The Clock Is Still Going

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

Joe Griffin – Hidden Intelligence Man, Forgotten Patriot

Joe Griffin – Hidden Intelligence Man, Forgotten Patriot

You could say Joe Griffin lived up to the Cute Kerryman tag. He kept his real identity to himself and ....

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Paddy Sharkey – Dad’s Lunch Basket Sparked the Ashtown Ambush

Paddy Sharkey – Dad’s Lunch Basket Sparked the Ashtown Ambush

A chance mention of a household chore for Custom House Man Patrick Sharkey set in motion a famous Irish assassination ....

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No Country for…. Richard Downes – in James Connolly’s footsteps

No Country for…. Richard Downes – in James Connolly’s footsteps

Books and articles have been written about many Old IRA personalities. But uniquely a 2004 novel used the former address ....

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No Country for…. Bob Halpin – A String of Second Chances

No Country for…. Bob Halpin – A String of Second Chances

Of the Custom House Men who left these shores, Robert Halpin settled far from his fellow Old IRA emigres, in ....

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Paddy Harold – A Rebel at the Burning

Paddy Harold – A Rebel at the Burning

Funny how small the world can be. Details of life after the Burning and the ultimate fate of this Custom ....

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No Country for…. Michael Duggan – Leave Ireland or Die!

No Country for…. Michael Duggan – Leave Ireland or Die!

The lads in 500 NCR gave Michael an inscribed gold pocket watch when he had to leave Ireland in 1927. ....

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Volunteers or Unlucky Civilians? Part 2 – James Angleton

Volunteers or Unlucky Civilians? Part 2 – James Angleton

We have not established definite Old IRA connections for six of the men arrested at the Custom House and interned ....

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Volunteers or Unlucky Civilians? Part 1 – William Adderley

Volunteers or Unlucky Civilians? Part 1 – William Adderley

We have not established definite Old IRA connections for six of the men arrested at the Custom House and interned ....

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Centenary – Raid on the Custom House, 1920.

Centenary – Raid on the Custom House, 1920.

It may not be widely known that the Custom House was a War of Independence target before the Burning. In ....

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