Tullamore Incident

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  • The Tullamore Incident refers to a breach of law and order on 20 March 1916 in Tullamore, Co. Offaly. It is frequently referred to as 'the first shots of the Rising' although it occured a month before the Easter Rebellion. A large crowd of locals whose family members were in the British army gathered outside the Gaelic League Rooms in Columcille St. protesting against the Irish Volunteers. Shots were fired by Volunteers Peadar Bracken, Frank O'Brennan and Joe Wrafter. RIC Sergeant Ahern was injured by Bracken. 12 men were subsequently charged in relation to the incident.

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Folder of photocopies relating to Offaly IRA

Photocopies of articles from newspapers and books relating to the Tullamore Incident, Irish Volunteer organisation in Offaly,and internment in Frongoch. Also includes a photocopy and transcript from a minute book of the Old IRA Association Tullam...

Letterbook 1916

Copies of approximately 1000 outgoing letters, averaging 1 per page. Good legibility.Includes many references to the Tullamore 'affray' or Tullamore Incident, for example, letter to Tim M. Healy, M. P, House of Commons: '...I was i...

Memoir 'Tullamore'

Memoir by Aloysius O'Brennan recounting the Tullamore Incident of 20 March1916 and the subsequent charges brought against 12 men in relation to the incident.

Memoirs of Alo and Maura O'Brennan

Two handwritten accounts relating to the background to the Easter Rising and the Tullamore Incident. The accounts were prepared by Aloysius O'Brennan for the 50 year commemorations in 1966. A further memoir on the events of Easter Week was wr...

O'Brennan, Alo

Minute Book of Tullamore Hurling & Football Club

Minute book recording meetings held and decisions taken by the committee of Tullamore GAA Club. Notable for references to the Irish Volunteers and the nationalist movement. While not mentioning the Tullamore Incident of 20 March 1916 directly, th...

O'Brennan Family Papers

  • IE OHA OHS31
  • Collection
  • 1911-2015

Material relating to Tullamore Incident, March 1916 and the 1916 Rising from the family of Séamus O'Brennan and his brother Alo O' Brennan. Contains postcards, photographs, contemporary newspapers (1916-1917), memoirs, and commemorative...

O'Brennan, Séamus

Records of Rogers & Co. Solicitors

  • IE OHA OHS1
  • Fonds
  • 1911-1977

The collection consists of 54 bound volumes including letter books, client account ledgers, and cashbooks. The largest series is the letterbooks, which contain carbon copies of outgoing letters sent by Rogers & Co., Solicitors. It is not a ful...

Rogers & Co., Solicitors

Scrapbook

Scrapbook of newspaper cuttings, culled from the 1966 Jubilee publication by The Midland Tribune and other newspapers. Mainly relates to Offaly's participation in the period 1914-1916, particularly focussing on the Tullamore Incident. Contain...

O'Brennan, Alo

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