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  • WS Ref #: 416 , Witness: Mairin Ryan, nee Cregan; Wife of Dr. James Ryan, Minister for Agriculture, 1932 -1948; Member Cumann na mBan, 1913 - 1921; Courier to Kerry, 1916

    • ... ROINN COSANTA. BUREAU OF MILITARY HISTORY, I913-21 STATEMENT BY WITNESS DOCUMENT NO. W.S. 416 Witness Mrs. James Ryan (Mairin Cregan), Kindlestown House, Delgany, Co. Wicklow. Identity Wife of Dr. J. Ryan, T.D. Courier to Kerry, Holy Week 1916. Subject (a) National activities 1916-1921; (b) Kerry ...

    • ... and Mallow made it impossible for Mrs. Ryan to reach Dublin or get in touch with S. MacDermott. Any other ... conversation with Mrs. Ryan on that eventful Good Friday, I am well aware how keenly she felt in getting back ...

    • ... STATEMENT OF MRS. JAMES RYAN (MÁIRÍN CREGAN), Kindlestown House, Delgany, Co. Wicklow. As a child in Killorglin, my mother talked a good deal about Douglas Hyde and the language movement. She made her children learn Irish dancing and singing and. tried to recall Irish phrases heard from her own ...

    • ... the set would be erected. I Arranged for Mrs. Ryan to stay with a friend of Austin, Fr. Joe Breen ... Daly on Saturday evening of the occurrence. Mrs. Ryan was immediately on the scene of the accident ... -2- attached to the Movement, and a relation of Mrs. Dr. Quinlan who was, I think, friendly ...

    • ... Copy of letter (carbon copy) in the possession of Mrs. Máire Ryan (née Creegan) from Mr. Paddy Cahill, Kerry Champion, Ltd., Tralee. 7th April, 1941. M. Cremen, Esqr., Secty., Military Pensions Board ... to hand, have pleasure in stating that I have had personal knowledge of Mrs. Jim Ryan's visit ...

    • ... . Miss Browne introduced me to Miss it Ryan (afterwards Mrs. Seán T. O'Kelly), who kept open house ... 2. Mrs. Seán McEntee) came weekly from Dublin to give lectures to the nuns and as the stayed overnight we naturally became friendly. She had first-class university degrees in Irish and Celtic Studies ...

    • ... they came back. My landlady, Mrs. Doyle, received me with open arms, very sympathetically and reassuring me ... before his execution, Seán McDermott asked. Min Ryan who was visiting him, to take a memento from him ...

    • ... (Dr. Jim Ryan, now T.D. for South Wexford) to live in Wexford town, where he was practising ... , of which Cissie Whelan, now Mrs. Curran, was President. We took part in every political activity ...

    • ... Grove Park, from Miss Kit Ryan, 19 Ranelagh Road, that Seán McDermott wanted to see me before I left ... arrived. Miss. K. Brady and Jim Ryan, medical student and Volunteer, were with me. Seán took me aside ...

    • ... . SIGNED Mairin Rean Ki Ryan DATE 26th Feb 1950 WITNESS S Ni Ciosain ...

    • ... Number, 1934", "Volunteer X" in that article was the medical student, Jim Ryan, mentioned above). When ...

    • ... 8. asked one of the two soldiers on guard for a penknife. The soldier said it was against orders. Seán quickly appreciated. the soldier's position. lie scratched his initials and the date with a pin on the coin and Min Ryan brought it to me. It was an indication of the thoughtful person he ...

  • WS Ref #: 1766 , Witness: William O'Brien, Member IRB; Labour Leader

    • ... by James Connolly on column 1. of page 1., Pearse said to him (Ryan), "I am greatly afraid Connolly has ... 62. discussing the situation with James Connolly before Connolly was finally persuaded to agree to act with him. When asked about the kidnapping, Mrs. Dillon said she did not know anything about ...

    • ... the chance." Following the resignation of Captain White at the end of April, 1914, James Larkin was elected ... by Desmond Ryan. ...

    • ... 61 Chapter Y Regarding the absence for three days of James Connolly in January 1916, an account of which I have given in the introduction to the collection of Connolly's writings entitled "Labour ... as there is a considerable difference 6t opinion as to what happened. Desmond Ryan informs me that be had a long talk ...

    • ... . at the residence of Mrs. Eamon Ceannt and had a long talk with him about Easter Week, before and after, and also future prospects. He said flukier Hobson told him that James Connolly was the author ...

    • ... 66 Belfast to see Connolly's eldest daughter, Nora. Mrs. Mallin said she would get one of her boys to do this and, accordingly, Percy Reynolds was dispatched to Belfast with a code based upon numbers ... the Insurrection on their own. Although I was acting closely with James Connolly I had nothing to do ...

    • ... ". In "The Rising", by Desmond Ryan, this incident, as described by him, contains an error and is not as reported ... , "That would be telling", Ryan gives as "That would be telling you", which alters the sense ...

    • ... . When we expressed surprise at this, Mrs. O'Doherty said that posting and so forth had been done ... Mrs. O'Doherty Called I wee engaged at a meeting which I could not leave until it was finished and when I was free it was dose on 11 p.m. After discussing the position Farren and I accompanied Mrs ...

    • ... Party. Late in the evening of January 31st, Mrs. Kitty O'Doherty, who was a member of the Executive ... with a message from Keohane which surprised us very much. Mrs. O'Doherty stated that there was hopeless ...

    • ... prevailed There was also an overflow meeting in the Supper Room. Mrs. Wyse-Power presided at the former meeting and Mrs. Ceannt presided at the overflow meeting at which all the speakers spoke a second ...

    • ... with the Irish Volunteers attracted a good deal of attention, mainly because of the part which James Connolly ... was Commandant General of the Dublin Division. James Larkin, who bad been Commandant of the Citizen Army. from ... statements in the course of this article actually stating that James Connolly and himself wrote ...

    • ... 58. November 13th, about forming an army an for so Weeks after that James Larkin Was not on duty in Liberty Hall, James Connolly being in command for that whole period, during which the Citizen Army ... to 1913 in the Social Democratic Federation, a socalist organisation in Great Britain of which James ...

    • ... 72. and Madame Markievicz had stated that they had a pact with James Connolly that if any of the leaders were arrested they would start the Insurrection and that in view of the absence of James ... whereabouts, and had nothing to do with kidnapping him. From my intimate knowledge of James Connolly ...

    • ... 3. Skeffington said he was going down to Mrs. Wyse-Power's to see if he could get something to cat. I accompanied him. The gate of Mrs. Wyse- Power's shop was closed, but we made some noise and Mrs ... . Skeffington said that would do fine, and then Mrs. Wyse-Power asked him if he would go to Hamilton ...

    • ... to the organisation. 1st telegram: This was received in Liberty Hail on Thursday, 20th January, 1916, when James ... , the word "nine" indicating in code that there was nothing known about James Connolly's absence ...

    • ... -steps and on the pavement. On Friday Mrs. Margaret McGarry of 31, Upper Fitzwilliam Street and her son, Milo,. came to our house. I knew Mrs. McGarry's appearance, having often seen her at meetings ... as being strongly in favour of action in accordance with the message which she had brought.. Mrs ...

    • ... and told me he was anxious to meet Captain White and James Larkin. James Connolly at that time lived in Belfast and was not available. I brought, Captain White, James Larkin and Lehane together ...

    • ... rather than James Connolly, and if he, could establish that it was started in Cork in 1908 it would completely cut out Connolly. as the latter did not return to Ireland until July 191O. In fact, James ... not speak that night in Parmell Place, and it was stated by James Connolly, in the course of his ...

