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

Cyril James Daly – The Choirboy at the Custom House

Cyril is highlighted in this 1939 photo of the Dublin Brigade Council (Dublin Brigade Review). Every man at the Custom House ....

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2017 Commemoration – a reflection

2017 Commemoration – a reflection

The 96th anniversary of the Burning of the Custom House was very successfully commemorated on the 25th May last – ....

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Michael Love – Parades, Proposals, Prisons and Politics

Michael Love – Parades, Proposals, Prisons and Politics

Imprisoned twice, a widower twice, a failed election candidate and dead at 52 – Michael Love’s life sounds kind of ....

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Truth, Lies & Revenge: The Squad, ASU and the Intelligence Office – and More.

Truth, Lies & Revenge: The Squad, ASU and the Intelligence Office – and More.

Over the years something that has really annoyed me is the big mix up of  all these very important sections ....

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Jim and James Conroy – The Wild Chap and the Grand Old Fellow

Jim and James Conroy – The Wild Chap and the Grand Old Fellow

  Jim Conroy in 1948 Jim Conroy When Jim was on a job for the IRA there was usually blood spilt. Remarkably despite ....

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Armoured cars – no tanks – and guns……..

Armoured cars – no tanks – and guns……..

Must have been an intimidating sight in Dublin, 1921 – a Rolls Royce armoured car like the one used at ....

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Bill Stapleton – the Ups and Downs

Bill Stapleton – the Ups and Downs

Bill Stapleton’s story is one tinged with some very good luck & some really bad luck. Bill was a man ....

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Daniel Finlayson – a Scots-Irish Volunteer

Daniel Finlayson – a Scots-Irish Volunteer

Dan, best man at a family wedding, 1923 Having survived combat in the Tan War, 6 months in Kilmainham Gaol under ....

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Oscar Traynor – Soccer star, IRA Leader and Honest Politician.

Oscar Traynor – Soccer star, IRA Leader and Honest Politician.

Great image marking Easter 2016 Centenary –Features goalkeeper Oscar Traynor in 1912, later President of the FAI. Glasnevin is the resting ....

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