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Bailey Edward. Volunteer, Dundalk Battalion, Louth Brigade, Irish Volunteers. Born on the 2nd of March 1896 died on the 18th of August 1968, aged 20 years old at the time of the Rising. Fought at Ardee,  Castlebellingham, Lurgangreen County Louth, Dunboyne County Meath and Tyrrellstown House County Dublin. He joined the Volunteers in January 1916. He was not arrested after the surrender and was on the run until October 1916. He served throughout the War of Independence and took the Anti-Treay side in the Civil War serving as a dispatch deliver.


Berrill Patrick Joseph. Captain, Dundalk Company, Louth Brigade, Irish Volunteers. Born on the 4th of March 1891 died on the 20th of May 1946, aged 25 years old at the time of the Rising. Fought at Dundalk, Ardee and Castlebellingham County Louth, Dunboyne County Meath and Tyrrellstown County Dublin. He was arrested after the Rising and after being sent to Richmond Barracks Dublin he was deported first to Knutsford and then Frongoch, he was released on the 24th of December 1916. He served throughout the War of Independence involved in intelligence in Louth, Liverpool and Dublin. Imprisoned in May 1918 for illegal drilling and the German Plot and again in 1919 for his role in an attack on Ballyedmond Castle, County Down, he was released late 1919 following hunger strike. He joined the National Army in August 1922 army number 20892.


Boylan SeŠn. Captain, Dunboyne Company, Meath Brigade, Irish Volunteers. Born in 1884 died on the 10th of May 1971, aged about 32 years old at the time of the Rising. Fought at Dunboyne County Meath, Clonsilla County Dublin, Leixlip County Kildare and Tyrrellstown House County Dublin. He was appointed Captain by Pearse. During the Rising he was responsible for communication between several Companies and encouraging other to get involved. He was deported after the Rising and released around the end of July 1916. He served as a Company, Brigade and Divisional Officer Commanding with the Irish Volunteers and IRA and as General Officer Commanding the 1st Eastern Division of the National Army at the rank of Colonel. He resigned from the Defence Forces due to ill health on the 1st April 1925 while serving at the rank of Major on the staff of General Headquarters.


Byrne Gerald. (Garry Byrne). Captain, C Company, 4th Battalion, Dublin brigade, Irish Volunteers. Born on the 2nd of May 1893 died on the 19th of September 1961, aged 23 years old at the time of the Rising. Fought at South Meath Bridge, the Hill of Tara, County Meath and Tyrrellstown House, County Dublin. He was in charge of a group of Volunteers at the South Meath Bridge on the Sunday and Monday, they received word that operations were cancelled on the Tuesday but learning that the Rising had taking place in Dublin they made their way towards Dublin, receiving orders not to proceed until further notice they remained in the Hill of Tara and Tyrrellstown House areas where they relieved some R.I.C. men of their weapons. He served throughout the War of Independence and was arrested on the 6th of December 1920 and interned in Ballykinlar until December 1921. He took the Pro-Treaty side in the Civil War and served with the Criminal Investigation Department at Oriel House from February 1922 up to February 1924.


Clifford Owen. Volunteer, Dundalk Battalion, Louth Brigade, Irish Volunteers. Born on the 11th of August 1890, aged 25 years old at the time of the Rising. Fought at Ardee Lurgangreen Dundalk and Castlebellingham, County Louth and Tyrrellstown House, County Dublin. He was not arrested or captured after the Rising. He re-joined the Volunteers on reorganisation and served throughout the War of Independence taking part in raids on Belfast goods during the Belfast Boycott, raiding for arms and blocking roads. He took the Anti-Treaty side in the Civil War engaging in fighting with the National Army in Dundalk.


Clifford Peter. Volunteer, Dundalk Company, Dundalk Battalion, Louth Brigade, Irish Volunteers. Born on the 2nd of December 1900 died on the 31st of May 1979, aged 15 years old at the time of the Rising. Fought at Ardee and Castlebellingham County Louth, Slane, the Hill of Tara and Dunboyne County Meath and the G.P.O. County Dublin. He was arrested in Dundalk on the 4th of May and deported, he was released on the 28th of August 1916. On Tuesday the 25th of April he was sent by Louth Brigade Irish Volunteer Officer Donal O' Hannigan from Dunboyne, where Louth Volunteers were then grouped, to Dublin to ascertain situation in Dublin. He managed to reach the General Post Office and met with James Connolly briefly but was unable to pass on Connolly's orders as by the time he returned to Dunboyne on Thursday night the Louth Volunteers had left and he was unable to make contact. He re-joined the Volunteers on reorganisation and served throughout the War of Independence helping in the manufacture of munitions, block roads, raiding for arms and assisting in ambushes. He took the Anti-Treaty side in the Civil War. He was arrested in September 1922 and interned until July 1923.