    • ... with Irish Transport and General Workers' Union. James Connolly was, at that, time, correspondent ... October, 1915, James Connolly wrote :- "The Irish Citizen Army was founded during the great ...

    • ... of the execution of James Connolly, a Sign which had been displayed on Liberty Hall was removed ... of this was that the Citizen Army had no suitable premises associated with James Connolly and the individual ...

    • ... 40. "Well" answered Murphy "I should think. my employer would be the proper person to speak on that". "Certainly, said Sankey, "nobody bettar. Now, What is the name of your employer'?" "James Rourke of store Street, Dublin", answered Murphy. "Oh", said Judge Pim, who was a member of the Advisory ...

    • ... 78. with the last day or so. Mrs. Clarke is positive that Torn Clarke was President. She would be, a little prejudiced perhaps, but on this particular thing I think why Tom did tell her he was President was that before Easter Week they insisted he should sign the Proclamation first, hence be told ...

    • ... was a Corporal in the 18th Moyal Irish. He said I understood, that I was a particular friend of James ... of and guard James Connolly who was a prisoner in Dublin. Castle. Captain Stanley instructed him ...

    • ... 41. Chapter III. James Connolly, in the course of an article in Irish Worker" October 25th., 1913, said - "We know. our duties as we know our rights, and we shall stand by one another, through think ... put a decisive stop to the proceedings of the police." On November 13th., 1913, James Connolly ...

    • ... or September, 1914. James Connolly took charge of the Army in October, 1914. Towards the end of 1915 James ...

    • ... , Sean Rogan and myself with a Dublin motor car travelled to Roscommon. On the previous day Mrs ...

    • ... 22. had been supplied with a copy of the evidence to be used against him on his trial and he showed me this. It. contained a copy of a letter found in his possesion. after his arrest. This letter was from James Connolly to Stack stating that Connolly had been informed that there was some talk ...

    • ... . 13th December, 1913: James Connolly, in en article in the "Irish Worker" entitled "Arms and the Man ...

    • ... Poole and James McGowan. ...

    • ... 50. the proceedings, attempting to justify their action by contending that some of the provisional committee of the Volunteers were associated with or supporters of the farmers in County Dublin who, at that time, had their members on strike. From this period until james Connolly took charge ...

    • ... 126. the hall and after a short pause the chairman celled on me. I commenced to speak and I got a very good reception and when, in the course of my remarks, I referred to the shooting of James Connolly, a number of those present stood in their places and as a result practically every delegate stood ...

    • ... STATEMENT 0F Mr. WILLIAM O'BRIEN, 44, Lansdowne Road, Dublin., Now 89 Pembroke Ro, Chapter I. April 24th., 1916: The last words said to me by James Connolly. just before he left Liberty Hall were "Co ... of the windows of the G.P.O. in Henry Street if James Connolly was available and a short time later I saw him ...

    • ... into the street and he availed of the opportunity to walk away. I then saw Mrs. Wyse-Power in the window ...

    • ... in to obey". "The Svening Telegraph", 15th November - "James Connolly said he did not sea why they should ...

    • ... . The drilling will start during the week at Croydon park." December 12th., 1913 - "Forward" Scotland. James ...

    • ... with Madame Markievicz and I was then informed that on the previous day, Wednesday, James Connolly had left ...

    • ... 64. were discussing the position when my brother, Dan, and Michael Mallin arrived and joined in the discussion. Very shortly a telegram was handed in addressed to James Larkin who had been absent from the country about 18 months. It Was strange that a telegram should be addressed to Larkin who ...

    • ... 127. "months ago you had a revolution in Ireland. The papers and the politicians that acclaimed the revolution in Russia did not acclaim the revolution in Ireland, whore the leaders were taken out and shot like dogs one of then some of you knew - James Connolly. I appeal for you to help us ...

    • ... 136 appendix COPY/ THE HERAKLEION Jim Larkin. From The Masson July, 1916). The Irish Rebellion was brought to birth by man who had given service to the working class in all quarters flora of the globe. James Connolly who has sealed his ballet in the principles of eternal justice on the cause ...

    • ... associated with James Connelly anti myself, and who helped materially in assiating my /sister, ...

    • ... , was the same for which they fell". James Connolly and his comrades hoard the call. ...

    • ... Week I had mentioned to James Counolly that as soon as the insurrection started I thought ...

    • ... 4. down by Russell Street and Portland Row. At about 11.30 two men whom I did not know came to my residence with Roderick Connolly, son of James Connolly, aged 15 years, who had been in the G.P.O. from Monday, with a request to my sister that she should look after him. At this time the soldiers ...

    • ... Thomas. Street. At the Fountain in James' Street we turned right, down Steevens Lane, up St. John's Road ...

    • ... was not previously acquainted with Austin Stack but he knew of my connection with James Connolly ...

  • WS Ref #: 482 , Witness: Rose McNamara, Member Inghini na hEireann, 1906 - 1912; Member Cumann na mBan, 1913 - 1922

    • ... Bridget Carey Miss Magee Miss; Ryan K Corcoran (Mrs. McGrath) Miss; J. Donoghue (Mrs. Brennan) B ... 2. Priscilla Quigley (Mrs. Kavanagh) Maria Quigley (Mrs. Clince) winnie Byrne (Mrs. Sommerville) Peg Cuddihy (Mrs. Traynor) Bridie Kenny Nellie Cuddihy (Mrs. Fitzgerald) Lavina Doyle M. Lalor (Mrs ...

    • ... Kathleen Mullen Marcella Cosgrove Sheila Meg1ier Annie Cooney (Mrs. O'Brien) Lily Cooney Eileen Cooney (Mrs. Harbourne) May Byrne (Mrs. Doyle), 6 Coolevin Road, Lower Clanbrassil Street. Katie Byrne (deceased) Bridget Hegarty (Mrs. Harmon) Josie Kelly (Mrs. Greene) Katie Kelly (Mrs. O'Regan) Emily ...

    • ... . McNamara 0/C. in charge. Quartermaster : Miss Marcella Cosgrove Section : May Byrne (Mrs. Doyle) Josie Kelly (Mrs. Greene), 166 Lower Kimmage Road. Katie Kelly (Mrs. O'Regan) Josie O'Keeffe (Mrs. McNamara) Emily O'Keeffe (Mrs. Hendley) Bridget Hegarty (Mrs. Harmon), Raphoe Road, Crumlin. Margaret ...

    • ... 2. Active Service in other Centres. Adjutant: Joe Walsh (Mrs. Rafferty) - G.P.O. Sheila (Julia) Grennan - G.P.O. E. O'Farrel - G.P.O. Commandant: E. Walsh (Mrs. Murphy) - Church Street. Peg Cuddihy (Mrs. Traynor) - Street Duty. Nellie Gifford (Mrs. Donnelly) - Stephen's Green Area. Lily G ...

    • ... afterwards. I also saw Dr. J. Ryan accompanied away by Free State troops. The next day - probably the 1st ...

    • ... 3. Eileen Walsh now Mrs. Martin Murphy; I was Vice-Commandant Miss Marcella Cosgrove (now deceased) was Quartermaster, and May Byrne was Section Commander. Seamus Pounch one of the Fianna boys, who drilled us, gave us these ranks. For some time before the Rising we marched in the public parades ...

    • ... with bayonets, not having any forks or utensils for cooking. Dinner very successful. Captain's wife (Mrs ...

    • ... class at 6 Harcourt Street and at Mrs. Houlihan's in Ushers Quay. At Harcourt Street we had already ...

