The Clock Is Still Going
Commemorating the Attack & Burning of the Dublin Custom House 25th May 1921
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 ....
John Byrne – Unknown Burning victim named at last
Posted on 20th May, 2017
Only known photo After the mistaken identification of one body at KGV Military Hospital mortuary (see here), the remains were readied ....
Tom Kehoe (Keogh)
Posted on 13th May, 2017
November 1924: Knockananna graveyard, Co Wicklow. A large group of well dressed young men gathered to unveil a monument they ....
This year’s commemoration 2017
Posted on 12th May, 2017
The plan for this year’s commemoration. At 12.30 pm we will assemble at the statue in the grounds of the Custom ....
May 25 Burning Of The Custom House 1921
Posted on 7th May, 2017
For the full story of the battle, we strongly recommend “May 25 Burning Of The Custom House 1921″ by Liz ....
Tom Ennis (Part 3) – Rise & Fall: From Civil War, via Mutiny to Civvy Life.
Posted on 3rd May, 2017
After his wounding at the Custom House Tom spent 3 months in Geraldine O’Donnel’s Nursing Home & then further time in ....
Johnny Wilson, from the Theatre Royal to Carrigaphooca
Posted on 24th April, 2017
Saturday the 28th of April 1917, was a day that would change 19 year old Johnny Wilson’s life forever. As ....