Fall: From Civil War, via Mutiny to Civvy Life.
Posted on 3rd May, 2017
After his wounding at the Custom House Tom spent 3 months in Geraldine O’Donnel’s Nursing Home & then further time in ....