  • WS Ref #: 485 , Witness: Bridget O'Mullane, Officer Cumann na mBan, Dublin, 1917 - 1921

    • ... Ceannt Annie Anderson (Mrs. Quinn) Lily O'Brennan Sighle Humphries Min Ryan (Mrs. Mulcahy Maeve ... (Mrs. Jim Burke) Eileen Tubbert Phyllis Ryan (Mrs. S.T.O'Kelly) Fanny O'Dolan Francis Sullivan Mrs ... Maire Hanley Sadhbh Mulligan Mrs. Woods Sinead Robinson Eily Ryan Ellis Robinson Miss Barton Maggie ...

    • ... Miss O'Rahilly Maire Redick Margaret Brown (Mrs. MacEntee) Grainne O'Malley Mrs. Ryan (Máirín Cregan ... 2. Una O'Connor Eileen O'Neill Nora O'Connor Mrs. Mackey Molly Hyland Kathleen Freeman Kathleen Hyland Dolly Freeman (Mrs. McDonnell) Maeve Phelan Mrs. Hyland Melina Phelan Brid O'Mullane May Phelan ...

    • ... a membership of over one hundred at the time of the Truce, and included Lily O'Brennan, Mrs. Austin Stack, Sheila Humphreys, Mrs. Piatt, Una O'Connor, Phyllis Ryan (Mrs. Seán T. O'Kelly) and many other prominent women. A complete list of the members compiled by Phyllis Ryan, Lily O'Brennan and myself ...

    • ... -3- myself, Eileen McGrane (later Mrs. P. McCarville), Josephine Aherne (later Mrs. James McNeill), Kate Breen and others whose names I cannot recall, spoke at length in favour of the resolution. Mrs. Wyse-Power and Mrs. Richard Mulcahy spoke against it. The resolution was fully discussed also ...

    • ... of a ladder. This state of affairs went on for several days. Mrs. Humphreys had anthrim trouble which ... told that the Surgeon was coming, and that Mrs. Humphreys would be taken to a cell on the landing where the surgeon would perform the operation. We consented to remove the barricades to let Mrs ...

    • ... -4- and a section dealing with current events relating to the organisation. I also was able to procure appropriate articles for women from prominent persons such as Madame Markievicz, Mrs. Sheehy-Skeffington, Mrs. Piatt and others. In June 1922 I went home to Sligo on my annual holidays ...

    • ... on health grounds. When I arrived in Mount joy the only other similar prisoners there were Mrs. Humphreys ... political prisoners had just arrived too, amongst them Rita O'Farrelly, now Mrs. P.J. Fleming ...

    • ... -16- get down. Mrs. Humphreys called us all together, and, going down on our knees, we said a rosary for the men who had been murdered. We found out the names of the men. The next time Paddy O'Keeffe ... cell, that is, Mrs. Humphreys, her daughter Sheila, Rita O'Farrelly and myself, we decided to put up ...

    • ... -7- firing at an I.R.A. outpost and that we were directly in the line of fire. I pulled my companions with me into a large doorway to get some kind of cover. To our amazement the door behind us opened and we recognised Mrs. Freeman, the mother of two Cumann na mBan girls of our Ranelagh Branch. She ...

    • ... -9- worried about all his papers and plans, as they were more important than his life. I told him that I would take charge of all the papers and plans, but he was to get off immediately and go to the house of Mrs. Conor Maguire in Warwick Terrace, and that I would bring all his papers and plans ...

    • ... McGavock (now Mrs. Beaumont) I got a room in Glare Street. Having got the room I collected some of my ...

  • WS Ref #: 676 , Witness: Liam A Brady, Officer Fianna Eireann, Derry, 1920 - 1922

    • ... for Intelligence about British and R.I.C. Movements. Mick MeDonagh George Reeves Ryan Mrs. William Hegarty Miss Roddy Iiss Doherty Brennan Miss Horner William McAuley James McAuley Frank Dorothy Dan Kelly ...

    • ... Road Joe Murray, James O'Neill, Nailors Row John O'Donnell Andy Barr, Park Avenue Mullan, St ... of Cumann na mBan, 1916. Mrs. Cavanagh Mrs. Mary J. Wray Mrs. McDevitt Annie Smith Mrs. J. McDaid Miss Keenan Annie Martin Patsy Durante Mrs. O'Neill Mrs. J. Fox Miss Fox Mrs. W. Sharkey Miss Tilley Cullen ...

    • ... 41. and it soon became the most active Sinn Fein Club in the city. Robert McAnany was on outstanding Chairman and James Gallagher a most efficient Secretary. The Committee had an ingenious method by which the work of the Cumann became interesting and enjoyable thus succeeding in spreading ...

    • ... Donegal, Mrs. Pearse mother of P.H. and William Pearse, accompanied by her daughter, Miss Pearse, spent ... O'Doherty who presided said the name of Mrs. Pearse was renowned not alone through the length ... was that of a martyr thoroughly reconciled to the Cross. Mrs. Pearse, when the enthusiasm accorded to her ...

    • ... 86. whole affair. As I landed at Mrs. Mellon's, I was surprised to see what I thought to be a nice ... friend Mrs. Mellon thought most suitable for his protection. As we were leaving the house and getting ... Doyle around the back of Letterkenny and left him safely with Mrs. McGrath, who supplied us both ...

    • ... James McCann, Alfie MeCallion, Mick Sheerin, James Taylor, James Molloy, George Doyle. Peadar ...

    • ... John Adams, Frances Street. Dead James McAuley, Abbey Street Tommy Johnson, Saint Columbas Wells Dead ... Andy McDermott, Bogside Dead Paddy Lafferty, Bishop Street James Lynch, Sloans Terrace Dead Joseph ... Dead William Hegarty, William Street Dead James McGuinness, Chamberlain Street Dead Barney McGettigan ...

    • ... 106. Names of First Flying Column Peadar O'Donnell Column O.C. Donegal Alfie McCallion Derry Seamus McCann Derry Jim Welsh Cork Tim O'Sullivan Cork Frank O'Donnell Donegal Con Connelly Monaghan James Taylor Derry James McKee (Ginger) Armagh William Dohney Tipperary Con Boyle Donegal William Cullen ...

    • ... to escape and live to tell the sad tale. The English Revolution of 1688 when King James II and his nephew ... to take, At last they decided to support the Dutchman against the English King, James II. On August 12th 1688 the gates of Derry were shut against James' Forces. A seige ensued which lasted 105 days ...

    • ... 107. Names of Second Flying Column Charles MeGuinness, Column 0.C. Derry Paddy O'Reilly Donegal P.J. McHugh Donegal Frances Henry Gallagher Donegal Hugh Martin Derry Mick Sheerin Donegal Owen Callan Donegal Joe Harkin Donegal Jim Harkin Donegal Dan McGill Donegal James McGill Donegal Paddy Moore ...

    • ... go to Mrs. Mello's, Kildare Terrace and get in touch with George Doyle, one of the Volunteers who ... miles and leave him at Mrs. McGrath's, which was a noted house of call for Republicans who were ...

    • ... to Derry's good record in supporting the National Aid Fund. Mrs. Pearse then gave some interesting ...

    • ... Journal" re visit of Mrs. Pearse to Derry, January 4th, 1918. 38 30. Visit of Mr. De Valera and Mt. Seát ...

    • ... they would certainly make a name for themselves. Mrs. Cavanagh was in charge of Cumann na mBan whose numbers ...

    • ... (Now Mrs. Murray living in Dublin) brought a dispatch from Volunteer Headquarters in Dublin ...

    • ... co nsisted of P. Hegarty, Chailman, D.J. Shiels, Secretary, James Gallagher, J.L. Mourne, William ...

