Attack on Kilkenny Castle 1922

The Attack On Kilkenny Castle, 2 May 1922 Eamonn Kiely Imagine the scene – the Earl of Ossory looks out into the courtyard from his room near the west tower of the castle and sees 22 paramilitaries in a range of garb. The caps are back to front and some wear trench coats. Some attempt […]

Take-over of Kilkenny Barracks 1922

Takeover Kilkenny Military barracks – 7th Feb 1922 Eamonn Kiely It is said that the old Dublin City could be reconstructed by a reading of Ulysses. If so, Kilkenny is quite safe from being forgotten by the detail available in Jim – Judge Comerford’s book on the takeover of Kilkenny barracks. The Kilkenny People gave […]