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  • WS Ref #: 1158 , Witness: Michael O'Brien, Member IRA and Flying Column, Wexford, 1921

    • ... ORIGINAL BUREAU OF MILITRY HISTORY 1913-21 BUROSTAIREMILEATA 1913-21 NO. W.S. 1.158 ROINN COSANTA. BUREAU OF MILITARY HISTORY, 1913-21. STATEMENT BY WITNESS. DOCUMENT NO. W.S. 1,158 Witness Michael O'Brien, 4, Killoggy, Ferns, Co. Wexford. Identity. Member of North Wexford Flyying Column, 1921 ...

    • ... ORIGINAL BUREAU OF MILITARY HISTORY 1913-21 BUROSTAIRE MILEATA 1913-21 NO. W.S. 1,158 STATMENT BY MICHAEL O'BRIEN, 4, KilIoggy, Ferns, Co. Wexford. I joined the Irish Volunteers in Easter Week 1916. I remember it was on a Wednesday evening I met Dan Carton, and he told me all about the Rising ...

  • WS Ref #: 1175 , Witness: Micheal O'Ciardubhain, Officer IRA, Wexford, 1921

    • ... . Identity. Adjutant 1st Battalion North Wexford Brigade, 1919-1920. Subject. National and military activities, Enniscorthy, Co. Wexford, 1916-1921. Conditions, if any, Stipulated by Witness. Nil File No S ...

    • ... and Morriscastle. The Wexford Battalion about this time arranged to seize a large quantity of brass l8lb shells ... arranged to supply the transport so we seized 2 lorries out of town and brought them to Wexford by a roundabout route. We drove into Pierce's yard, where the Wexford men loaded them up and we dumped ...

    • ... was condemned to death and shot a few nights afterwards at Knockroe, Borris, just over the Carlow/Wexford ... . This was the first ambush prepared in North Wexford and it was the intention to ambush a. lorry with supplies coming from Wexford with stores for some of the Devon Regiment stationed at Bunclody. A tree ...

    • ... 6. to a leader in the County Wexford. Large numbers of the Volunteers who marched the seven miles to Ballindaggin, where he was buried, and back again to Enniscorthy, wore Volunteer uniform and the usual military honours were rendered at the graveside. Shortly afterwards. six of the principal ...

    • ... of the Irish Republican movement in Co. Wexford since Easter Monday when the Dublin Brigade made ...

    • ... , and still is, Managing Director. The brigade at this time took in all Wexford and part of Wicklow round ...

    • ... with the New Ross and Wexford Battalions to send squads of men to seal off the road between ...

  • WS Ref #: 1198 , Witness: Thomas Dwyer, Member Fianna Eireann, Enniscorthy and IV, 1915 - 1919; Officer IRA and Flying Column, Wexford, 1919 - 1921

    • ... ROINN COSANTA. BUREAU OF MILITARY HISTORY, 1913-21. STATEMENT BY WITNESS DOCUMENT NO. W.S. 1,198 Witness Thomas Dwyer, The Courthouse, Gorey, Co. Wexford. Identity. Q.M. Wexford Brigade Fianna Eireann; Member of Nos. 1 and 2 Flying Columns. Subject. Fianna Eireann and Irish Volunteer activities ...

    • ... this time, I was appointed Brigade Quartermaster of the Wexford Brigade, Fianna Eireann. Prior to this, the Fianna, which had been growing in numbers, spread its wings over the entire county, and a Wexford ... the arms, ammunition, supplies, etc., from Wexford to Gorey, and my position was getting more ...

    • ... STATEMENT OF MR. THOMAS DWYER, The Courthouse, Gorey, Co. Wexford (Formerly of John Street, Enniscorthy, Co. Wexford) The passing of forty years has dimmed the memory of the events of those history-making days of 1915 and reminiscences of the true facts are somewhat vague. However, I, Thomas Dwyer ...

    • ... Wexford Flying Column was laid, although it was not formed until sometime later. The following ... the raid, Markie Kirwan led us down to the main Wexford-Enniscorthy road where we intended to give ...

    • ... comparatively easy, due to the fact that the checker on the Dublin-Wexford mail train was Willie Nolan ... of the proposed North Wexford Flying Column were held in Ballindaggin Hall, under the command of Jack ("Waxer ...

    • ... troops were advancing from Wexford towards my native town. The Fianna were ordered to Edermine ...

    • ... Micheál was living in Enniscorthy, but is now N.T. in Glynn and a member of the County Wexford ...

    • ... on the Wexford-Dublin train at Enniscorthy station. All the men participating in this engagement were ...

    • ... of Seamus Rafter urging us on, the North Wexford Flying Column was formed under the command of Thomas ...

    • ... ) The column was constantly on the move in North Wexford looking for suitable positions from which ...

    • ... . This was the first actual ambush in Co. Wexford, and. I remember that because Phil Lennon afterwards remarked ...