Coburn Francis. Volunteer, Dundalk Company, Dundalk Brigade, Irish Volunteers. Born in 1891 died on the 17th of September 1967, aged about 25 years old during the Rising. Fought at Ardee and Castlebellingham County Louth and Tyrrellstown House County Dublin. He joined the Volunteers in 1914. He was not arrested after the Rising and went on the run arriving in Liverpool about 3 weeks after the surrender. From Liverpool he went to America where he joined Clann na Gaedheal and took part in propaganda work. He returned to Ireland sometime in 1919, he took part in propaganda work during the War of Independence and took the Anti-Treaty side in the Civil War again engaging in propaganda work.


Dunne James. Volunteer, Dundalk Battalion, Louth Brigade, Irish Volunteers. Born on the 21st of March 1874 died on the 27th of September 1955, aged 42 years old at the time of the Rising. Served at Ardee, Lurgangreen and Castlebellingham County Louth, Slane County Meath and Tyrrellstown House County Dublin. He was not captured or arrested after the Rising and moved to Liverpool about two weeks after the Rising where remained, supporting the Volunteers, until about 1922. He did not take part in the Civil War.


Durnin James. Volunteer, Dundalk Company, Louth Brigade, Irish Volunteers. Born in 1886 died in 1956, aged about 30 years old at the time of the Rising. He was an employee of the Great Northern Railway in Dundalk at the time of the Rising. Fought at Ardee and Castlebellingham in County Louth, Dunboyne in County Meath and Tyrrellstown House in County Dublin. He was not arrested or detained after the surrender. Although a member of the Volunteers he had no active service during the War of Independence. He took the Pro-Treaty side in the Civil War joining the National Army in November 1922 and serving as Sergeant served in the Munitions section of the Quartermaster Generals Department service number 34407. He was discharged in April 1924.

Greene Arthur. Sergeant Major, Dundalk Company, Dundalk Battalion, Louth Brigade, Irish Volunteers. Born in 1883 died on the 25th of December 1953, aged about 33 years old at the time of the Rising. Fought at Ardee, Lurgangreen and Castlebellingham County Louth and Tyrrellstown House, County Dublin. He joined the Volunteers in 1914. In the weeks leading up to the Rising he carried dispatches between Louth and Dublin. He was arrested at his home on the 5th of May he was court martialled and taken from Dundalk Jail to Richmond barracks, he was released about the end of May 1916 after Asquithís visit to Dublin. He re-joined the Volunteers when they reformed in Dundalk in 1917. He served throughout the War of Independence assisting in the South Down election and was interned from June to the 11th of December 1921, he was arrested about three days after returning to Louth from South Down. He did not take part in the Civil War.


Halpenny Peter. (Halfpenny, Halpin). Volunteer, Dundalk Battalion, Louth Brigade, Irish Volunteers. Born on the 14th of January 1888 died on the 6th of April 1963, aged 28 years old at the time of the Rising. Fought at Ardee, Lurgangreen and Castlebellingham in County Louth, Slane and Dunboyne in County Meath and Kilmoon in County Dublin. He joined the Volunteers in Dundalk in 1914. On the Tuesday or Wednesday he was part of a group of Volunteers making their way to Dublin when they were arrested at Kilmoon in County Dublin. He was detained for the rest of the week and then deported, he was released from Frongoch on the 24th of December 1916. He re-joined the Volunteers on release and served throughout the War of Independence. He did not take part in the Civil War.


Hanratty Seamus. Volunteer, Dundalk Battalion, Irish Volunteers. Born in 1883 died on the 12th of October 1962, aged about 33 years old at the time of the Rising. Fought at Dundalk, Ardee and Castlebellingham in County Louth and Slane and Ratoath in County Meath. He was arrested on the Wednesday of the Rising and taken first to Slane Castle where he was detained overnight then taken to Belfast Jail then transferred to Richmond Barracks in Dublin. He was deported first to Wakefield then Wormwood Scrubs then Frongoch, he was released on the 24th of December 1916. He took the Anti-Treaty side in the Civil War and was interned from August 1922 to August 1923.


