a postcard sent to James Marks in usk prison, 1916
A Postcard from 1916
A rare photo of Padraic Pearse and Peter Slattery.
Group of Volunteers with Padraic Pearse at. Enda's before 'The Rising'
The Fingal brigade IRA , Before the battle of Ashbourne, 1916
Fingal Old IRA members taken many years ago.
Elizabeth Norton at the grave of her unclePeter Wilson in the grounds of Dr. Steeven's
Hospital, Dublin. He fought in the Mendicity
Institute in 1916. He was a member of the 5th
Batt. Dublin Brigade, and a native of Swords.
One of Irelands greatest Heros DAN BREEN
Members of the Waterford Brigade IRA
Lying-in-State of Thomas Ashe, in the Mather Hospital, Dublin. 1917
The Brave Women of Cumann Na mBan who fought on Easter Week 1916
Capt Richard Coleman Swords I R A , Died in Usk Prison, 1918
THE SACK OF BALBRIGGAN:
Plaque on the O’Colmain headstone in Swords Cemetery.
Risteard O’Colmain is buried in the Republican Plot in
Donegal Flying Column
Easter 2006: Fingal Old IRA Commemoration Society at Naul, Co Dublin. Pic of relatives of three of Fingal Brigade who fought at Mendicity Institute Easter 1916. Late Risteard O'Colmain nephew of Dick Coleman, Bernadette Marks, daughter of James Marks, Kathleen Wilson O'Connell daughter of Peter Wilson(Balheary).
Arthur Agnew at the 50th Anniversary of the 1916 Rising.
AILBHE O MONACHAIN was born in Belfast in 1889. During the 1916 Rising he was active in the Galway area, particularly Connemara, because of his knowledge of Irish. He was a member of the Galway Brigade, Irish Volunteers, Commanding Officer, Liam Mellows. Ailbhe evaded capture after the surrender and from 1916 to 1922 he acted in various capacities for Irish Volunteers and IRA in Cork, Wexford and Dublin. In later life he taught art for Dublin V.E.C., and is buried in St. Colmcille's Graveyard, Swords, Co Dublin.
The GPO before the battle, Ready to fight and die for Irelands freedom,
Dublin City Cumann na mBan
Eilis Ui Chonaill, Cumann Na mBan Longford
Roger Casement, Executed by the British August 1916.
Thomas McEver was murdered by British forces and his body found at Dunmore Co. Galway on the 20th May 1921,
M.Adrian and M Duff, Cumann Na mBan, Photo thanks to J O Dwyer
MISS ADRIAN, OLDTOWN, CO. DUBLIN is one of the most
Members of Cumann na mBan, in Letterkenny Co Donegal
Countess Markievicz was given a public funeral, a ceremonial with many bands, eight motor-tenders of wreaths. She was buried in Glasnevin Cemetery in the Republican Plot with the rest of her comrades on the 15th July 1926, at the age of 59 years
Plaque in cell in Wicklow Gaol where Erskine Childers was detained
Inside the G P O Dublin 1916
People attending the unveiling of stone in the grounds of
Tom Clarke and Eamon De Valera
Monument at Killkelly Co Mayo.
IRA Flying column, Letterkenny, Co Donegal 1921
The Men from Co Mayo, who fought for Irelands freedom
Monument Elfin, Co Roscommon
Countess Markievicz accompanied by a Policewoman.
The O'Rahilly with his four sons, his niece and nephew.
Emmet Humphreys with Mac and Aodogan sons of the O'Rahilly 1920's
THOMAS GALLINAGH who was born in Glasgow in1895.
Of Donegal ancestry, he served in Oglaigh na h-Eireann from
March 1921 to March 1923. Thanks to his relatives for supplying
Photo and information.
1916 Monument at Elfin Co Roscommon
taken at Mansion House, Dublin..
John McBride, Co Mayo, Executed May 1916
DR. RICHARD HAYES was born in Bruree,Co Limerick. He studied medicine and became the dispensary doctor at Lusk, Co. Dublin. He joined the Irish Volunteers in 1913 and was the first commanding officer for the 5th Fingal Battalion. He handed command over to Thomas Ashe just before the rising broke out. At the battle of Ashbourne he treated the wounded on both sides. He was imprisoned in Lewes after the Rising. Having been released in June 1917 he became involved again and was arrested in 1918 and sent to Reading Gaol; while there he was elected Sinn Fein MP for Limerick East. He died in 1958.
Christopher Nugent, (centre) who fought at the Battle of Ashbourne 1916.