    • ... on the Wexford-Wicklow border and, for that reason, we were ordered to move into the Gorey district ...

    • ... was situated on the main Dublin-Wexford road, about five miles north of Gorey and a corresponding distance ...

  • WS Ref #: 1215 , Witness: Joseph Killeen, Commandant IRA, Wexford, 1921

    • ... ORIGINAL BUREAU OF MILITIRY HISTORY 1913-21 BURO STAIRE HIL NO. 1913-21 NO. W.S. 1215 ROINN COSANTA. BUREAU OF MILITARY HISTORY, 1913-21. STATEMENT BY WITNESS. DOCUMENT NO. W.S. Witness Joseph Killeen, Abbeyview, Ferns, Co. Wexford. Identity. Vice—Commandant 3rd Battalion North Wexford Brigade ...

    • ... ORIGINAL BUREAU OFMILITARY HISTORY 1913-21 BURO STAIRE MILEATA 1913-21 No. W.S. 1215 STATEMENT BY MR. JOSEPH KILLEEN, Abbeyview, Ferns, Co. Wexford. I was born in Clonmel, Co. Tipperary. I ... , having spent about eleven months in Fethard, I was transferred, to Ferns, Co. Wexford as Postman ...

    • ... of the Irish Volunteers. This was known as A. Company 3rd Battalion, North Wexford Brigade. The Late Owen ...

    • ... communications. The North Wexford Brigade Active Service Unit was formed about December, 1920 ...

  • WS Ref #: 1256 , Witness: Patrick Ronan, Lieutenant IV, Wexford, 1916; Officer IRA, Wexford, 1917 - 1921

    • ... W.S. 1,256 ORIGINAL BUREAU OF MILITARY HISTORY 1913-21 BURO STAIRE MILEATA 1913-21 No. W.S. 1256 ROINN COSANTA. BUREAU OF MILITARY HISTORY, 1913-21 STATEMHNT BY WITNESS. DOCUMENT NO. W.S. 1,256 Witness Patrick Ronan, Ferns, Co. Wexford. Identity. Adjutant, 3rd Battalion, North Wexford Brigade ...

    • ... ORIGINAL BUREAU OFMILITARY HISTORY l9l3-21 W.S. 1,256 BUROSTAIRE MILEATA 19l3-21 No. W.S. 1256 THIRD STATEMENT BY MR. PATRICK RONAN, Ferns. Co. Wexford. My attention has been drawn to a report which appeared in a paper called "The Record" which was published for a short time In Gorey by a man ...

  • WS Ref #: 1274 , Witness: Patrick Fitzpatrick, Officer IV, Wexford, 1913 - 1916

    • ... ROINN COSANTA, BUREAU OF MILITARY HISTORY, 1933-21. STATEMENT BY WITNESS, DOCUMENT NO. W.S. 1,274 Witness Patrick FitzPatrick, 16 St. John's Villas, Enniscorthy, Co. Wexford. Identity. Military Secretary Irish Brigade, Enniscorthy, Co. Wexford, 1912 - . Subject, The Irish Brigade, Enniscorthy, Co ...

    • ... STATENT BY MR. PATRICK FITZPATRICK, 16, St. John's Villas, Enniscorthy, Co. Wexford. It was in the year 1912 that Thomas. Doyle (now proprietor of the Astor Cinema, Enniscorthy) discussed with Richard King, William Murphy and myself the idea of forming an organisation to work for the complete ...

  • WS Ref #: 1342 , Witness: Seamus Doyle, Lieutenant IV, Wexford, 1916; Member 1st, 2nd Dail

    • ... ROINN COSANTA. BUREAU OF MILITARY HISTORU, 1913-21 STATEMENT BY WITNESS. DOCUMENT NO. W.S. 1,342 Witness Seamus Doyle, 21 Parnell Avenue, Enniscorthy, Co. Wexford. Identity. Adjutant, Wexford Brigade, 1916; Member of Second Dail Eireann. Subject. His imprisonment in England, 1916-1917. Conditions ...

    • ... 2nd STATEMENT BY MR. SEAMUS DOYLE. 21. Parnell Avenue, Enniscorthy, Co. Wexford, formerly of Tombrack Wood. Ferns. Co. Wexford. After thirty-nine years, memories become blurred, and things which ... . Etchingham Seumas Rafter, Michael de Lacy, Richard F. King and myself. The last six were Wexford men ...

    • ... Pastor of Glynn, Wexford, and a national figure because of his untiring work to perpetuate the heroism ...

  • WS Ref #: 1343 , Witness: James Cullen, Captain IV, Wexford, 1916; Commandant IRA, Wexford, 1918 - 1920

    • ... ROINN COSANTA. BUREAU OF MILITARY HISTORY, 1913-21 STATEMENT BY WITNESS. DOCUMENT NO. W.S. 1,343 Witness James Cullen, 51 Belfield, Enniscorthy, Co. Wexford, Identity. Captain Enniscorthy Company Irish Volunteers, 1916; Comd't. 2nd Battalion North Wexford Brigade, 1918-1920. Subject. National ...