Hughes Patrick (Paddy). Brigade Officer Commanding, Louth Brigade, Irish Volunteers. Born in 1870 died on the 2nd of February 1936, aged about 46 years old at the time of the Rising. Fought at Tara and Dunboyne County Meath, Castlebellingham and Lurgangreen County Louth and Tyrrellstown House in County Dublin. He was a of the Executive of the Irish Volunteers. He was not arrested or captured after the surrender but as a suspect in the killing of  R.I.C. Constable Charles McGee at Castlebellingham on Monday the 24th of April he was sought by the R.I.C. He did not play an active part in the Volunteers after March 1917.


Kearney Hugh. Volunteer, Dundalk Battalion, Louth Brigade, Irish Volunteers. Born on the 1st of July 1891 died on the 26th of March 1964, aged 24 years old at the time of the Rising. Fought at Ardee County Louth, Slane County Meath, Castlebellingham County Meath and Tyrrellstown House County Dublin. He was not arrested after the surrender. He remained with the Volunteers up to about the Truce. He did not take part in the Civil War.

Kieran John. Volunteer, A Company, Dundalk Battalion, Louth Brigade, Irish Volunteers. Born on the 2nd of September 1891 died on the 2nd of December 1962, aged 24 years old at the time of the Rising. Fought at Ardee, County Louth, Slane, County Meath, Lurgangreen, Dundalk, County Louth, Castlebellingham, County Louth, Tyrrellstown House, County Dublin. He joined the Volunteers in 1914. He was not arrested after the surrender but had to spend a couple of months living in Belfast to avoid the R.I.C. in Dundalk. He went to Limerick after Belfast and then returned to Dundalk and joined with the Volunteers there in 1917. He served throughout the War of Independence making bombs, assisted in the burning of Dundalk Inland Revenue Offices as well as blocking roads and taking part in raids. He took the Anti-Treaty side in the Civil War.


Litchfield Henry. Volunteer, Dundalk Company, Dundalk Brigade, Louth Battalion, Irish Volunteers. Born in 1882 died on the 22nd of December 1979, aged about 34 years old at the time of the Rising. Fought at Lurgangreen and Castlebellingham County Louth and at Tyrrellstown House in County Dublin. He was arrested about two weeks after the surrender, he was tried and acquitted and released immediately. He served throughout the war of Independence and was involved in raids for arms and blocking roads. He took the Anti-Treaty side in the Civil War and was involved in sniping on Castletown Mount, delivering dispatches and guarding Sean Gormley and maintaining an arms dump.


Martin Frank. Volunteer, Dundalk Battalion, Louth Brigade, Irish Volunteers. Born on the 16th of February 1884 died on the 15th of January 1952, aged 32 years old at the time of the Rising. Fought at Ardee, Collon, Lurgangreen and Castlebellingham in County Louth and Tyrrellstown House in County Dublin. He joined the Volunteers in 1914. He was arrested on the 8th of May when he returned home to visit his sick mother. He was taken to Richmond Barracks Dublin and put on trial for the shooting of R.I.C. Constable Charles McGee and the wounding of a British officer named Donovan, he was sentenced to death commuted to ten years. He was deported first to Dartmoor and released from Pentonville in July 1917. He re-joined the Company on release and served throughout the War of Independence. He imprisoned during April and May 1920 in Belfast Jail, released following a hunger strike before being again arrested and interned from November 1920 to December 1921. He did not take part in the Civil War.


McCrave Thomas. Volunteer, Dundalk Battalion, Louth Brigade, Irish Volunteers. Died on the 16th of January 1973. Fought at Ardee and Lurgangreen County Louth, Red House Dunboyne County Thursday after the surrender and deported, he was released about the 24th of December 1916. He re-joined the Volunteers on release and served throughout the War of Independence serving as IRA Company Captain and Vice Battalion Officer Commanding and took part in burning of Inland Revenue Office, Park Street, Dundalk on the 14th of April 1920 and the Creggan ambush on the 10th of April 1921. He took the Anti-Treaty side in the Civil War taking part in fighting against National Army troops in Dundalk and the Rockmarshall ambush.


