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.