The Clock Is Still Going

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

Was your relative jailed for the Burning of the Custom House?

Was your relative jailed for the Burning of 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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Eye Witness – Daniel McAleese

Eye Witness – Daniel McAleese

When Daniel McAleese arrived for work in the Custom House on 25 May 1921, he had no idea he would ....

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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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A little invite from us….

A little invite from us….

  This year’s commemoration will be held as usual at the memorial statue at the Beresford Place entrance of the Custom ....

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Why “The Clock Is Still Going”

Why “The Clock Is Still Going”

In response to a number of queries, we explain below where the name of this website comes from.       ....

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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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Eye Witness – Memories Flood Back

Eye Witness – Memories Flood Back

In 2014 a transcription of a newspaper article from Easter 1916 Jubilee Year was posted on the Custom House Commemoration ....

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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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