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.

John F. ‘Jackie’ Foy – From laying bricks to lobbing grenades.

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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The Mystery of Tom Flood – The Harry Houdini of the Custom House!

The Mystery of Tom Flood – The Harry Houdini of the Custom House!

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 for Peg Mullane

Eye Witness- Memories Flood Back for Peg Mullane

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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Who was Specky Griffin?

Who was Specky Griffin?

A news report appeared on page 5 of the Irish Independent newspaper on 25 January 1935: ‘… One of General Collins’ ....

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The Sevilles: Annie, Jim and Dick.

The Sevilles: Annie, Jim and Dick.

On Easter Saturday 26 March 1921 at about 3pm, a bullet tore through the head of a 15 year-old girl ....

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Photo Appeal

Photo Appeal

Have you any photographs of the Custom House men?           We are setting up a project to try & ....

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