Great grandfather and two brothers in IRA.
Great granduncle Seán Hales-story of fighting on opposite side to brother & commanding Column on day Michael Collins shot
Granduncle in IRA & arrested
Lord Bandon held hostage & IRA-man brings beer and played cards with him
Great granduncle former Mayor of Limerick; spoke at rallies alongside DeValera, Casement and Pearse; received 2 threats to his life
Local IRA-man Richard Barrett arrested & jailed but escaped, later executed
‘ Local man shot in Lyre bar by Black & Tans from ‘about half a kilometre away’
Man shot in head in Lyre pub by Black & Tans from ‘a mile away’
Two local men killed in reprisal for killing by IRA of ‘suspected spy’
Grandfather hid under a table during Black and Tans raid & uncle found old guns in door frame in 1975
Life in the ‘Olden Days’
IRA man survives boat being torpedoed – twice!
Dr who treated ‘both sides’ saved house from being burnt by IRA
Great grandfather’s involvement in the IRA
IRA man captured, tortured and murdered aged 23
‘Tim Whooley was shot by accident by climbing a fence’ by Black and Tans