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

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George Byrne – Kilmainham’s Elder Statesman

George Byrne – Kilmainham’s Elder Statesman

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: Stinger of crown forces turns beekeeper

Joe Gilhooly: Stinger of crown forces turns beekeeper

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  Burning the Custom House?

Was your relative jailed for Burning 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 – In Wolfe Tone’s footsteps

Christy Fitzsimons – 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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Jackie Foy – Brickie turned Grenadier

Jackie Foy – Brickie turned Grenadier

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

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Mystery of Tom Flood – The Custom House Houdini!

Mystery of Tom Flood – The Custom House Houdini!

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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