Thomas Rafferty and John Crenigan, fingal Brigade IRA , Died fighting British forces at the Battle of Ashbourne in 1916
President Sean T O Kelly, Opening the Ashbourne, Monument , 1959
Photo courtesy of Michael Coates,
Site of the Battle of Ashbourne where John Crennigan aged 21 from Swords, and Thomas Rafferty aged 22 from Lusk lost their lives fighting fighting for Irish freedon
The late Paddy Weston & Jim Nugent at the 1798
Patrick Joseph Early from Swords 5th Batt.
Tom Seavers, Fingal Brigade IRA Fought in the Battle of Ashbourne,
Charles Darcy Gave his young life age 15, Fighting for Irelands Freedom
Martin Savage, Co Sligo, Died fighting for Irelands freedom on Ashtown Road
SEAN TRACEY AND DAN BREEN
Dan Breen's wedding to Brigid Malone with Sean Hogan as best man and Aine Malone as bridesmaid. June 12 1921
MONUMENT TO JEREMIAH LYONS, MURDERED BY THE BLACK AND TANS
North Longford IRA Flying Colum
James J. Heron, Swords – Born 1898 Volunteer – lst Battalion, F Company,
Dublin Brigade IRA, With his friend Dr May
Final resting place of fourteen of our 1916 leaders
Monument To Lt Thomas Coff, Gave his life for Irelands freedom .
Monument To Captain Noel Lemass
Rory O Connor, Lian Mellows, Richard Barrett, Joe McKelvey,
Executed by the Free State Government. on the 8th December 1923,
A photo of the G P O after the Easter Rising, Taking from
the top of Nelsons Pillar
A photo of the O Rahilly at home before the rising
The Star pub in Swords Co Dublin owned by the Taylor family after it was burned by the Black and Tans
Frongoch Prison Wales.
Fingal Brigade in Howth 1914
Dinny Lacey, IRA, Died in action on the 18th Feb 1923
Group taken in Swords many years ago; elderly lady in middle is Mary Duff who came from a Fenian family. She was active in Sinn Fein and Gaelic movements and Cumann na mBan. Her brother Tommy fought with the Fingal Brigade 1916 and later their house was burned by the Black & Tans.
Sisters Julia Weston & Tomasina Weston Lynders who served in Cumann na mBan - Fingal Brigade.1916.
Veterans of 1916 Rising (Fingal Brigade) at Ashbourne memorial 1950s.
Donald O Hannigan Commander of the Louth Command IRA in 1916
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Sentenced to death but commuted to penal servitude for life by
General Officer Commanding-in-Chief:
Eamon De Valera
My great grand uncle Arthur Green was a Sergeant Major and member of the IRB who mobilised in 1916 with the Dundalk Volunteers under Commandant Donal O'Hannigan. Myself and a number of Dundalk relatives made a documentary about what happened the Louth Volunteers. Marcus Howard.
Arthur Green, Dundalk
Pat Rankin, Newery who fought at the GPO
Con Colbert (standing) and Liam Clarke in Volunteer Uniform prior to Rising. Liam Clarke was wounded at Church Street (Dublin).
Mounument to where Lawrence MacDonaugh was shot dead by Black and Tan forces as he walked to Mass. On Inishmore-Aran Islands, Co Galway
Monument To Captain Thomas Sheridan, on the roadside outside Ballinagh, Co Cavan,
Monument to Thomas P Fitzpatrick O/C Cavan Brigade I R A , in Ballinagh Co Cavan
John Kelly of Dublin who fought in the War of Independence.
He served at the College of Surgeons, St. Stephen's Green Garrison..
He died in 1960.
To the memory of the gallant Men who took part in the Sheemore ambush Co Leitrim on the 4th March 1921
Monument to Patrick Gill in Drumsna Co Leitrim.
Members of the Irish citizens Army.
Kevin Barry, Born 20 January 1902. Executed on the 1st November, 1920.in Mountjoy Jail, Dublin. Aged 18 years old,
A large crowd knelt and prayed on the eve of the hanging of Kevin Barry aged 18, in Mountjoy Jail,
Mellows, O'Connor, McKelvey & Barrett. The 4 Martyrs who were executed by the Free State on December 8 1922
The medals awarded to Patrick Wynn, Drumhanny, Mohill. Co Leitrim.
Alter made by Richard Coleman Swords. in Usk Prison Wales.
Died fighting for Ireland at Seltion Hill, Gorvagh, Co. Leitrim:
Seán O Conghaile, Séamus O Rinn, Seosaimh O Beirn, Micheál
O Baicsteir, Seán S. O Raghallaigh, Seán S. O Raghallaigh.
