Michael Mallin
Michael Mallin (Irish: Micheál Ó Mealláin; 1 December 1874 – 8 May 1916) was an Irish rebel and socialist who took an active role in the 1916 Easter Rising.Born in Dublin, the son of John Mallin, ...
John Francis Green
John Francis Green (18 December 1946– 10 January 1975), was a leading member of the North Armagh Brigade of the Provisional Irish Republican Army, holding the rank of Staff Captain and Intelligence Of...
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Gilbert Potter
Gilbert Norman Potter, (10 July 1887 – 27 April 1921), was a District Inspector of the Royal Irish Constabulary. He was born in Dromahair, County Leitrim and was stationed at Cahir, County Tipperary,...
Willie Pearse
William "Willie" Pearse Irish: Liam Mac Piarais (15 November 1881 – 4 May 1916) was an Irish republican executed for his part in the Easter Rising. He was a younger brother of Patrick Pearse, a le...
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Criminal Assets Bureau
The Criminal Assets Bureau (CAB) (Irish: An Biúró um Shócmhainní Coiriúla) is a law enforcement agency in Ireland. The CAB was established with powers to focus on the illegally acquired assets of...
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Glasdrumman ambush
The Glasdrumman ambush was an attack by the South Armagh Brigade of the Provisional Irish Republican Army (IRA) against a British Army observation post. It took place on 17 July 1981 at a scrapyard so...
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Liam Rice
Liam Rice was a volunteer in the Irish Republican Army (IRA) who was killed, officially "shot while resisting arrest", by the Garda Siochána (police) at Dublin in the early 1940s. At the time, the IRA...
Thomas Kent
Thomas Kent (Irish: Tomás Ceannt; 29 August 1865 – 9 May 1916) was an Irish nationalist court-martialled and executed following a gunfight with the Royal Irish Constabulary (RIC) on 2 May 1916, in...
Rory O'Connor (Irish republican)
Rory O'Connor (Irish: Ruairí Ó Conchubhair; 28 November 1883 – 8 December 1922) was an Irish republican activist. He is best remembered for his role in the Irish Civil War 1922-1923, and the circu...
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Arthur Vicars
Sir Arthur Vicars, KCVO (27 July 1862 – 14 April 1921) was an English-born genealogist and heraldic expert who spent his adult life in Ireland. He was appointed Ulster King of Arms in 1893, but was re...
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Michael Moran (Tuam)
Michael Moran (1893-1921) was a murder victim.Moran was a native of Carramoneen, Tuam, County Galway was shot dead in Galway while in the custody of the Royal Irish Constabulary. He was said to have b...
Miami Showband killings
The Miami Showband killings (also called the Miami Showband Massacre) was an attack by the Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF), a loyalist paramilitary group, on 31 July 1975. It took place on the A1 road at...
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Cairo Gang
The Cairo Gang was a group of British intelligence agents who were sent to Dublin during the Irish War of Independence to conduct intelligence operations against prominent members of the Irish Republi...
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Joseph Fenton
Joseph "Joe" Fenton (c. 1953 – 26 February 1989) was an estate agent from Belfast, Northern Ireland, killed by the Provisional Irish Republican Army (IRA) for acting as an informer for the Royal...
Robert Erskine Childers
Robert Erskine Childers DSC (25 June 1870 – 24 November 1922), universally known as Erskine Childers, /ˈɜrskɨn ˈtʃɪldərz/ was the author of the influential novel The Riddle of the Sands and an Irish ...
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Richard Barrett (Irish republican)
Richard "Dick" Barrett (17 December 1889 – 8 December 1922) was a prominent Irish Republican Army volunteer who fought in the War of Independence and on the Anti-Treaty side in the Irish Civil War dur...
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Martin Cahill
Martin "The General" Cahill (23 May 1949 – 18 August 1994) was a prominent Irish criminal from Dublin.Cahill generated a certain notoriety in the media, which referred to him by the sobriquet "The Gen...
Tom Clarke (Irish republican)
Thomas James "Tom" Clarke (Irish: Tomás Séamus Ó Cléirigh; 11 March 1857 – 3 May 1916) was an Irish revolutionary leader and arguably the person most responsible for the 1916 Easter Rising. A prop...
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Richard Fitzgerald (died 1776)
Colonel Richard Fitzgerald (born by 1733, died 1776) was an Irish Member of Parliament.He was the fifth son of Gerald Fitzgerald of Coolanawle, Queen's County, by his wife Mary, daughter of Sir Robert...
Veronica Guerin
Veronica Guerin (5 July 1958 – 26 June 1996) was an Irish crime reporter who was murdered on 26 June 1996 by drug lords, an event which helped establish the Criminal Assets Bureau.
The daughter of...
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Christopher Folan
Christopher Folan, Irish War of Independence victim, died 11 May 1921.Christy Folan, age 18, was a native of Woodquay, Galway City. His brother James Folan was a Battalion Quarter-Master of the Galway...
Liam Mellows
Liam (William Joseph) Mellows (25 May 1892 – 8 December 1922; surname often misspelled as Mellowes) was an Irish republican and Sinn Féin politician. Born in England, Mellows grew up in County Wexford...
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Edward Daly (Irish revolutionary)
Edward "Ned" Daly (25 February 1891 – 4 May 1916) was commandant of Dublin's 1st battalion during the Easter Rising of 1916. He was the youngest man to hold that rank, and the youngest executed in the...
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Michael Griffin (Irish priest)
Father Michael Griffin (1890 – 14 November 1920) was an Irish Catholic priest.Griffin was born in Gurteen, East Galway and ordained at St Patrick's College, Maynooth in 1917. A priest of the Diocese o...