    • ... the rebels O'Neill and O'Donnell. And in 1609, James I ordered the City of London to undertake ...

    • ... successfully planned by James McAuley and Joe Flanagan, the latter acting as M.C. The programme mostl ...

    • ... of him on the stage set the audience into stitches of laughter. James McAuley played the role ...

    • ... . The Great Northern Railway was to be interrupted at several points. Paddy Lafferty and James Lynch were ...

    • ... to John Doherty's, Lower Road, James Lynch's, Sloan's Terrace, Leonard's, William Street and lots ...

    • ... that I would not make another mistake while delivering Republican supplies. James Lynch, another ...

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

    • ... : Mrs Ryan Comdt Investigator ... Lieutenant, which he did. Mrs. Walsh went to see Lord French alone, told him all about the Potter case, informing him that there was great doubt about the young man's guilt. Lord French told Mrs. Walsh, "1 ...

    • ... STATEMENT BY JAMES J. O'CONNOR, SOLICITOR, 34, Upper Ormond Quay. Dublin. My uncle, James O'Connor ... was the man who wrote the two-volume history of Ireland. My aunt, Mrs. Maud Walsh, was married ... time. He died many years ago and my aunt Mrs. Walsh came to live in Dublin, later becoming a, member ...

    • ... the deputation no hearing at all and refused to intervene. A day or two afterwards Mrs. Walsh telephoned her brother, Mr. James O’Connor, 7ho was then ...

    • ... , James O’Connor, Who was then Solicitor General, in the Castle yard. He stopped me and said, “Jim ... then said, “Before vie go to Armagh drive me down to Monkstown, I want to see James McMahon”. James ... the car outside James McManon’s house. He went in and I remained in the car outside. The idea of my ...

    • ... ROINN COSANTA. BUREAU OF MILITARY HISTORY, 1913-21 STATEMENT BY WITNESS. DOCUMENT NO. W.S. 1,214 Witness James J. O'Connor, 34 Upper Ormond Quay, Dublin. Identity. Special Constable, R.I.C. 1916 - Subject. - Irish national events, 1916-1919. Conditions, if any, Stipulated by Witness. Nil File No. S ...

    • ... do not know. On one occasion Sir James Craig and Mr. de Valera met in the house of my uncle, James ... -Secretary, the Under—Secretary then being Mr. James McMahon. While here Mr. Cope became very friendly ...

    • ... . The next day Cope went into his office in Dublin Castle. He went into James McMahon, the Under ...

  • WS Ref #: 1716 , Witness: Sean MacKeon, OC Longford Brigade IRA, 1921; Member Dail Eireann, 1929; Cabinet Minister, 1948

    • ... with the doctor at the door, there were three Auxiliary officers in the drawing-room with Mrs. Ryan. ... 138. James Brady or Frank Reilly, and myself travelled to Fines. We picked up John Arkins and James ... carrying revolvers in our Sam Browne belts. Dr. Ryan opened the door. I told him that I wanted four ...

    • ... . 2. Longford. Batt. Officers Batt. Officers C. M.T. Reynolde. C. M.Murphy. James Benae St Rel V.C ... . Batt. Officers C. Thos. Gibbons. Ryan in Jail C. Lee Baxter Patrick Ryan in jail V.C. Peter Skelly V.C ...

    • ... . Longford. He was very decent about it. Captain James Sheeran, who was in charge of communications, knew Mr ... of petrol held by Dr. Ryan of Finea, whom we regarded as a very great opponent. The party, consisting ...

    • ... Ryan said that he was less than three feet from me when he fired at me at Martin's cottage, I thought ... Ryan and myself, and that there was some evidence that District Inspector McGrath might have been killed by the indiscriminate firing of Sergeant Ryan and the other R.I.C. men and Black and Tans. I ...

    • ... Cooney. Mrs. Margaret Doyle. Miss Kathleen Cooney. Miss Madden, sister of Commandant Pat Madden, Roscommon. (She worked in the Post Office.) Miss Baxter, Ardagh. Miss Annie Duffy, Ballinalee. Mrs ... , Soran. Mrs. Kate Brady, Cartronmarkey. Miss Aileen Flood, Granard. Miss Ledwith (now Mrs. Kilbride ...

    • ... subsequently. A member of my escort was a Sergeant Ryan of Longford who, at a later date, accompanied ... of District Inspector McGrath and the battle with Sergeant Ryan, During my courtmartial, Sergeant Ryan ...

    • ... 213. the Twenty-Six County Parliament attended the opening of the Twenty-Six County Parliament in Dublin, namely, the four deputies elected for Trinity College. They solemnly met and adjourned sine die. SIGNED: Seán MacEoin DATE: 12th December 1957 WITNESS James J Conway ...

    • ... 10, Q. Did you get to the gate? A. Yee. Q. Who went through the gate first? A. District Inspector McGrath and Sergeant Ryan went through the gate. Sergeant Ryan opened the gate. Q. Did you follow them through? A. I did wien Q. Was there another constable behind you? A. There Was Q. And another one ...

    • ... , but which was now occupied by the Sergeant's wife, Mrs. Hamilton, with her family. Seán Connolly and I ... Volunteers. We called on Mrs. Hamilton, and took her, her children and her personal furniture over ... established everywhere there was a company of Volunteers. Mrs. McKeown (née Miss McLoughlin) of Main Street ...

    • ... .) SERGEANT Ryan is called in, and having been duly sworn is examined by Counsel for the Prosecution ...

    • ... - M.J. Ryan. To summarise the various changes in the organisation of the Volunteers in County ...

    • ... BRIGADE - LONGFORD. Batt. S. Drumlieh Batt.6. Streets Batt. Officers. Batt. Officers. C. P.Kiernan J.J. Brady C. B. Masterson V.C. J.J. Brady. Patrick Gooneys V.C. J. Killian. A. Jas Mulligan A. J. Moore Q. Frank Whitney. James Kiernan Q. P. Monahan Batt. Companies Batt. Companies A. Drumlish ...

    • ... appendix "I" Confidential. DUBLIN. 29th June, 1921. My dear I do not know whet was in the "Freeman" or any other paper in regard to McKeown's trial, but I have read it myself most carefully, together with Mrs McGrath's letter and several other communications that have been received in connection ...

    • ... speech in his defence at Courtmartial Trial, in his handwriting, prefaced by a note from him to Mrs ... 11.8.1921, relating to questions of General MacEoin's release. 3. Letter from C. Bean ni Bradaig (Mrs ...

    • ... 100. night of the attack. I approached Corcoran's or Cavan side, having at the door, and Mrs. me, she gave a slight barracks! I knew that about my family?". five or six boys. It and the children were ... into the clothes and fell fast asleep. Mrs. Corcoran of the children woke up during fire had been ...

    • ... to Sergeant Ryan? A. Yes, Just after the bomb went off and I was leaning against the wall of the house - I ...

    • ... 4 to emphasize that I fired at an enemy force --- not at any particular individual. I fired at that force as it appeared before me. Sergeant Ryan swears that he fired at me. Sergean Clemens swears that he fired at me. Constable Gilbert. swears that he fired at me. The Officer was between men ...

    • ... 65. To give some unit from Athlone Military and from Ballymahon of their travels, they Commandant Paddy Ryan myself with a special that he had information to be occupied. We immediately, remove and to burn it. I obeyed as given. This led to a Court Curraghboola House, mention that a certificate ...

    • ... 89. of the barracks. The present that night, and in charge of small parties were as follows: - Longford road - M.F. Reynolds. Front barracks - P. Ryan. Rear and storming party - Seán MacEoin (self), Seán Connolly, Leo Baxter, Frank Davis. Athlone road - Michael Ballesty. The attacking party under ...

