The Clock Is Still Going

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

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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The View from Ludington

The View from Ludington

In 1921 the town of Ludington in Michigan had a population of just over 8,000 – a figure that’s hardly ....

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Cyril Daly – The Choirboy at the Custom House

Cyril Daly – The Choirboy at the Custom House

Cyril is highlighted in this 1939 photo of the Dublin Brigade Council (Dublin Brigade Review). Every man at the Custom House ....

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2017 Commemoration – a reflection

2017 Commemoration – a reflection

The 96th anniversary of the Burning of the Custom House was very successfully commemorated on the 25th May last – ....

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Michael Love – Parades, Proposals, Prisons and Politics

Michael Love – Parades, Proposals, Prisons and Politics

Imprisoned twice, a widower twice, a failed election candidate and dead at 52 – Michael Love’s life sounds kind of ....

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Truth, Lies & Revenge: The Squad, ASU, GHQ Intelligence – and More.

Truth, Lies & Revenge: The Squad, ASU, GHQ Intelligence – and More.

Over the years something that has really annoyed me is the big mix up of all these very important sections ....

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