1916

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William Hynes, Kinvara – 1920

Connacht Tribune – 1920 The Art of Making Rebels HOW THE GOVERNMENT PERSECUTED A KINVARA MAN AND HIS FRIENDS Mr. William Hynes, Kinvara, one of the hunger strikers recently released from Wormwood Scrubbs, was arrested at Abbey, Loughrea, early in Spring, and confined in Galway prison. He was remanded on a few occasions while “the … Continue reading

Kinvara politics – 1917

The Register 18th June, 1917 Kinvara – Politics, as they go, are still matters of conversational interest here. The Sinn Fein movement is mentioned by some with sympathy for motive and contempt for methods and organisation. The rising came as a surprise, if not a shock, to some persons, but there were, or are, scattered … Continue reading

Ireland – 1916

Catholic Press 11th September, 1919 p.6 This fine verse, which appeared in the “Bulletin” of the 19th ult. was, says the editor, censored while a Labour Government was in power in the Commonwealth. An appeal was made from the Censor to Ministers. Hugh Mahon came into conflict with his colleagues over it; but permission to … Continue reading

The Countess – 1918

The Argus, 30th December, 1918 p.5 Amongst the Sinn Feiners elected in Ireland is the Countess Markievitch, who took a leading part in the Dublin rebellion at Easter, 1916. In spite of her name, the Countess Markievitch is an Irishwoman, being the eldest daughter of the late Sir Henry Gore-Booth, Bart., of Sligo. A sister … Continue reading

To, General Sir J.G.Maxwell – 1916

The Catholic Press, 4th January, 1917 p.22 Ashford, Charleville, May 17, 1916. Sir, I beg to acknowledge the receipt of your letter of 12th inst., which has been forwarded to me here. I have read carefully your allegations against Rev….. .and Rev……., but do not see in them any justification for disciplinary action on my … Continue reading

Rising – 1917

Watchman 1st November, 1917 p.7 A cable from New York, dated Sunday last, states that the Secret Service has frustrated a second Sinn Fein rebellion which was planned to occur next Easter, on the anniversary of last year’s bloody Dublin riots. German gold was scheduled to play a part. The preliminaries were mapped out, and … Continue reading

Thomas MacDonagh – 1916

Lament for Thomas McDonagh He shall not hear the bittern cry In the wild sky where he is lain Nor voices of the sweeter birds Above the wailing of the rain. Nor shall he know when loud March blows Thro’ slanting snows her fanfare shrill Blowing to flame the golden cup Of many an upset … Continue reading

A striking figure – 1916

The Ballarat Star 1st May 1916 p1 A striking figure in the rebellion was an elderly woman stated to be of high title, who carried a rifle with fixed bayonet. She is stated to be one of the leaders of the Sinn Feiners. It is reported that Professor John MacNeill, chief of staff of the … Continue reading

Application for compensation – 1916

Letter from Kinvara – 1916

The W.A. Record 2nd September, 1916 A Priest’s Protest against stupidity The following is clipped from a west of Ireland newspaper. It is the protest of an Irish priest against what, on the facts related, seems to be a mean, petty prying system practised upon the people of Kinvara for the purpose of extracting evidence … Continue reading

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