    • ... 60. and cooking for the Column at a later stage. They were also responsible for procuring clothing for the Volunteers, and running social and other events to raise money. There were some who rendered very valiant service:- May Maguire. Annie Duffy. Nellie Kenny (Mrs. Evers), deceased. Julia ...

    • ... the Irish and British forces. I travelled with him and Mrs. Duggan to Vaughan's Hotel, where I ...

    • ... said "You are John James McKeon from Ballinalee". Q Having recognised him as John James McKeon ...

    • ... was arrested you recognised McKeon as John James McKeon of Ballinales? A. Yea. Q Did yqu not go on to tell ... a alight mistake and that his name was Smith. Q If you had. known that his name was John James McKeon you ...

    • ... 11. and the late Michael successful meeting, and Ashe, James J. Killane, very useful and added organisation. Tnmás and it had far reaching in his death later. The battalion Drumlish and Killoe ... came. We had a very the speeches delivered by Collins, and James O'Neill, Lismeen, were ...

    • ... headquarters which I set up at James Kiernan's of Drumeel, on the France road. James was a prominent ...

    • ... had been blocked by extensive barbed-wire entanglements. James Mackey Wilson, H.M. Deputy Lieutenant ... in County Longford, Currygranne would follow it up in flames, and, not only that, but he, James Wilson ...

    • ... 104. He tore up the floors in Brady's house and insulted and abused Mrs. Brady and her daughters. He talked very loudly in Granard. His conduct was discussed and the Brigade Council condemned him to death. The proceedings were forwarded for ratification to G.H.Q. Ratification came in due course ...

    • ... to the circumstances, it was terrifying. We returned. to the dejected because we had made such Mr. and Mrs. John ...

    • ... . They then interviewed Mr. and Mrs. Heraty, who had remained in their house throughout the whole of the fighting ...

    • ... barricaded the back windows, and put my mother and the two old Miss Martins, Nanny and Mrs. Mary Devine ...

    • ... into the dresser, because McNally was unable to release the trigger, and every plate got smashed. Mrs. McNally ...

    • ... that they had got our position. I sent for Miss Mrs. Christy Browne, Clonfin), ...

    • ... out from Granard that day. We got some food from Thomas Duffy, Mrs. Katie Brady and Jimmy Conroy ...

    • ... - Seán Connolly. Adjutant - James Flood. Quartermaster - Ned Cooney. 2nd (Granard) Battalion. 0/C ...

    • ... to to contest the County by an overwhelming majority. candidate, but was co-opted along with James ...

    • ... force-pump that would meet our requirements was at Wilson's of Streete. James J. Killeen and Jack ...

    • ... 171. Chapter VII. MY ARREST. On the morning James Brady (who, it me to Dublin) and myself Brady had gone with reports for that the Quartermaster General, rounds of ammunition ammunition for revolvers. We considered empty carriage, upon parcel of ammunition, enjoyment of the run But, lo and behold ...

    • ... 8 A Yes, if we had been definitely sure and he bad been identified Lied by Polioe from Longford Q On the way to the Barracks when he told you his name was John James McKeon you then told him what he had been arrested for? A No, we did not think it right then to tell him that because he ...

    • ... identified as - (from left to right Captain James MacEoin Archbishop Curley General MacEoin General ...

    • ... . This class was attended by a number of boys of my own age, including James Fealy of Cloncoose, Patrick ...

    • ... the messenger called to the house, I was away at my uncle's place in Molly. On Easter Tuesday night, James ...

    • ... 9. and threw two small gun-powder barracks. It was out the .22 rifle. I was insurrection was to be In 1917, a Circle Clonbroney, and consisted Joe Keenan, Ned Tynan, Sonny Greer, James J. official inspection of In 1917, the I.R.B. in the County of Longford, Circle was formed, presided meeting ...

    • ... . Rev. Fr. of the Sinn Féin Club, and James was elected and later released Féin rally was held ...

    • ... was represented at the 1916 by James J. Killeen of Canon Markey, P.P. A Convention held in Dublin on the same ...

    • ... , - Clarke (Killoe), James Brady and Ned Tynan. I asked them to come to my forge at seven o'clock ...

    • ... of James an Irishman returned of the New York Telegraphic and asked the driver for his time, a soldier ...

    • ... , owned by his brother, James, and situated at the corner of the main street and the Edgeworthstown ...

    • ... either. I then ordered him to go to the house of James Hosey, about a statute mile from the village ...

    • ... , the Rev. H.J. Johnston, and I also took over O'Farrell's. Gurteen; Gilsenan's, and James Archibald's ...

    • ... company under Captain James Hussey had already been mobilised, and they did guard duty while ...

    • ... of marching well Coolarty. courts were functioning properly. were appointed for both North James ...

    • ... Farrelly and James Sheeran volunteered to return with me. We found the gun, ammunition and spare parts ...

    • ... 177. Kidd said, "Here I replied, "It is a pity rank! I will recommend Meanwhile, James with the remainder of journey. I may here found that the Column time and, giving up hope Therefore, my plan, of the military party off Now, when they for, the officer commanding Inspector Harrington any more ...

    • ... . He visited me under the name of James Gill, Bride Street. In the course of the conversation, he ...

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

    • ... Kelly and, in addition, I recruited James Carty, who was later to write his excellent histories; Mrs. Dr. Jim Ryan (mairin Cregan) who had not yet written "Old John" and her other famous stories; James ...

    • ... that our representative in Germany - Nancy Power and Chartres, and particularly John T. Ryan of America ... about her. You could find out through Alec. He is practising in Belfast. Regarding Mrs. Llewelyn ... that Mrs. Llewelyn Davies was an agent or spy for the British. She came of a family which had a very ...

    • ... -3- we left Mrs. Nugent's house in Mount Street and, for a while, worked in another place she had ... Foreign Affairs office in Denzille Lane (now Fenian Street) there were Mairin Cregan Ryan, Frank Kelly, Jim Bolger (my brother-in-law), James Carty (now in the National Library) and a Miss Marie Molony ...

    • ... 16. At the end of December 1920, Mrs. Davies inyited my wife and myself to spend Christmas at her ... called to see Mrs. Davies from time to time. He never stayed overnight. She told me that she had ... in the newspapers. She was very shrewd in her judgment of the matter she selected. On the day Mrs. Davies ...

    • ... . On the Thursday before Easter Sunday, a lady arrived in Wexford. I believe it was Miss Min Ryan, afterwards Mrs. Richard Mulcahy, who delivered a message to Seán Sinnott, which showed that the Rising was fixed for Easter Sunday. I know it was Min Ryan that my wife met on the Sunday. She - my wife - went ...

    • ... the activities of the young men. James O'Connor, though he loyally supported the parliamentary, Party of which ... Road in Mrs. Childers' house. Mrs. Childers had invited Desmond Fitzgerald, Frank Gallagher ... dropped in on her way to see Bob Barton who, at the time, was staying in Mrs. Ceannt's house in Oakley ...

    • ... way, he wan making light of his adventuree, when Josephine Ahearne (later Mrs. James MacNein) ran ...

    • ... was now thick with ruwours of behind-the-scenes negotiations. Mrs. Nugent, our former hostess in Upper Mount Street, had introduced Sir James O'Connor to Father O'Flanagan and singly or together, both had ...

    • ... of these meetings. Collins told me Mrs. Davies was arrested because the British had found letters which proved ... drawn this up said: I would not be surprised to learn that it was Mrs. Llewelyn Davie. John ... up that oath. I was told by one of Nick Collins's lieutenants that Mrs. Davies had been, in 1923 ...

