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)
Posted on 3rd April, 2018
Seán Burke was a member of No. 1 Section, Active Service Unit, Dublin Brigade in 1921. I will cover his involvement ....
Who was Specky Griffin?
Posted on 18th March, 2018
A news report appeared on page 5 of the Irish Independent newspaper on 25 January 1935: ‘… One of General Collins’ ....
The Sevilles: Annie, Jim and Dick.
Posted on 15th February, 2018
On Easter Saturday 26 March 1921 at about 3pm, a bullet tore through the head of a 15 year-old girl ....
Posted on 8th February, 2018
Have you any photographs of the Custom House men? We are setting up a project to try & ....
The View from Ludington
Posted on 19th January, 2018
In 1921 the town of Ludington in Michigan had a population of just over 8,000 – a figure that’s hardly ....
Cyril 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, GHQ Intelligence – 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 ....