The Clock Is Still Going
Commemorating the Attack & Burning of the Dublin Custom House 25th May 1921
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 the Burning of 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 ....
Christy Fitzsimons – In Wolfe Tone’s footsteps
Posted on 13th December, 2018
Christy pictured in Kilmainham Gaol Arrested at the Custom House, Christy had not been out for the Easter Rising but was ....
Jackie Foy – Brickie turned Grenadier
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. ....
Mystery of Tom Flood – The Custom House Houdini!
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
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 ....