    • ... 688 Ryan, who was present all the time, assured me that German aid was available to enable the men from Ireland to get to India without having to utilise British routes. I agreed to convey all ... day when I called to see Ryan, he was in a towering rage. In his ill-fitting homespun clothes, he ...

    • ... 15. After Mrs. Davies had taken the house at. Raheny, my wife and I visited her there several times and, on one occasion, I remember Lily Brennan was also a visitor. Mrs. Davies showed me the heads ... not want her name on it. I consulted Mrs. Childers about the pamphlet and she suggested the name, I ...

    • ... agent! At the end of the recital, I began to have respe7t for the German Secret Service. Ryan ... anything to help and Ryan assured me that the German authorities would wink at the proceedings. I took notes for very full report. Ryan introduced to two gentlemen from India, for whose bonafides ides ...

    • ... booths. Almost every days James O'Mara came in for a few hours and his help arid suggestions wore ... a general tour of inspection, but I feared leaving headquarters for so long. "All Right" said James ... to the various constituency directors to attend at 6 Harcourt Street on a certain day. James ...

    • ... . Ryan was anxious to see me without delay. This was the first time I had heard the real name of our under-cover agent in Berlin. He had always been referred to as Nr. Jetter. Ryan was a well known ...

    • ... 197 colossal. One day he conducted half a dozen of us to the baths for our weekly immersion. Etchingham was in the next bath to mine and he was giving me an account of the death of poor old Mrs. Webb ... tolling him." yelled Patsy, "about old Mrs. Webb. She has just died at the age of a hundred ...

    • ... who finds this note, will she send it to my mother1 Mrs. Boland at 15. Marino Crescent, Clontarf ... sent the note to Mrs. Boland and said she had a son fighting at the front and she had sympathy ...

    • ... 638 me?" said. "I told Mrs. Green that I had a plan and that I wanted to try it out on various people. I am trying it out on you." I knew, of course, that Mrs. Green was in favour of some such plan and I knew, too, that it was substantially the same as that which had been submitted to Griffith ...

    • ... ," said Joe, "wait till I tell this to Luck." It transpired that Mrs. Carey had reported us ...

    • ... Gaul, who was a governess - a Wexford girl - employed by Mrs. kirwood-Hackett who lived next door ... stop. Suddenly it dawned on me that they were talking about Mrs. Kirkwood - Hackett ... that about a week later Mrs. Hackett came to an office I had in Messrs. Kean & Company, Dame Street, when I ...

    • ... - tion was canted out by four men whom I selected: Paddy Ryan, Jim Flood Seumas Doyle and Eamon Donnelly ...

    • ... 548 It consisted of three won flown American gentlemen, M.J. Ryan of Philadelphia; Governor Dianne of illincis and Frank P. Walsh of Kan4 kansascty they who had been sclested at a great Irish Raoe Convontion in Philadelphia, to go to Pane to try and secure a hearing for Ireland's case at the Peace ...

    • ... in his oar He said that two of thedelegates, Governor Dunne and Mr. Ryan were to be with him. By way ...

    • ... trouble from an inquisitive landlady, who never saw any customers coming in. Mairin Ryan placated her ...

    • ... STANDS FIRM MID STRONG CORRET OFF1CIA1 INFORMATION FROM INSIDE JETTER Jotter was the name Ryan used ...

    • ... produced the letter. I told her I was taking this and that she could have all the rest. Mrs. Hackett's play ... " and by that time the central figure, according to Mrs. Hackett, had become Michael Collins. Page 79. I ...

    • ... precautions whatever. He had an appointment at Mrs. Stopford Green's house in Stephen's Green, I persuaded ... looked like would-be assassins. I was thankful. enough when we were safely in Mrs. Green's. Griffith ...

    • ... died. To her we were Mr. and Mrs. William Kearney, and I was an official of the Department of Agriculture. The night Tommy and Mrs. Dillon arrived, we got a fright. ...

    • ... ." By this time, of course, James's friend was reduced to a pulp. Invariably he appealed to James to let him go before facing me, promising. he would come back in a week with a fine report, but James ...

    • ... . Blank - I am not going to give that Page 176. In the matter of the £2000 which James O'Mara gave ... out. In, I think, 1937 or 1938, James O'Mara came to America. He told me that the income tax people ... of living in Bermuda. I was well aware of these moods on the part of James, because a long time before he ...

    • ... 560 Mr. Ryan and Dev both aught heartlly but Governor Dunne showed his displeasure. I had not realised that having been educated in Dublin, ho probably knew Who the figure immortalised in: marble really was.. Afterwards Dev asked me the She atatwe did represent. 1 said truly I did not mow. I ...

    • ... been about March of 1921 when that interview took place with Childers and de Valera in Mrs ...

    • ... ." Fortunatcly." At Greyetenes, Mrs. Dot was eloquent about the kindness everybody had shown her during ...

    • ... 559 from long oonoentration1 and bearing the far-away look of the intense mental worker. When he came to his breakfast at eight o'clock, ho had already put in an hour at hid desk. His extraordinary patience was shown by his gentleness with Mrs Osgood, his mother-in-law. She was devoted tohim ...

    • ... Number Six. Mrs. Larry Nugent generously gave us the use of a whole floor of her big house in Upper ...

    • ... Street. I climbed the stairs to Diarmuid's office. Madge Clifford, (now Mrs. Dr. John Corner ...

    • ... collected here and there. All went well until the caretaker1 Mrs. Carey, became suspicious of us ...

    • ... in England, put an idea into James O'Mara's head. "Look Here." he said, "we'll make England shell out ... , everything was normal again. I asked James why he had done this. "It's no harm to try out everything," ha ...

    • ... occupation of No. 6 Harcourt Street became impossible and we went to Mount Street - Mrs. Nugent's house. We ...

    • ... 12. Page 171. Re. large blonde lady about 30 years of age? Yes, she told me who she was. She aid she was the wife of a very important Sinn Féin leader, who was a lawyer in Belfast. I know who she was. She was Mrs. Alexander Lynn. Alec Lynn was here in Dublin for years afterwards. I met him ...

    • ... in the picture of the man going out despite the wails of his adoring wife, or sweetheart. Mrs ...

    • ... in Wellington Road and there, and subsouenti4t at his residence in Bushy Park Road,. he and Mrs ...

    • ... man. Martensen introduced me boisterously to Mr. and Mrs. Yohan Climanis. In his enthusiaam, he made ...

    • ... 587 that he thought the American organisation needed a man like me. I turned down the proposal and Harry left. Word came down that Mrs. Nugent's house was no longer safe, so I rented an. office in Moleeworth Street and we moved in there, We were ostensibly an insurance agency. We did not know until ...

    • ... 592 I made my way to the rear of the house and climbed over the wall into the next garden. I saw Mrs. Kirkwood Hackett at her window and spoke to her. She was an English woman, but her sympathies were with us. Her husband, an Irishman who had been in the British Army, was, on the other hand, dead ...

    • ... the premises and went off. I thanked her and she laughed and said it was all in the day's work. Mrs ...

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

    • ... the Irish in the fight against the invader. However, Elizabeth and her successor James I found them ...

    • ... turnstile. He had just published his first book of poems "Wild Earth". There, too, were James Stephens ...

    • ... and advisor of John Redmond. Through his influence,, his brother James had become Solicitor General ...

    • ... : "It was a man who wasn't in the prison at all. James Connolly. He was in a hospital somewhere ...

    • ... a long pause, he said: "Did you know James Connolly?" "I did." Then the officer surprised me: when ...

