The Clock Is Still Going
Commemorating the Attack & Burning of the Dublin Custom House 25th May 1921
Cyril James Daly – The Choirboy at the Custom House
Posted on 23rd December, 2017
Cyril is highlighted in this 1939 photo of the Dublin Brigade Council (Dublin Brigade Review). Every man at the Custom House ....
2017 Commemoration – a reflection
Posted on 3rd December, 2017
The 96th anniversary of the Burning of the Custom House was very successfully commemorated on the 25th May last – ....
Michael Love – Parades, Proposals, Prisons and Politics
Posted on 15th November, 2017
Imprisoned twice, a widower twice, a failed election candidate and dead at 52 – Michael Love’s life sounds kind of ....
Truth, Lies & Revenge: The Squad, ASU and the Intelligence Office – and More.
Posted on 14th October, 2017
Over the years something that has really annoyed me is the big mix up of all these very important sections ....
Jim and James Conroy – The Wild Chap and the Grand Old Fellow
Posted on 23rd September, 2017
Jim Conroy in 1948 Jim Conroy When Jim was on a job for the IRA there was usually blood spilt. Remarkably despite ....
Armoured cars – no tanks – and guns……..
Posted on 2nd September, 2017
Must have been an intimidating sight in Dublin, 1921 – a Rolls Royce armoured car like the one used at ....
Bill Stapleton – the Ups and Downs
Posted on 18th August, 2017
Bill Stapleton’s story is one tinged with some very good luck & some really bad luck. Bill was a man ....
Daniel Finlayson – a Scots-Irish Volunteer
Posted on 28th July, 2017
Dan, best man at a family wedding, 1923 Having survived combat in the Tan War, 6 months in Kilmainham Gaol under ....
Oscar Traynor – Soccer star, IRA Leader and Honest Politician.
Posted on 18th June, 2017
Great image marking Easter 2016 Centenary –Features goalkeeper Oscar Traynor in 1912, later President of the FAI. Glasnevin is the resting ....