    • ... STATEMENT BY MR. JAMES CULLEN, Belfield, Enniscorthy, Co. Wexford. The I.R.B. was reorganised in Enniscorthy in 1907. In that year I was approached by Larry de Lacy, who told me about the I.R.B. and asked me to become a member. I willingly agreed and he swore me in. In a short time there were four ...

  • WS Ref #: 1497 , Witness: Joseph McCarthy, Commandant IRA, Wexford, 1921

    • ... ROINN COSANTA. BUREAU OF MILITARY HISTORY, 1913-21. STATEMENT BY WITNESS. DOCUMENT NO. W.S. 1497 Witness Joseph McCarthy, 29, South Street, New Ross, Co. Wexford. Identity. 1st Lieutenant, New Ross Company. Vice Commandant, New Ross Battalion. Irish Volunteer activities, New Ross, Co Wexford ...

    • ... throughout Ireland. Enniscorthy gave the lead to Co. Wexford. Companies were formed in the other Co. Wexford towns shortly afterwards. There was no sign of an effort or of any hope of a start being made ...

    • ... . Occasionally some Wexford man or woman amongst the spectators would recognise someone from our contingent ... Wexford". O'Connell St. once again opens a new page of history to its mighty tome of records. Armies ...

    • ... removed by rail to Wexford jail on 9th May. When we were lined, up in the barrack yard, surrounded ... further. Apparently our arrival in Wexford was unannounced, as there; was no organised hostility ...

    • ... and Wexford, the women of Dublin were frantic with cheers for the rebels and cries lika "Up the Republic ... , a fiend from St. Leonard's, Co. Wexford, Mick Roche, who was in the G.P.O. in O'Connell St. during ...

    • ... in ambush on Lord French); Michael Roche, St. Leonard's, Co. Wexford, who was in Dublin rebellion; He ... , and when on the run in the Tan war later paid two or three visits to• St. Leonard's, Co. Wexford; Leo ...

    • ... STATEMENT BY JOSEPH McCARTHY, 29, South St., New Ross, Co. Wexford. New Ross in my youth was a busy town of five thousand people.. Many were employed on its long stretch of quays, where fleets of sailing schooners were constantly arriving, fully laden with timber, coal, manures and other cargoes ...

    • ... 64. came from London and other English cities to visit the New Ross prisoners and brought generous parcels of food. No New Ross girls in particular I remember were Miss E. O'Neill of Wexford Street ... was a native of Arklow, Wellington Bridge, Co. Wexford and an aunt of Tom O'Hanlon of Gusserane ...

    • ... 3. a Hessian of your own, which conveyed that during '98 a corps of Hessians were operating in Wexford with the yeomen and that they (the Hessians) were well equipped, particularly with good quality boots, which were much sought after by the insurgents.. There was a. rhyme which I overheard her ...

    • ... on an excursion train on the occasion of a football match between Wexford and Kerry. Two of us brought ...

    • ... ., and a Captain Corballis were appointed. in charge of County Wexford by John Redmond's supporters ...

    • ... of the possibility of a German invasion and bow the County Wexford Volunteers would be employed as a division ...

    • ... in Wexford town of the Volunteers of the County. captain Redmond wore the khaki uniform covered by a civilian ...

  • WS Ref #: 1507 , Witness: Joseph McCarthy, Commandant IRA, Wexford, 1921

    • ... ROINN COSANTA. BUREAU OF MILITARY HISTORY, 1913-21. STATEMENT BY WITNESS. DOCUMENT NO. W.S. 1507. Witness Joseph McCarthy, 29 South Street, New Ross, Co. Wexford. Identity. 1st Lieutenant, New Ross Company. Vice Commandant, New Ross Battalion. Subject. Explosion at Saltmills, Co. Wexford, October ...

    • ... SECOND STATEMENT OF JOSEPH McCARTHY7 29 South Street, New Ross, Co. Wexford. It was October, 1920. Autumn had, in her gay colours of red and russet, tinted the old oaks and elms. surrounding Tintern Abbey. The barley and wheat were stacked in the neighbouring haggards, leaving, naked and quiet ...

    • ... being placed in their cells in Dartmoor, Edward Kelly was separated from his Wexford comrades ...

    • ... Government State Solicitor for County Wexford, came to assist the men if the military did succeed ...

    • ... nursing home in Wexford. During the week, the military came with ambulances, arrested the injured men ...

    • ... -10- During that week, they were court martialled in Waterford prison by a party of British officers. Dr. Walton, Dr. Furlong of Wexford and Dr. Hickey were brought to the court martial to give evidence. Fr. Scallan, C.C., St. Leonards, was also summoned to the court martial, but he refused ...

    • ... to shoot him, Timmons shouted that they had the wrong man, that he was a Wexford prisoner ...

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