Liam Mellows

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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

The Irish Volunteers – 1914

Butte Independent 24th October, 1914 p.2 The following statement has been issued by the members of the Provisional Committee of the Irish Volunteers – Eoin MacNeill, Chairman, Provisional Committee: Ua Rathghaille, Treasurer: Thomas MacDonagh, Joseph Plunkett, Piaras Bealslai, Michael J. Judge, Peter Paul Macken, Sean Mac Giubuin, P.H.Pearse, Padraic O’Riain, Bulmer Hobson, Eamon Martin, Conchubhair … Continue reading

Padraic Uas O’Fathaigh – 1916 – Gort and South Galway

Connacht Tribune 27th December, 1968 p3. (abridged) Mr Fahy begins his story of Easter Week by recalling the arrest and imprisonment of Liam Mellows in the Autumn of 1915 and his deportation to Reading in April 1916. At that period the Galway County Board of the Irish or Sinn Fein Volunteers, which governed the force, … Continue reading

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