The Clock Is Still Going
Commemorating the Attack & Burning of the Dublin Custom House 25th May 1921
John F. ‘Jackie’ Foy – From laying bricks to lobbing grenades.
Posted on 19th May, 2018
You might think, like the writer naively assumed, that tracing records for a man with a relatively unusual name like ....
A little invite from us….
Posted on 10th May, 2018
This year’s commemoration will be held as usual at the memorial statue at the Beresford Place entrance of the Custom ....
Why “The Clock Is Still Going”
Posted on 28th April, 2018
In response to a number of queries, we explain below where the name of this website comes from. ....
The Mystery of Tom Flood – The Harry Houdini of the Custom House!
Posted on 21st April, 2018
Many Readers will be familiar with the major part played by the Flood family during the revolutionary years. They paid a ....
Eye Witness- Memories Flood Back for Peg Mullane
Posted on 12th April, 2018
In 2014 a transcription of a newspaper article from Easter 1916 Jubilee Year was posted on the Custom House Commemoration ....
Can you help? Seán Burke, Dublin No. 1 ASU (Tan War)
Posted on 3rd April, 2018
Seán Burke was a member of No. 1 Section, Active Service Unit, Dublin Brigade in 1921. I will cover his involvement ....
Who was Specky Griffin?
Posted on 18th March, 2018
A news report appeared on page 5 of the Irish Independent newspaper on 25 January 1935: ‘… One of General Collins’ ....
The Sevilles: Annie, Jim and Dick.
Posted on 15th February, 2018
On Easter Saturday 26 March 1921 at about 3pm, a bullet tore through the head of a 15 year-old girl ....
Posted on 8th February, 2018
Have you any photographs of the Custom House men? We are setting up a project to try & ....