Civil War Fatalities in the MSPC – August 1922

The timeline below is generated solely off the records contained with the MSPC. Further details on those represented below can be found here. Week 1 DATE OF DEATH NAME DESIGNATION COUNTY OF DEATH VIEW IN DATABASE 01/08/1922 O’Reilly, Desmond Patrick Pro-Treaty Kerry View Beatty, John Pro-Treaty Kerry View 02/08/1922 Brown, Thomas Pro-Treaty Clare View  Murphy,…

Civil War Fatalities in the MSPC – July 1922

The timeline below is generated solely off the records contained with the MSPC. Further details on those represented below can be found here. Week 1 DATE OF DEATH NAME DESIGNATION COUNTY OF DEATH VIEW IN DATABASE 01/07/1922 Pender, Matthew Pro-Treaty Wexford View Bradley, Laurence Pro-Treaty Limerick View Bain, David Pro-Treaty Dublin View Brennan, Daniel Pro-Treaty…

Civil War Fatalities in the MSPC – June 1922

The timeline below is generated solely off the records contained with the MSPC. Further details on those represented below can be found here. Date of Death Name Designation County of death view in database 28/06/1922 Moran, John Pro-Treaty Kilkenny view Considine, Joseph Anti-Treaty Dublin view Monks, John Anti-Treaty Dublin view Clarke, William Anti-Treaty Dublin view…

Release 12 – IRA’s Dublin Brigade Active Service Unit 1922-23

The 12th release (May 2022) of MSPC material contains the service pension files of 23 individuals who served with the IRA’s Dublin Brigade Active Service Unit (ASU) during the Civil War. The files of over 30 men, who served in the same unit, have already been released. With its membership collated and listed for the…

Release 12 Highlights – Mary Crowe

Mary Crowe (neé McSweeney) MSP34REF38943 earns her place as a highlight of Release 12 owing to her remarkably interesting activities throughout the Revolution. Her file makes reference to several dangerous operations which she undertook with either (or both) sincere bravery or an alarming lack of concern for her own welfare. Her accounts provide insight into…

Release 12 Highlights

While the women highlighted in this post were unsuccessful in their military service pension applications their stories do illustrate the important role they played in the 1916-1923 period. The evidence they gave also highlight the trauma that they suffered and remained with them. MSP34REF35734 Mary Fitzgerald Claims that she was a member of Ballymacelligott Company,…