• Categories: MiscellaneousBy 21.6 min read

    MANY THANKS TO PADRAIG O ‘ RUAIRC FOR CONTRIBUTING THE RINEEN AMBUSH ARTICLE. PADRAIG IS A WELL KNOWN AUTHOR ON THE IRISH WAR OF INDEPENDENCE PERIOD AND WE RECOMMEND HIS TWO BOOKS, “BLOOD ON THE BANNER” AND “THE  BATTLE FOR LIMERICK CITY”. In the early autumn of 1920 Anthony Malone and […]

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    Hi, I’m looking for any information you can give me about my great grand father Andy “Dazzler” Mulligan. According to my mother and her cousins (his grandchildren) he was a gun runner in the Easter Rising who fought with Pearse in the G.P.O., eventually captured and imprisoned in Bristol before […]

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  • An article posted by Irish author and historian Padraig O Ruairc. Thanks, Padraig. Re-enactors have been asking me for some time about Irish Volunteers / I.R.A. uniforms and what is and is not accurate. This is a very big issue to cover as the uniform, appearance, personnel, weaponry targets and […]

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    Francis (”Terry”) Brennan (1900-1955); born in Finglas; was a member of the Fingal Brigade and Leixlip Flying Column.  Sadly all that we know regarding his activities during that time is based upon a copy of his obituary (please find attached a copy.  I have also attached a copy of a […]

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