Individual Accounts Irish Volunteers 1913-1923

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Commandant Vincent Byrne

By Colm Connolly: In the summary of Commandant Vincent Byrne's military activities, it is stated that he was a member of the party that assassinated Detective Sergeant Johnny Barton in November, 1919, "but did not fire the shot". I was the writer/director of the RTE television documentary, "The Shadow of Béalnabláth" which was first transmitted [...]

By | 2017-09-13T15:09:00+00:00 October 7th, 2014|Individual Accounts Irish Volunteers 1913-1923|0 Comments

The Active Service Unit of the Dublin Brigade S.L. Augustine ‘Gus’ Murphy – Section Commander No. 4 Section ASU

By michael McKenna: S.L. Augustine 'Gus' Murphy - Section Commander No. 4 Section ASU The Active Service Unit of the Dublin Brigade was established at a meeting in Great Denmark Street in 1919 under the command of Oscar Traynor. Four sections were created, Lieut. Frank Flood was placed in command of Sections 1 and 2 [...]

By | 2017-09-13T15:09:02+00:00 June 8th, 2014|Individual Accounts Irish Volunteers 1913-1923|3 Comments