Thomas ST. George MacCarthy (1862-1943) DISTRICT INSPECTOR, RIC A founder member of the GAA – airbrushed from history because of his membership of the Crown forces – was rehabilitated in 2009 as part of the “Re-dedication of Founder’s Graves” programme to mark the...
THE LIFE & DEATH OF TOMAS KENT (1865-1916) 9th May 1916. Tom Kent’s nerves were so bad on the morning of his execution that the guards brought a chair in for the 51-year-old to sit upon. The priest who attended him in his cell now leaned close for his final...
The Maxwell Family of Corduff The following brief investigation was made as a gift for a friend called Verity whose grandfather George Maxwell was an inspector with the Royal Irish Constabulary during the Irish Troubles of 1916 – 1922. Family legend had it that George...
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