Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
The Dead of the Irish Revolution$
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

Eunan O'Halpin and Daithi O Corrain

Print publication date: 2020

Print ISBN-13: 9780300123821

Published to Yale Scholarship Online: May 2021

DOI: 10.12987/yale/9780300123821.001.0001

Show Summary Details
Page of

PRINTED FROM YALE SCHOLARSHIP ONLINE (www.yale.universitypressscholarship.com). (c) Copyright Yale University Press, 2021. All Rights Reserved. An individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a monograph in YSO for personal use.date: 25 September 2021

1919

1919

Chapter:
(p.107) 1919
Source:
The Dead of the Irish Revolution
Author(s):

Eunan O’Halpin

Daithí Ó Corráin

Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:10.12987/yale/9780300123821.003.0005

This chapter describes the deaths of the people who died in Ireland in 1919. For a while, postman Daniel Joseph McGandy had been helping Michael Sheerin, who had been pilfering a stock of grenade casings in Craig's engineering works, by carrying these off in his postman's bag. On January 19, 1919, McGandy failed to attend a rendezvous with Sheerin. Next day his coat, revolver, and post bag were found on the quay outside Craig's; a week later his body was recovered from the River Foyle. It was believed 'that he had lost his life on account of unofficial hostile action'. Meanwhile, farmer James McDonnel joined the Royal Irish Constabulary (RIC) on October 18, 1882, serving in Wexford, the RIC Reserve, and Wexford again before transfer to Tipperary town in 1891. He died during the Soloheadbeg ambush by the Irish Republican Army (IRA) party in 1919.

Keywords:   deaths, Ireland, Royal Irish Constabulary, Soloheadbeg ambush, Irish Republican Army, IRA

Yale Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.

Please, subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs , and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us.