    • ... to the splendid election scheme whichwas the work of James O'Mara and Dan McCarthy, and which ...

    • ... in the General Election. "That's Right." said James, "the election in as good as won. And." he added ...

    • ... by the arm and walked away. I asked who he was and was told his name was James Joyce and that he had ...

    • ... gone for instrue- tione. He had seen James Connolly and the latter told him we were not to leave ...

  • WS Ref #: 1093 , Witness: Thomas Treacy, Captain IV Kilkenny, 1913-16; Commandant IRA Kilkenny, 1917-21

    • ... . Ryan and her children; Mrs. O'Farrell, Dublin, sister of Mrs. Ryan; and Rev. Fr. Byrne and Mr. P. Byrne, Leighlinbridge, brothers of Mrs. Ryan, and some friends of the deceased. Lord French's Sympathy: Mrs. Ryan has received the following message from the Private Secretary to the Lord Lieutenant ...

    • ... ca5es belonging to the attackers". In the same case Mr. J. Sealy, K.C., on behalf of Mrs. Ryan said ... widow claimed £8,000 compensation for the loss of her husband, states "Constable James Conroy swore ...

    • ... grenades and some bullets. When the attack began Constable Ryan was sleeping on a couch in the day-room ... at the time and, rousing them up, he brought the whole family down to the kitchen. Mrs. Nealon ... over Constable Ryan before Fr. Hoyne arrived. Inhabitants' Experiences: Most of the inhabitants ...

    • ... the inquest was held in Mrs. Cleary's public-house. County Inspector E.C. Power and District Inspectors ... , Constable Charles O'Donoghue was sworn and deposed: "I knew the deceased, Constable Thomas Ryan. He ...

    • ... Ryan Wounded: "What happened after this firing had gone on for some time"? "I heard Constable Ryan ... . Constable Ryan was lying in the day-room and was asking the Sergeant to get him medical assistance ... it". "Did you see anything happen to Constable Ryan or do you know what part of the barrack he was in?" "He ...

    • ... to the raiders, one of the constables went for Rev. Fr. Ryan, C.C., who lives only about 100 yards away from ... , and Constable Ryan died on a stretcher on the floor of the day-room of the barrack shortly after 6 o'clock. Sergeant Nealon stated they would not have surrendered only that Constable Ryan was wounded ...

    • ... quarters. Constable Ryan and Constable Tighe were in the day-room, and Constables Dockery, Conway ... on, boys" "Did you hear more than one?". "Just one. At the same time Constable Ryan ran upstairs ... of the party at this time?". "Constable Ryan had a box of bouts, going upstairs with them". "Did ...

    • ... Ryan. Co. Kilkenny Sensation Hugginstown Barracks Attacked Police Constable Mortally Wounded Garrison ... constables - surrendered and delivered up their arms to the raiders. Constable Thomas Ryan, one ...

    • ... the bombs at the barracks?" Witness- "Constable Ryan". Foreman- "Was he using these upstairs ...

    • ... no necessity for this. Constable Tighe now informed me that one of their men, Constable Ryan, was very badly ... containing bandages etc. by, as far as I can now recollect, Captain Thomas Nolan. Constable Ryan got ...

    • ... were appointed to this battalipn: Battalion Commandant - Myself Vice Battn. Comdt. - James Lalor, Walkin St., Kilkenny. Battalion Adjutant - Leo Dardis, James St., Kilicenny. Battalion Quartermaster ... , to this battalion. The following officers were appointed to this battalion: Battalion Commandant - James ...

    • ... with the following verdict: "That Thomas Ryan died from shock and haemorrhage caused by a high explosive ...

    • ... then arranged for the following officers to meet me at the house of James Rowan, Ahenure, Callan, on the following Sunday to consider and decide on plans for the capture of the barracks: James Lalor, Vice Brigade 0/C James Rowan, Comdt. Callan (afterwards 7th) Bn. William Farrell, Capt. Hugginstown Company ...

    • ... the period on hunger-strike in Belfast prison) I was unconditionally released. James Leddin of Limerick ... sent to recover. While in St. Mary's Hospital Mr. James Delaney, Green St., Kilkenny, came to see me ... rambles around London we (James Delaney and myself) were attracted by a beautiful display of guns ...

    • ... and the parcels came from time to time and were secured by the Brigade Adjutant. On one occasion James Delaney ... twenty revolvers of various patterns were secured for the brigade in this way. James Delaney ... arrest, in the months of April and May 1920, Peter de Loughry acted as Brigade Commandant, as James ...

    • ... 35. Brigade Vice Commandant, 2nd an Command of the operatics, was in charge of all units at the front of the barracks and Leo Dardis, the Brigade Adjutant, was in charge of those at the back. The strength of the R.I.C. garrison in the barracks was 6, viz. Sergeant Nealon, Constables Ryan, Dockery ...

    • ... , when Constable Ryan, who had been upstairs throwing hand grenades through the window and a hole ...

    • ... 52. Right arm shattered: Dr. P.J. Marnell, F.R.C.S., Kilmoganny, was the next witness. He deposed: "On Tuesday morning at 3 a.m. I was called to see the deceased, Constable Thomas Ryan, at Hugginstown. I found him in a state of collapse and on examination I found his right arm shattered. He ...

    • ... engaged in the making of them: Joe McMahon (just referred, to) James Lalor (Brigade Vice 0/C) Thomas ... , the operation had to be called off at short notice. This was due to the fact that James Lalor, the Brigade ...

    • ... command of Comdt. James Rowan and assisted by guides from the Hugginstown Company, took up a position ... in front of the barracks on the Booleyglass road. James Lalor, the ...

    • ... : Battalion Comdt. - James O'Hanrahan, Cappagh, Inistiogus Vice Batt. Comdt. - Martin Bridgett, Baheendonore ... . Adjutant - Patrick Loughlin, Urlingford. Quartermaster - James Holohan, Tincashell. On my way ...

    • ... in their possession. In September 1918, still 'on the run', I went to reside in the house of my mother-in-law, Mrs ...

    • ... 42. Situation of barracks: The police barrack is a well-built square block of a building, situated at the corner of a lane leading to the scene of the Carrickshock battle. It is adjoined on the right, looking out, by a public house owned by Mrs. Cleary. There is a porch with a window over the front ...

    • ... . They entered the back premises of Mrs. Cleary's public-house and Holland's next door to that. They also ...

    • ... 9. The following officers were appointed to this battalion: Battalion Commandant : James Rowan, Ahenure, Callan. Battalion Vice Comdt.: John J. Duririe, Callan. Battalion Adjutant : John Fogarty, Callan. Battalion Quartermaster: I regret that I cannot now recall the name of the Q/M who ...

    • ... Battalion, and Commandant James Rowan's Callan Battalion became the 7th Battalion. About the middle ...

    • ... Peter de Loughry, Parliament St., Patrick Corcoran, Patrick St., James Lalor, Walkin St., Edward ...

    • ... 17. I was now satisfied from what I had observed earlier in the night that the British intended to arrest me, and as it was felt that something in the nature of a crisis was on it was decided that Patrick Corcoran Cone of our representatives to G.H.Q.), James Lalor, Vice Battalion 0/C, Edward ...

    • ... some other political prisoners were being tried. In this baton charge Commandant James Rowan ...

    • ... , and the following other brigade officers were elected: Brigade Vice Comdt. - James Lalor, Walkin St ...

    • ... these rifles: James Lalor, Brigade Vice 0/C, Leo Dardis, Brigade Adjutant, Edward Comerford ...

    • ... and guide work to do. I was in charge of the operation and was assisted by James Lalor, Brigade Vice ...

