The Clock Is Still Going

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

Jim Slattery – The One-handed Assassin

Jim Slattery – The One-handed Assassin

Most of us interested in the War of Independence look back at the Old IRA with respect for teak-tough men. ....

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They Died Far Too Young: Part 2 – George Gray

They Died Far Too Young: Part 2 – George Gray

ASU Men in Kilmainham (Names listed in text below) Readers may have seen how Patrick Reilly and Tom Kehoe  became the first of the ....

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They Died Far Too Young: Part 1 – Patrick Reilly

They Died Far Too Young: Part 1 – Patrick Reilly

Patrick Reilly, Tom Kehoe, George Gray and John ‘Spivis’ Dwyer – all dead within five years of their arrest at the ....

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George Byrne – Kilmainham’s Elder Statesman

George Byrne – Kilmainham’s Elder Statesman

Angela ‘Angie’ Kirwan (née Rooney) RIP was a well-liked member of the Group who sadly passed away on 28 December ....

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Custom House Commemoration

Golf trophy saved. But careers go up in smoke. Views from a Different Custom House Window

Custom House officials watch the fire. None of the men covered below are in this photo (Irish Independent, 27 May ....

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Paddy Flanagan – Up The Republic!

Paddy Flanagan – Up The Republic!

Paddy Flanagan, does the name ring a bell? To most people reading this it may not. If I said Frank ....

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Custom House Commemoration

The Commemoration 2019 !

Just a quick note to say the annual commemoration is taking place at the Custom House Statue facing Beresford Place ....

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2018 Commemoration – A look back

2018 Commemoration – A look back

We have often been blessed with good weather for the annual Commemoration and last year’s 97th Anniversary was no exception. On ....

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Joe Gilhooly: Stinger of crown forces turns beekeeper

Joe Gilhooly: Stinger of crown forces turns beekeeper

We can thank Joe for the detailed Witness Statement he left covering the Custom House attack and much more besides. Born ....

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