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
Posted on 2nd August, 2019
Patrick Reilly, Tom Kehoe, George Gray and John ‘Spivis’ Dwyer – all dead within five years of their arrest at the ....
George Byrne – Kilmainham’s Elder Statesman
Posted on 13th July, 2019
Angela ‘Angie’ Kirwan (née Rooney) RIP was a well-liked member of the Group who sadly passed away on 28 December ....
Golf trophy saved. But careers go up in smoke. Views from a Different Custom House Window
Posted on 19th June, 2019
Custom House officials watch the fire. None of the men covered below are in this photo (Irish Independent, 27 May ....
Paddy Flanagan – Up The Republic!
Posted on 8th June, 2019
Paddy Flanagan, does the name ring a bell? To most people reading this it may not. If I said Frank ....
The Commemoration 2019 !
Posted on 21st May, 2019
Just a quick note to say the annual commemoration is taking place at the Custom House Statue facing Beresford Place ....
2018 Commemoration – A look back
Posted on 10th May, 2019
We have often been blessed with good weather for the annual Commemoration and last year’s 97th Anniversary was no exception. On ....
Joe Gilhooly: Stinger of crown forces turns beekeeper
Posted on 30th April, 2019
We can thank Joe for the detailed Witness Statement he left covering the Custom House attack and much more besides. Born ....
Was your relative jailed for Burning the Custom House?
Posted on 7th February, 2019
Some Custom House Fire Brigade Men in Kilmainham Most Commemoration Group members will have already seen the original Custom House Prisoner ....
Eye Witness – Daniel McAleese
Posted on 10th January, 2019
When Daniel McAleese arrived for work in the Custom House on 25 May 1921, he had no idea he would ....