FRANK BUSTEED (1898-1974) Vice-Commandant, 6th Battalion, 1st Cork Brigade

FRANK BUSTEED (1898-1974) Vice-Commandant, 6th Battalion, 1st Cork Brigade (Commandant -Flying Column) , War of Independence . Commandant Sixth Battalion, Civil War. by Brian O’Donoghue B.A. Hons. History. (Grandson) Introduction. Frank Busteed has been described as somewhat of a legend in his native Blarney. He is chiefly known for his involvement in the Irish War [...]

Sunday Independent article- by Eoghan Harris

Sunday Independent article- by Eoghan Harris A reply (Fearless Mary Lindsay has better right to be a feminist icon than Markievicz)   Dear Sir,   I wish to respond to the above article, in which Mr .Harris ,in my opinion , very unfairly and narrowly portrays my grandfather Frank Busteed , V/C 6th Battalion , [...]

Liam Mellows Home

By Eamon Murphy: 21 Mountshannon Road, Kilmainham, Dublin. The Mellows family home throughout 1916, the War of Independence and the Civil War. This is taken from Google streetview. It is the one on the right with the white door. I wonder do the occupants/residents of number 21 know the significance of their home and its [...]

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