Monument to the Republican Soldiers of Laois where the first shots of the 1916 Rising was fired'
Molly Childers and Mary Spring, Howth gun running
Photo Waterford Co Museum
Headstone To Edward Ennis
A Member of Cumann Na mBan from Co Carlow, Lena Whelan
Joe Norton, (Swords) Fingal Brigade I R A
On the 8th December 1922, Volunteers Rory O’Connor, Richard Barrett, Liam Mellows and Joseph Mc Kelvey were executed by the Free State.
Drumbo, Co Donegal
Monument to the People of Carlow who fought and died for Irelands Freedom
1798 Monument at Knock Co Mayo
Monument in Caltra, Co Galway , To the Men from the area who Fought for Irelands freedom.
The donor of this photo is anxious to find information on her grand uncle Arthur Murphy who is in this photo. If you recognize the setting of the photo or Arthur Murphy please get in touch. The photo was taken by Art Studio, North Earl Street - he is said to have lived in Tyrone Street Dublin. Our records show an Arthur Murphy in Lewes Prison 1916.
Monument at Coolbawn Co Kilkenny, to Sean Hartly & Nicholas Mullins who gave their lives for Irish Freedom, in June 1921.
An anti-Treaty IRA column in Tipperary in 1922.
Momument in Pettigo, Co Donegal. To Patrick Flood, Bernard McCanny, William Kearny, Who died fighting British forces on the 4/6/1922. and William Deasley who died from his wounds on the 6/6/1922
TERENCE McSWINEY ,
Co Wexford. Died Fighting the Free State Soldiers on the 10th
Con McCarthy. Murrintown.
Co Wexford , Died Fighting the Free State Soldiers
on 10th Jan 1923.
James Parle, Age 25, Taghmon
Executed by the Free State Government
John Creane, Age 18, Taghmon Co
Wexford, Executed by the Free State Government
Patrick Hogan,Age 20. William St
Wexford, Executed by the Free State Government.
In Stafford Jail after the surrender:
The Mendicity Institution
Anne Cooney in her Cumann na mBan uniform 1916.
Paddy Weafer:was from Wexford . His brother Thomas was Captain of F Company, and to many the effective day to day commander of the 2nd Battalion.IRA , Both he and his brother were involved in procuring arms in the run up to the Rising which they distributed from their flat on the North Circular Road. Weafer fought at Annesley Bridge and the GPO during the Rising. (Thomas was shot and killed during Easter Week, and is commemorated by a plaque at Lower Abbey Street).
Front (L, to R,) Willie Ronan, James Doyle, Middle row standing up: James Walsh, sitting down (Eddie} Michael Byrne, James Joseph Grace, Joe Clarke, standing up Thomas Walsh, Back row: Patrick Doyle, Patrick Roe.
Monument at Pilltown
Postcard from 1916 (Swords Museum)
Capt. Thomas Weafer who was shot and killed at the Hibernian Bank, Sackville St. on the 26th April, 1916 was a married man who was living in North Dublin at the time of the insurrection He was from Enniscortthy Co wexford
A member of the Irish Republican Army was hanged in Mountjoy gaol by the free state Government during the Irish War of Independence. Thomas Traynor was born in Cannon’s Quarter Tullow County Carlow
The Wake CATHAL BRUGHA
The House where the famous battle of Mount Street bridge was fought from
Galway Brigade IRA, 1918
Monument To Patrick Loughran, in Dungannon Co Tyrone
Patrick Loughran was from a large Republican family who lived on Quinn’s Row, off Anne Street in Dungannon. He was 27 years old at the time of his death and worked as market trader. He was very prominent in the GAA in Dungannon playing for Dungannon Thomas Clarke Gaelic Football and Hurling Club. Indeed he played for Tyrone against Armagh a month before he died.
Joseph (Joe) Lacey died from complications as a result of Hunger Strike at the Curragh Hospital on the 24th of December 1923
IRA Volunteer Patrick Joseph Murphy, who died after Seventy Six days on hunger strike in Cork Jail on October 25, 1920.
Sligo Men who died Fighting for Irelands Freedom
After heavy fighting in the North Sligo area 6 IRA Volunteers were found dead on Belbulben Mountain. For several days the Free State Army engaged the IRA forces, it was during these engagement the Anti-Treaty forces used and were forced to abandon the Ballinalee Armoured Car. Accounts of how the Anti-Treaty Volunteers died differ, the Free State Army account state that the six were killed in gun battles while the IRA side claim that at least three if not all were taken prisoner and executed.September 20 1922: