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  • WS Ref #: 1509 , Witness: Michael Conway, Member IRA, Wexford, 1921; Survivor of explosion at Saltmills, Wexford, 1921

    • ... ROINN COSANTA. BUREAU OF MILITARY HISTORY, 1913-21. STATEMENT BY WITNESS. DOCUMENT NO. W.S. 1509. Witness Michael Conway, Carraghmore, Ballycullane, Co. Wexford. Identity. Survivor of Explosion at St. Kearns, Saltmills. Subject. Activities of Ballycullane Company1 Irish Volunteers, Co. Wexford ...

    • ... STATENT BY Mr. MICHAEI CONWAY, Curraghmore, Ballycullane, County Wexford. I joined the Ballycullane Company of the Irish Volunteers in 1917. There were between 25 and 30 men in the Company. John Timmins, who died a few years ago, was Company Captain. Meetings of the Company were held in secret ...

    • ... by Doctor Seamus O'Ryan, T.D. and Mr. Tom O'Hanlon, to Doctor Furlong's Nursing Home in Wexford town ...

    • ... .. In Dublin we got another big reception. We went by rail to Wexford and Ballycullane. Fog signals ...

  • WS Ref #: 1765 , Witness: Sean T O'Kelly, President of Ireland, 1945; Took part in Rising, 1916; Speaker Dail Eireann, 1920; Irish Representative, Paris & Rome, 1920 -1921

    • ... 7. 150 The holding of this meeting at Wexford was discussed by the I.R.B. authorities ... at all, of which there was grave doubt, because Wexford town and district was a place where ... Wexford well and was personally acquainted with the young men of the town and district of Wexford I ...

    • ... . I was sent to Wexford and recruited a great many members there, particularly at nnit3corthy and Wexford. town, I was sent on recruiting missions to Arklow, Galway, Cork and Sligo. In Wexford I ...

    • ... . Editor of "The Irish Press". Another son is Malachy Sweetman, who a farmer in north, County Wexford ... Sweetman of Laragh, Co. Wicklow. who was a member of the first Dant fu N County Wexford one of Roger's ...

    • ... to Wexford two or three days before the meeting and called on my I.R.B. friends who not numerous in and around the town of Wexford and most of whom I had recruited into the I.R.B. myself, and they bore out my ...

    • ... 178 Harrell's Visit to Bob Brennan at Wexford. Bob Brennan who was a journalist in Wexford had been for many years a close friend of mine. I took him into the I.R.B., as already stated in the year 1905 and we had remained close friends ever since. He came to me one day Boon after the outbreak ...

    • ... at the idea of Harrell coming to him. Everybody one might say in the County of Wexford knew Bob Brennan's ... anti-British activities over a long number of years especially in the County of Wexford. However ...

    • ... I went to were different Wards of the City of Dublin as well as Wexford town, Enniscorthy and New ...

    • ... resigned. These were sir Thomas Eamonde M.P. for North Wexford who was, ...

    • ... afterwards, induced by his principal political supporters in North Wexford to withdraw his ...

    • ... in the middle of the had chadsting in great numbers mostly from the Midlands and also from Gundy Wexford. I ...

    • ... by him in the Bull Ring in Wexford for Sunday the 4th October. This event, judging by the wide ...

    • ... not intervened, Mrs Skeffington would have been thrown in by that bitterly hostile crowd into Wexford ...

    • ... was it true that I visited the town of Wexford on such a date, let us say August 1903, and was it true ...

    • ... Lochlainn and Seán Fitzgibbon carried messages that night, and I think also Min Ryan went to Wexford ...

  • WS Ref #: 779 , Witness: Robert Brennan, Publicity Department, Dail Eireann, 1921

    • ... command of the Wexford Brigade, because I thought the job was too much for me, but I took over the Wexford Battalion. Pending The Usual Elections, I appointed temporary officers one of the centenary ... and dressing in uniform. Count Plunkett had visited Wexford and I had paraded the Wexford Battalion in his ...

    • ... nationality and Sinn Fein. When Griffith himself came down for our first Wexford Feis it was a great occasion ... Sinn Vein move- ment we organized Wexford County in the cause and became the best organized county ... of our members elected to the Wexford Corporation. In spite of this, we were still a very small minority ...

    • ... 84 We took advantage of the fact that there was a hurling and football fixture at Wexford Park and we ordered our lads from Wexford and vicinity to mobiliss there at 5.30. We were to set out ... in one of the Wexford Companies, came racing up on his bicycle. "The whole thing is off. he said ...

    • ... policemen ant of Wexford Barracks with them. They're watching out for somebody special. It might ... travelling through Wexford and journeyed to Dublin via Waterford. ...

    • ... 60 go to Wexford, We had arranged for some of the boys to, meet us. Tom Clarke lit told us not to allow our guns to be taken, so we loaded them and when the train stopped at Wexford, we got the boys ... rifles we bad in the Wexford Brigade when the Rising started, by Which time, outside of Dublin, we ...

    • ... l0 in aid of the Wexford '98 Memorial. It wag explained to us that we need not give a minstrel show if we did not wish, that it might be black and white or, indeed, all white if we liked. One of our ... it then, it was the first time in half a century that the people of Wexford had heard a song in Gaelic. I was the object ...

    • ... and people of Wexford. It reminds me of my cousin, the fearless, and dauntless saucy Jack Barry, the Father ... branched off. "I am proud of Wexford, he said, and never so proud as when I think of our illustrious ...

    • ... a letter re-directed from my old address in Wexford. It was from Harrell and it had been written about a week before, He said that ho would shortly1 be in Wexford/. shortly. at White's Hotel1 and that he ...

    • ... surrendered on the 29th. Sean Sinnott returned to Wexford during the day to make a survey ... be risky for the Wexford men to venture out before nightfall as they might be surrounded ...

    • ... 103 that a strong detachment of Butil Troop were on their way from the Curragh to Wexford and also that reinforcements for the British were coming from England via Rosslare to attack Dublin ... on the faces of the policemen was comical. The sensational news they hoard in Wexford next morning ...

    • ... 109 On Friday, a deputation of consisting of himself Father Febzhuny, Adm the Chairman of the Urban Bonnal and Mr. Buttle. a prominent local merchant. asked to he allowed to go to Wexford ... edition of one of the Wexford papers which contained, in block type, an account of Pearce's surrender ...

    • ... Republic" It stated that the British advanced from Wexford under cover of an armoured train which had been ... a short delay we wore brought to Wexford by road with a heavy police escort, The news of our coming ...

    • ... at wexford Quarter Sessions. He was a friend of Charlie Wyse Power. I asked him how Charlie was. A long ... . The police officers from Wexford gave their evidence and it appeared that the only real evidence ...

    • ... warder came in. "Are you from Wexford?" "Yer." "Will they win an Sunday?" I guessed 1xmcdiatoly he was talking about the Wexford fotba1l team which had held the a11 Ireland championship for three ...

    • ... 459 room. Wharton went over to him and they hold a whispered conversation. Then he returned to me. "Your name is Brannan." he said. "Yes." He wont over to a map on the wall and pointed to Wexford ... headquarters had been no secret as the Wexford Corporation for some strange reason - the majority ...

    • ... to acquaint the nobility and gent of Wexford and surrounding districts that yie2s3ing to the requests ... Dramatic Class would be depeated in the Wexford Assembly Rooms on the 19th day of February 1819 under ...

    • ... . "If you go to Wexford anyone will point him out to you." "I can vouch for that," said Griffith, "my brother-in law who is a Franciscan priest, was recently in Wexford and he saw Fred Murphy and talked ...

    • ... ROINN COSANTA. BUREAU OF MILITARY HISTORY, 1913-21. STATEMENT BY WITNESS DOCUMENT NO. W.S. 779 (Section1) Witness Robert Brennan, 42 Lower Dodder Road, Rathfarnham, Dublin. Identity. Acting Comd't. Wexford Brigade, Irish Vol's. 1916; 0/C. Sinn Fein Press Bureau, 1918-1921; Under Sec. Foreign ...

    • ... ROINN COSANT. BUREAU OF MILITARY HISTORY, 1913-21. STATEMENT BY WITNESS DOCUMENT NO. W.S. 779 (Section 2) Witness Robert. Brennan, 42 Lower Dodder Road, Rathfarnham, Dublin Identity. Acting Comd't. wexford Brigade, Irish Vol's 1916; O/C. Sinn Fein Press Bureau, 1916-1921; Under see. Foreign Affaire ...

    • ... compose now will stay with you Go ahead. Go Back To John's Gate Street in Wexford and the Chapel Yard ...

    • ... ROINN COSANTA BUREAU OF MILITARY HISTORY, 1913-21. STATEMENT BY WITNESS DOCUMENT No. W.S. 779 (Section 3) Witness Robert Brennan, 42 Lower Dodder Road, Rathfarnham, Dublin. Identity. Acting Comd't. Wexford Brigade, Irish Vol's. 1916; O/C, Sinn Fein Press Bureau, 1918-1921; Under Sec. Foreign ...

    • ... -6- the Commandant of the Wexford Battalion and Vice Commandant of the Brigade, was that a number ... . On the Thursday before Easter Sunday, a lady arrived in Wexford. I believe it was Miss Min Ryan, afterwards ... . Miss Hegarty. Miss Hegarty was a teacher student at the Loreto Convent in Wexford. She was from ...

    • ... ares till in Wexford. I knew his family. I had a dozen letters from people saying I gave the name wrongly, that it was not Quin, but Quinlisk. I had known this man's family in Wexford and I had also ... on the train running from Wexford to Rosslare. Page 262. I would say he had Broy before that. I imagine ...

    • ... 73 "You must go down to Wexford and meet him," he said. Sean T. and I pointed out the impossibility of this course. I was now something of a public character in Wexford and I could not contact anyone ... got our message through to Wexford, Harrell had come and gone. I never heard from Harrell again ...

    • ... districts all over South Wexford. The Bannow men had cycled some fifteen miles in the drenching down-pour ...

    • ... 428 rumours began to fly that the Volunteers would strike. first, without diving the British time to complete their conscript- tion plans. One day, I called on Michael Stai4eg, thou quartermaster General, to gee about getting some guns for Wexford. A chance remark of his suggested that home action ...

    • ... . to the number of two thousand, had arrived in Wexford and that they had outposts as far an Ferrycarrig ... Wexford. Apart from this. we were constantly getting mossages. like the following from the Parish ...

    • ... of the Wexford Corporation. I would have aid that he was a Unionist, though I had never talked politics ... from Wexford to see me, thinking I had some influence with the Sinn Fein leaders. Re was very much ...

    • ... the demonstrations more enthusiastic than in nut native county of Wexford whose people had played ouch ...

    • ... , in a state of poverty, My earliest recollectione were of a house in John's Gate Street, Wexford.1 ...

    • ... our branch in Wexford and I was appointed teacher at five shillings per week, We began ...

    • ... 18 We made enquiries and, as a result, one memorable day eight or nine of us were sworn inte the organization by Sean T. O'Kelly. the locale being John Barker's house in South Main Street, Wexford. The amazing thing about Sean T. at this time was that he was a grown man, a responsible citizen when ...

    • ... 21 You're only fooling yourselves, said the priest in a rich Dublin acoent. You should either drop this or go at it serious1y. Go and get rifles and men and make your men sharpshooters. There must be lots of material in Wexford. We were grinning with delight when we left him. What with the Gaelic ...

    • ... by three Wexford friends of mine. John Moloney his brother Peter and Fred Cogley, all students ...

    • ... and Wexford, was easily the chief County festival of the year and it had grown to be the biggest Feis ...

    • ... stayed with us nearly every time he came to Wexford. Our place was an ideal one for him to drill ...

    • ... that since she was a Wexford woman she could be nothing but a rebel. In the evening Liam would ...

    • ... complained. One day after the great war started, I journeyed up from Wexford, and Liam and his father met ...

    • ... them to take advantage of the reduced railway fares. On this occasion, The Wexford football team ...

    • ... 6l later still, Thompson guns and land-mines. The great war vas only a short time under way when the British authorities made the discovery that Wexford might have to be taken seriously, They had posted a notice warning farmers that if the Germane landed in Ireland, the farmers were to burn ...

    • ... in the Wexford area, I protested that I was sure Bolger had nothing to do with any rebel move- ment, that ho ...

    • ... . at Taghmon, seven miles from Wexford. The day was three days before Easter Sunday, but 1 did not think ...

    • ... . Not by broad alone I ventured. He laughad. I said butter, we got back to Wexford about four o'clock ...

    • ... where we were to meet again when I arrived with the Wexford Battalion. ...

    • ... 101 In the morning. I cycled down the hill into Wexford and, as Una had agaih gone to Enniscorthy, I went to my mother's house for breakfast, When she saw me she said: "You're not out?" "Why not?" "We were sent back." "And your lade in Dublin are fighting with their backs to the wall." Now, she had ...

    • ... 105 reported at once for duty and we made the Atheneum our head- quarters,. Seumas Doyle wrote and posted the notice proclaiming the Republic. A train arrived from Wexford and we took Poseossion of this and held it under steam ready for the emergenoy of our being ordered to Dublin, We tooted ...

    • ... Republican Headquarters Enniscorthy to Colonel French commanding the British forces in Wexford. Mere I ...

    • ... Castle was taken completely by surprise by the event. The deputation carried this letter, to Wexford ...

    • ... to this effect to Wexford and when they returned they said this condition had been granted but Colonel ...

    • ... wandering boy tonight and she not knowing that he's after dying in an ould stable in Wexford Barracks ...

    • ... friend of Madame Markievies's and Madame had appeared in some dromatic productions organised in Wexford ...

    • ... 135 Some of our Wexford comrades were there and they Waved to us as they ware marched off. Barney Mellows told me that another hatch had been sent off the day before and that Sean MacDermot had been amonget these lined up. Just before they were marched off. howover. two of the G. men walked along ...

    • ... at the spyhcle in door. A voice said: "Are you from Wexford?" "I am." ...

    • ... 157 nearly an the jails in Ireland,. She brought ma a great deal of news out the situation in Enniscorthy and Wexford generally and 1 was anxious to pase it on to deLacey and the others as soon as possible. So the moment I got back to the cell, I started tapping out a message to deLacey. It took me ...

    • ... 418 "Under the other oxter." "My God: Is there any superior officer here?" "No, sir. I'm in charge of the Wexford Witnesses." "God help us: What am I to write down?" "That's for you to say, sir." Of course, all this contributed greatly to our merriment. We re-enacted the scene for the crowd ...

    • ... , I won't do it." He was referring, of course, to the Wexford Warder in Cork jail. "Indeed you ...

    • ... Larkin's side on the Wexford strike. I retorted warmly that I had taken the side of the workers because ...

    • ... sailing to Wexford." ...

    • ... 588 shillings. He went off very pleased with his bargain, not knowing that I would given have given him the fire-irons for nothing to get rid of him. Mick sent me a photograph of a man who was suspected of spying and who was supposed to be a Wexford man, I want out to tell him that none of my ...

    • ... was returning to Wexford. Paz said he was to get us to Clonmel with the utmost despatch. He drove us ...

    • ... to be in Wexford some time later and swore Úna in as a member of the organisation. About that time somebody told ...

    • ... -7- Page 68 - During the Black and Tan raids we used to keep any documents we had to keep, or some that had historic value, in bundles ready to be sent to a hiding place. On several occasions Miss Gaul, who was a governess - a Wexford girl - employed by Mrs. kirwood-Hackett who lived next door ...

    • ... Hanna. He used to attend the Court Sessions in Wexford. I said something to him about Charlie Power ...

    • ... , when Slim Féin started, told Simon Maguire, the editor of the Wexford Free Press, which ...

    • ... 35 of the few priests active in Sinn Fein, to lecture on The Mancheser Martyrs' and I an instructed to issue invitations to all the Print citizens in the Wexford area. Amongst the names given to me was of a man namid Barry from the South count who Starel to le a knnoman of somey yock carry ...

    • ... so. Fortunately the position of Wexford correspondent of the Enniscorthy Echo became vacant ...

    • ... . They were the Wexford troop of Fianna Eireann, which had been Organesea in lean siwntt a few months ...

    • ... and to try and arrange to have them smuggled on a Wexford schooner to England. In due course, the men arrived ...

    • ... , the chief reporter of the Irish Times, for which paper I was, at that time, the Wexford correspondent ...

    • ... 74 and now oh of Limerick, came to Wexford. In the presence of the Brigade Vice-Commandant. Sean Sinnott, he told me he had a special order for ma from Commandant Pearse. 1 was. to take the vacant position of Quartermaster of Brigade with the rank of Captain. of ceurse, I accepted at once ...

    • ... 102 Then she said: "Go up there to the room and kneel down in front of the Sacred Heart and you'll get your authority." I did not tell her what I meant to do - to get to Ennis- corthy and see at could be done there. It was the only place in Wexford where we now had a chance. We had three hundred ...

    • ... Wexford County, but we were to prevent, as far as we could, any reinforcements for the British passing ...

    • ... 128 nothing was going to be done in Wexford." There are hundred stories about Etchingham's, ready wit and about the mischievous pranks he played on friend and foe alike but few realised his gay light-heartedness concealed a spirit strong as steel, His health never was good but no one ever heart aim ...

    • ... the Wexford follows?" "If Seumas says so, yes." I said. He had a roll of notes in one hand and silver in the ...

    • ... , no one paid any attention to those. Shortly after I got back to Wexford, Una and returned from a walk one ...

    • ... to Wexford, I mentioned the matter to Una. "Are you sure he didn't moan you?" she asked. "Good Lord ...

    • ... me how I had found fled Murphy the last time I was in Wexford. I replied I had found Fred quite well ...

    • ... of the Wexford Independent, a small conservative sheet. He had once told me he had never agreed ...

    • ... dangerous, I decided to take the Fiehguard-Rosslare route. On the boat a Wexford ...

    • ... in Wexford, and we rented rooms in a house in Rathgar Avenue. Our landlady was a true blue Unionist ...

    • ... of Dominion Rome Rule, He returned to Wexford very disconsolate. A. few days later, Mrs. Green sent ...

  • WS Ref #: 299 , Witness: Patrick Ronan, Lieutenant IV, Wexford, 1916; Officer IRA, Wexford, 1917 - 1921

    • ... Ronan, Ferns, Co. Wexford. Identity Member of I.R.B. Ferns 1912 — 2nd Lieut. Ferns Coy. Irish ... ) Preparations for Easter Week Rising - Ferns, Co. Wexford; (c) Imprisonment and release. Conditions ...

    • ... effective until Easter 1916. Early in 1916 Pearse held a review of the Wexford Volunteers on Vinegar ...

    • ... W.S. 299 ORIGINAL BUREAU OF MILITARY HISTORY 1913-21 BURO STAIRE MILEATA 1913-21 NO. W.S. 299 TATEMENT BY PATRICK FERNS CO WEXFORD I was interested in the Irish Language from my earliest schooldays and I joined the Gaelic League in 1910. Some of my ancestors were in the ‘98 Rebellion. In 1912 I ...

  • WS Ref #: 1244 , Witness: Joseph O'Rourke, Secretary and Centre IRB Dublin, 1912 - 1919

    • ... was in connection with the transfer of shotguns; to Wexford and rifles in exchange from Wexford to Dublin The Volunteers; in Wexford had a number of rifles which they were anxious to exchange for shotguns and revolvers.. We arranged for the exchange and instructed the Wexford Volunteers to bring the rifles ...

    • ... in September, 1916. Some of the Wexford prisoners, Pat ...

  • WS Ref #: 315 , Witness: Seamus Doyle, Lieutenant IV, Wexford, 1916; Member 1st, 2nd Dail

    • ... of the surrender in Dublin, Some of the Cumann na mBan girls had. been into Wexford previous to this and had informed us that there was a large number of British troops in Wexford. The Cumann na mBhan had given ... that the best thing to do was for one of us to surrender to Colonel French in Wexford and with his ...

    • ... Military Archives Cathal Brugha BKs Rathmines Dublin 6 RÓINN COSANTA. BUREAU OF MILITARY HISTORY 1913-21. STATEMENT BY WITNESS DOCUMENT NO. W.S. 315 Witness Mr. Seamus Doyle, Tombrack Wood, Ferns Co. Wexford. Identity 1st Lieutenant 'A' Company Enniscorthy Battalion Irish Volunteers; Adjutant ...

    • ... Wexford was held in Enniscorthy. A County Board with Esmonde as Chairman, was appointed to look after ... part in a meeting which had been called for Wexford by John Redmond. Davis, however, ordered ...

    • ... in Ferns and Companies in Wexford Ballymurrin Ballindaggin new Ross There were other small units ... . Wexford Company as well as Brigade Officer Commanding. Sean Etchingham was in charge in Gorey ...

    • ... that Kilkenny, Waterford and Wexford. were to act as one unit under the command of Captain O'Connell. I ... to proceed to Wexford to put the whole matter of orders before Sean Sinnott. I saw Sinnott and Bob ...

    • ... from Borris end was present. conference decided that I should again go to Wexford see the Brigade Commander. O’Connell an I went to Wexford and saw st the Brigade Commander and Quartermaster ...

    • ... to Wexford to Colonel French with this offer and returned end gave us the impression that Colonel French ... . in Wexford where we spent that night in the Barracks. Sean Sinnott joined us as a prisoner ...

    • ... it. The railway line was destroyed outside the town on the Wexford side and the train which used ... on Wednesday, two or three men were sent out to reconnoitre the railway line towards Wexford ...

    • ... Military Archives Cathal Brugha BKs Rathmines Dublin 6 STAEMENT BY Mr. SEAMUS DOYLE, Tombrack Wood, Ferns County Wexford. I was always a separatist from the time I reached me of - political reasoning. I think I was born one. Father Philip Roche was a great, great Grand Uncle of mine. I joined ...

    • ... ., was appointed to take charge of the Volunteers in the County Wexford. Colonel Esmond later joined the British ...

    • ... to proceed. to Wexford to take up his command. I saw this order and it was signed by McNeill. McDermott ...

    • ... to do. I went to Wexford to see Sinnott. I do not remember if O’Connell came with me. I think he ...

    • ... happened. We returned to Wexford where we saw Colonel French. He asked us did we get what we wanted. We ...

  • WS Ref #: 335 , Witness: Joseph Furlong, Member IRB, Wexford, 1908; IV London, 1913; GHQ Staff IRA, 1920 -1921

    • ... . My mother was also a separatist. I went to school with the Christian Brothers in Wexford Town ... in Wexford. I joined the I.R.B. in Wexford in 1908 at the instance of Ned Redmond, who worked with me in the Wexford Engineering Company. This man vas drowned at sea towards the and of the Great War ...

    • ... ROINN COSANTA. BUREAU OF MILITARY HISTORY, 1913-21. STATEMENT BY WITNESS DOCUMENT NO. W.S. 335 Witness Major Joseph Furlong, 2 Market Street, Wicklow. Identity Member of I.R.B. Wexford 1908 -; Volunteers London 1911 -; Irish Volunteers, 'D' Coy. 2nd Battalion Dublin Brigade 1915-16. Subject ...

    • ... on Christmas Eve. We Were the last to leave the Camp. We From Wexford (J F) travelled to Ireland via ...

    • ... -2- pamphlets. This was against recruiting for the British Army. When King Edward of England died, the "Union Jack" was flown on the Custom house in Wexford at "half Mast". We cut down the flag ... morning to go to our work. In 1911 there were large scale Labour troubles and lock-outs in Wexford ...

    • ... returned to Ireland to a Wexford. Shortly after Xmas we got a massage from Mick ...

    • ... and we were told that our men were marching from County Wexford arid other parts of the country to our ...

  • WS Ref #: 821 , Witness: Frank Henderson, Captain IV, Dublin, 1916; Commandant IRA, 1917 - 1921

    • ... 103. instructions were to visit every I.R.B. Circle in the North Wexford area on the Sundasr ... and that they were to stand firm. Before I departed for Wexford on Saturday afternoon, I was told that Cathal Brugha, the Minister for Defence, would be travelling to County Wexford on the same train as I would ...

    • ... 38. (c) The dividing line between the 3rd and 4th Battalions was - Parliament St., Cork Hill, Dame St. to corner of South Great George's St., South Great George's St., Aungier St., Wexford St., Camden St., South Richmond St., Rathmines Road, whence the line continued in a manner of which I am ...

    • ... Brigade, in the Athlone area, Patrick(?) Kavanagh in the Arklow (and perhaps North Wexford) area, Earnán ...

    • ... by Diarmuid O'Hegarty, on behalf of the I.R.B., to go to the North Wexford area during the August ...

    • ... between these. In the course of the time I spent in the North Wexford area, I met all the senior I.R.A ...

  • WS Ref #: 877 , Witness: Patrick J Paul, OC East Waterford Brigade IRA, 1921

    • ... 16. direct or command them. The same conditions existed in South Wexford because I was down there at one time with Seamus Hughes who came down as a G.H.Q. organiser to South Wexford. Seamus called to me in Waterford on his way to Wexford and took me with him to see whether anything could be done ...

    • ... . G.H.Q. organiser Seamus Hughes makes a call in Waterford on his way to Wexford. Meeting with South ...

  • WS Ref #: 1214 , Witness: James J O'Connor, Special Constable RIC, Wexford, 1916; Solicitor, Dublin

    • ... 3. to try and get a permit from the British Proyost Marshal to go home to Wexford. I met my uncle ... to Wexford. He said, “I’ll get you the permit”. He went away and came back with a permit but. it was not a permit to go to Wexford. It was a permit t drive to Armagh and back. I got into the car. He ...

    • ... a mile outside Wexford. One R.I.C. man and two Specials went to the far end: I and another civilian and one R.I.C. man remaining at the Wexford end. After about 1 1/2 hours we saw lights coming down ... outside the town of Wexford, to take over command of the British Forces in Wexford, informing him ...

    • ... STATEMENT BY JAMES J. O'CONNOR, SOLICITOR, 34, Upper Ormond Quay. Dublin. My uncle, James O'Connor, started life as a solicitor in Wexford with my father, the late Michael J. O'Connor. He came to Dublin later, practised as a solicitor an Dublin and then went to the Bar, becoming first a Junior ...

    • ... to see if ii could get the train home to Wexford. As there were no trains later that day I walked ...

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