Behind the scenes

For this, the final post of 2017 the focus will be a little different. Rather than an individual or event, this post will address the workflow from file selection to presentation on the web. To do this the post will focus on the wound pension series with examples taken from the application of Dan Breen….

The Lynch family – money and civil war division

“I am grateful for your expression of sympathy re my poor brother Sean but strongly object to his wife receiving one penny. The hardened wretch deserted him…”   So writes Patrick Lynch, Aherlow, County Tipperary to General Gearoid O’Sullivan on 21 September 1925 when seeking the balance of his brother Sean’s military service pension. A…