Una Pierce R.I.P.

Una Pierce R.I.P.

“I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” ― Maya Angelou If you had to name all your Aunts and uncles, Una would be one of the first. Not because the others were...
Some important random notes

Some important random notes

Trying to find James grave and his parents The Rhubarbleaf has been offline for a while. Eamonn (more than me) and myself have been making an effort to get further back. My ultimate goal would be to find James Crowley’s grave and find out who his parents were....
The Kilmichael ambush by Don Crowley

The Kilmichael ambush by Don Crowley

This is the site of the Kilmicheal ambush The Kilmichael Ambush (Irish: Luíochán Chill Mhichíl) was an ambush near the village of Kilmichael in County Cork on 28 November 1920 carried out by the Irish Republican Army during the Irish War of Independence. Thirty-six...
The clan of Donal and Brigid

The clan of Donal and Brigid

This Crowley clan was brought up in Dublin where Donal and Brigid still live. Don, and his children Yves & Georgia live in the Netherlands. Colm lives in England with his wife Tracy nee Eariss, Barry lives in Japan with his wife Mika, daughter Amelie and son...
The children of Daniel Stephen and Mary

The children of Daniel Stephen and Mary

First photo: Left to right: Jerry, Una (sitting), May, Mother with Peader or Paul, Peggy, Father with Peader or Paul, Jimmy, Dan and Billy. Shortly after this photo was taken, one of the twins Paul passed away. Kevin and Eileen were not yet born when this photo was...
The arms dump By Jimmy and Peadar

The arms dump By Jimmy and Peadar

Friars WalkThe arms dump was constructed in the ‘lane’ between Hallorans’s Orchard and the Passage, Beyond the Black Gate, over toward the corner where O’Reagans garden started. It was a big arms dump, 8 foot deep, 7 foot wide and 9 foot long....
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