Category Archive: Bloody Sunday 1920

Nov 21

Bloody Sunday 1920 – Remembered in song by Joe O’Grady / Paul O’Brien

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This special video performance was premiered by the East Wall History Group to mark the centenary of Bloody Sunday – the tragic events at Croke Park on 21st November 1920. It is a true East Wall presentation being written , arranged and performed by three local men from different generations.  The song was written by …

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Apr 04

A FAMILY AT WAR WITH AN EMPIRE – Christy and ‘Dina’ Crothers of the Irish Citizen Army

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From the  Easter Rising to Bloody Sunday and Civil War    On Easter Monday 1916 amongst those who set out to ‘Break the chains with England’ was 14 year old Christy Crothers of the Irish Citizen Army. His Rising would be short lived, as on Tuesday afternoon, due to his young age he was ordered …

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Nov 21

Bloody Sunday 1920, East Wall and the one who got away.

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Bloody Sunday 1920, East Wall and the one who got away. The events of November 21st 1920 are among the most talked about from the Irish Revolutionary period. Remembered as ‘Bloody Sunday’, the day saw a total of 31 violent deaths in the city – 14 targets associated with British Military Intelligence , 14 shot …

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Oct 08

Sean Hunter, Bloody Sunday and his tragic death in 1922

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“I see his blood upon the rose” Sean Hunter, Bloody Sunday and his tragic death in 1922 The grave of Michael Collins in Glasnevin Cemetary is the most visited grave in Ireland.  His grave is constantly adorned with flowers and other tributes, and is rarely without a group around it. The late historian Shane Mac …

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Nov 20

BLOODY SUNDAY 1920, THE G.A.A. AND ‘STONEWALL’ JACK O REILLY

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Bloody Sunday 1920, the G.A.A. and “Stonewall” Jack O’Reilly November 21st 1920 will be forever remembered in Dublin as Bloody Sunday. The events of that day were to lead to 31 deaths in the City, and are amongst the most notorious incidents of the era. In a co-ordinated series of early morning attacks the I.R.A. …

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