Mulholland Patrick. Volunteer, Dundalk Battalion, Irish Volunteers. Born on the 27th of July 1888 died on the 8th of July 1967, aged 27 years old at the time of the Rising. Fought at Ardee and Castlebellingham County Louth, Slane in County Meath and Tyrrellstown House in County Dublin. He was not captured or arrested after the surrender. During Easter Week he held up cars during the capture of arms in Ardee and was present in Castlebellingham at the shooting of R.I.C. Constable Charles McGee at Castlebellingham on Monday the 24th of April. He remained with the Volunteers up to about the end of March 1917 when he dropped out. He did not take part in the War of Independence or the Civil War. His brother Thomas was killed during the War of Independence see below.


Mulholland Thomas. Dundalk Company, Dundalk Battalion, Louth Brigade, Irish Volunteers. Fought at Dundalk and Tyrrellstown House County Dublin. He died on the 16th of April 1920 at Louth Infirmary, Dundalk, County Louth from bullet wounds received when he was shot dead by RIC Sergeant Joseph Bustard when along with nine other men he attacked an R.I.C. patrol of three policemen. The incident happened on Bridge Street Dundalk near Walshís Gate, the policemen noticed that half the gate was opened, which was unusual, and as they went to investigate they were attacked by ten men. His brother Patrick also served.


O'Dowd Richard (O' Dubhda, Risteard Dowd). Volunteer, Dundalk Battalion, Louth Brigade, Irish Volunteers. Born on the 5th of October 1879 died on the 26th of November 1965, aged 36 years old at the time of the Rising. He was a native of Scrabby, Granard, County Cavan. Fought at Slane County Meath, Lurgangreen and Castlebellingham in County Louth and Tyrrellstown House in County Dublin. He was not captured or arrested after the surrender and had no further activity. He did not take part in the War of Independence or the Civil War.

Reilly James. Volunteer, E Company, Dundalk Battalion, Louth Brigade, Irish Volunteers. Born in 1892 died on the 16th of July 1957, aged about 24 years old at the time of the Rising. Fought at Ardee, Lurgangreen and Castlebellingham in County Louth, Dunboyne in County Meath and Tyrrellstown House in County Dublin. He was arrested about nine days after the surrender and charge with shooting of R.I.C. Constable Charles McGee and the wounding of a British officer named Donovan. He was released that evening and no further action was taken on the charges.  He had no further activity and did not take part in the War of Independence or the Civil War.



Quinn John. Volunteer, Dundalk Battalion, Louth Brigade, Irish Volunteers. Born in 1874 died on the 17th of December 1954, aged about 42 years old during the Rising. Served in the Ardee, County Louth, Slane, County Meath, Hill of Tara, County Meath, Mulhuddart, County Dublin, Dunboyne, County Meath and Dundalk, County Louth areas. He joined the I.R.B. in 1900. John Quinn was arrested on the 4th of May and subsequently tried and sentenced to five years imprisonment, later commuted to 3 years. He was released from Pentonville Prison in June 1917.


After release he returned to Dundalk and resumed activities with the Volunteers taking part in drilling and training and Sinn Fein election work and organising the Sinn Fein clubs. He then went to Newry for about six months and spent about a year in Navan, while in Navan he was involved in destroying railway lines. About the beginning of 1920 he went to Drogheda where he took part in the usual Volunteer activities. He did guard duty at the Sinn Fein Convent and attended the funerals of Alderman Halpin and James Moran. He was a prominent member of the Down Tools Committee in Drogheda. He moved to Armagh about the time of the Truce in July 1921.


Tuite Daniel. Volunteer, Dundalk Battalion, Louth Brigade, Irish Volunteers. He was born in December 1882 died on the 22nd of January 1950, aged 33 years old at the time of the Rising. Fought at Ardee, Lurgangreen County Louth and Hudderstown County Meath and Tyrrellstown House in County Dublin. He joined the Dundalk Volunteers in 1916. He remained with other at Tyrrellstown House until the Tuesday after the surrender and then made his was back to Dundalk arriving sometime on Thursday, he was arrested by a member of the Home Defence Force when he arrived in Dundalk. He was taken to Dundalk Jail then to Richmond Barracks in Dublin and deported first to Wakefield Jail then Wormwood Scrubs then Frongoch, he was released about the first week in August. He re-joined the Volunteers on reorganisation and was involved in election work and carrying dispatches and was involved in intelligence work up to the end of the War of Independence. He did not take part in the Civil War.