Dec. 8, 1922- Four anti-treaty Irish Republicans Rory O’Connor, Liam Mellows, Richard Barrett and Joe McKelvey were shot.

Four anti-treaty Irish Republicans Rory O’Connor, Liam Mellows, Richard Barrett and Joe McKelvey were shot.

St. Brendan's Catholic Cathedral, Loughrea, Co.

Brendan's Catholic Cathedral, Loughrea, Co. The childhood church of my dad.

April 1922 - Strike against the Civil War.    On the 24th April,1922, The ILP held a major strike 'against militarism' as Labour leaders endeavoured to prevant the drift into civil war.    Tom Johnson and William O'Brien addressed major meetings but the Four Courts were seized by those who vehemently opposed the Treaty, including Liam Mellows, Ernie O'Malley and Rory O'Connor.  My Grandad named a street after this man.

April 1922 - Strike against the Civil War. On the 24th April,1922, The ILP held a major strike 'against militarism' as Labour leaders endeavoured to prevant the drift into civil war. Tom Johnson and William O'Brien addressed major meetings but the Four Courts were seized by those who vehemently opposed the Treaty, including Liam Mellows, Ernie O'Malley and Rory O'Connor. My Grandad named a street after this man.

" The Irish Republic is the People's Republic "  Liam Mellows

" The Irish Republic is the People's Republic " Liam Mellows

Loughrea, Galway, Ireland

Austrian castles, Irish castles, Midevil Times using Castle Mania

Old Abbey Loughrea Loughrea Medeival Festival 30th & 31st August https://www.facebook.com/loughreamedievalfestival

Old Abbey Loughrea Loughrea Medeival Festival 30th & 31st August https://www.facebook.com/loughreamedievalfestival

Loughrea, Co Galway

Loughrea, Co Galway

Loughrea

See 6 photos and 1 tip from 205 visitors to Loughrea. easy to get around since it has been bypassed.

Cheevers Irish Bar, Craughwell, County Galway, Republic of Ireland, Europe

Cheevers Irish Bar, Craughwell, County Galway, Republic of Ireland, Europe

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