Book Honours Memory Of Thomas Ashe Who Died On Hunger Strike

On Monday 17 September 1917 a request was made by the Defence of the Realm prisoners in Mountjoy prison for prisoner-of-war treatment.  When this request was refused the prisoners began a hunger strike. At 5 p.m. on 25 September, Thomas Ashe was transferred to the Mater Hospital where he died at 10.30 p.m. An inquest into his death was […]

Annacarty Remembers – History Re-enacted June 10th 2016

In the spring of 1922, there was joy in the village of Annacarty as the truce had been signed and the barracks handed over to the volunteers. The children of Annacarty N.S. were marched up the hill to the barracks by the principal Mr. Slattery and they sang “Amhran Na bhfiann” for the volunteers as […]