    • ... by James Lalor I approached him and told him where to put them down on the road. I then sent him back for the ...

    • ... been connected with the attack at Hugginstown. Capt. Wm. Farrell, Hugginstown James Walsh, Kilkeasy ...

    • ... to the Kilkenny military barracks. James Lalor (Brigade Vice Commandant), Thomas Nolan, Outrath ...

    • ... I came home, and after some deliveries had arrived safely James Delaney wrote to me from London ...

    • ... 64. also under arrest during this same period. On the 3rd June, 1920, Drangan R.I.C. barracks in Co. Tipperary (not far from the Kilkenny border) was successfully attacked. Commandant James Rowan, with a party from the Callan Battalion (afterwards 7th Battalion), assisted the South Tipperary ...

    • ... military barracks. James Lalor, the Brigade Vice Commandant, Captain Thomas Nolan, Outrath ...

    • ... 75. arrested during the night of November 23rd or early morning of November 24th and were brought to Kilkenny military barracks. There were about fourteen other political prisoners in the barracks at the time. After about a week in Kilkenny military barracks, James Lalor, Thomas Nolan, Michael ...

    • ... ". James Lalor, Tom Nolan, Mick Loughman and myself, with a number of other prisoners from Cork ...

    • ... 78. months this. camp was also filled with prisoners. Amongst those interned in it were James Rowan of Ahenure, Callan, who had been savagely ill-treated by Auxiliaries in Dublin Castle, Joe Rice, Outrath, and Ned Comerford of Kilkenny, all three of whom I have frequently referred to in the course ...

  • WS Ref #: 1525 , Witness: James Maloney, Captain IRA, Limerick, 1921

    • ... , Thomas Malone, Robert Ryan, James Maloney (Kilcul1ans.) Martin Conway, Edward TRACEY James Maloney ... dispatched to their logical destination. One letter I remember, Mrs. Cecil wife. of a British army captain ... in Lough Our and during that time Martin Conway, James Maloney (Kilcullans) Edward TRACEY and myself ...

    • ... , 1920. The first of these courts in East Limerick was held at the home of Mrs. Mary Cremins, Bally ... usin12y were taken from: Sean Wall, N. O'Dwyer, Michael Ryan, Ballynamona, Hospital, Seán atack, James P. O'Connor and D. Cremins. I was clerk of court. The courts gave rise to a police force ...

    • ... Arrested do. James; Maloney July, 1920. do. James O'Connor do. James Mortell Sept., 1920. do. James Bond March, 1921. 1st Lt. Nicholas. O'Dwyer 1917 do. James Maloney 1919 do. James O'Connor do. William Moroney 2nd Lt. James O'Connor 1919 do. Geoffrey Mortell July, 1920. Lough Gur Company Capt ...

    • ... were: Martin Conway James O'shea, FRANK Keating, Stephen Cregan, Robert Ryan, Michael Daly, James P ...

    • ... for Jack's Houses' in the caherguillamore-Rockbarton woods. O'Malley, Martin Conway, myself and James ... was to have a meeting of the following with himself before embarking on any planned attacks: James (Benny) Maloney, Robert Ryan and myself. When Ernie O'Malley left we got down to planning for the 3rd ...

    • ... Wall, Nicholas O'Dwyer, Liam Purcell whose car carried away the booty James P. O'Connor David Cremins ... years later. One case in particular I remember. Seán Wall's wife's aunt, Mrs. B.A. Cremins, had ...

    • ... present were: James O'Connor, (carpenter), William James and Paddy Morbell and John Cremins. Shortly after ... unmolested. The raid was put back for a week. Present this time were James P. O'Conner, Liam Hayes (Kilteely), D. Cremins, John Cremins, James Mortell, William Moroney, John Moroney, Dersis Mortell ...

    • ... ROINN COSANTA. BUREAU OF MIL1TARY HISTORY, 1913-21. STATEMENT BY WITNESS. DOCUMENT NO. W.S. 1525. James Maloney, Ballycampion, Bruff, Co. Limerick, Identity. Company Capt. Bruff Battalion Adjutant. Subject. Activities of Bruff Company, Bruff Battalion, Co. Limerick, 1913-1921. Conditions, if any ...

    • ... Collins, Seán Wall, Nicholas O'Dwyer, Liam Purcell, David Cremins, Denis Conway, James O'Connor, John Cremins, James Mortell, Denis Mortell, Geoffrey Morton, Joseph Neilan, James Martin Convey, James ...

    • ... , David Cremins, Edward Mortell, Denis Morton, James Mortell, Geoffrey Mortell, Patrick Morteil (all, Brothers). Denis Conway, James O'Connor (Carpenter), James Maloney (Meadagh), William Meade ... Road, brothers), Richard Fitzgerald, Edward Bourke, James Bond, Nicholas. O'Dwyer, B.E., Patrick ...

    • ... . O'Dwyer, Thomas Malone again 0/C of operations Martin Conway, Edward Maloney, James Mortell, William Wail, James Bond, William Moroney, Richard O'Donnell, Edward Treacy and myself (who stole away from ... Liam Scully, a national teacher, who was killed.. James Mortell, Bruff, was complimented by Seán wall ...

    • ... , Michael Ryan, Ballinamona, and Michael de Lacy Were returned for Bruff area for the County Council ...

    • ... was Robert Ryan. One Tan named. Hogsden from Bruff barracks was killed. During the night the Tans ...

    • ... Volunteers. James Connolly and James Larkin, with Countess Earkievicz, had emerged from the great labour ...

    • ... Name Appointed Remarks Battn. 0/C Nicholas O'Dwyer, 1919 Promoted B.E. James P. O'Connor July 1920. J.G. 0'Dwyer March, 1921. Bn. Vice 0/C Martin Conway Dec., 1920. Shot Bn. Adjt. James Maloney ...

    • ... Purcell, D. Cremins, myself, James P. O'Connor, John Cremins, James Mortell, Michael Hogan, William Hogan ...

    • ... , was Judge, John Moroney, Bruff, was Prosecutor, and James Moloney, Bruff, for Defence. Also present were. J.G. O'Dwyer, James Bond and Edward Moloney. The R.I.C. had been strengthened with recruits from ...

    • ... , whom we knew as Mrs. Mary K. Fogarty, the Bridge, Bruff, gives, an excellent idea of the wealth ...

    • ... House, owned by Nigel Barring, whose wife was a daughter of Lord Fermoy (Roches). Mrs. Barring's ...

    • ... 1956. (iv) The description of each document: WS 1525 Witness statement James Maloney 120 22 (Nid ...

    • ... ) The description of each document: WS 1525 Statement James Maloney P 27 Names Of persons (Where ...

    • ... STATEMENT BY JAMES Bal1campion. Bruff. Co. Limerick. I was born in the parish of Bruff in April, 1898. I was the youngest of a family of six three boys and three girls. Ply father had a good education, having taught as a pupil teacher in the Christian Brothers' Schools and later daily in Fedamore ...

    • ... of weakness". Of' the leaders, James Connolly and seán McDermott still remained. Instigated by the article ...

    • ... in that attack from Bruff were, in addition to Thomas Malone Messrs. D. Cremin, James Mortell ...

    • ... . Almost every man present there wished to go to the attack, but that couldn't be. James P. O'Connor ...

    • ... space between, was blown up later In July, 1920. James P. O'Connor, myself, and. John and William ...

    • ... for reprisals: Martin Conway, Edward Neary, James (Benny) Maloney, myself, Tom O'Brien, Q.M. Grange' Company ...

    • ... on the CAHIR Road He mentioned a shot having gone off James (Benny) Maloney Edward Maloney, John Moroney ...

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