Further Information and Research

Kavanagh, Mary, Galway – Gaillimh: a bibliography of the city and county (2000)

McWalter, Patria, For the record: the archives of Galway’s Rural District Councils (2014)

Galway County Council Archives (1913-23)

Ballinasloe Rural District Council (1909-1919)

Galway County Council Minutes (1899-1992)

Galway Gaol Drawings

Galway Infirmary and Hospital Minutes (1802-1922)

Irish Volunteers, Galway City Corps (1914)

Loughrea Town Commissioner’s and Council’s Minutes (1909-2006)

Sinn Féin, Galway Branch File (1907-1911)

Tuam Poor Law Union (1839-1920)

Tuam Town Commissioner Minutes (1843-2013)

The collection that can be accessed here:

Ballybane Library’s Military History Collection


LANGUAGE, LITERATURE and CULTURE

Concannon, Mark. ‘The Gallagh Ambush’ (A Poem), Journal of the Old Tuam Society 3 (2006): p. 35

Deutsch-Brady, Chantal. ‘The Cattle Drive of Tulira’ Journal of the Galway Archaeological and Historical Society 34 (1974-75): pp. 35-39

Folan, Dara. ‘The capital of Irish speaking Ireland: The 1913 Galway Oireachtas’ Journal of the Galway Archaeological and Historical Society 65 (2013): pp. 98-114

Hakamada, Chinatzu. ‘Muintir na Tíre, De Valera agus gluiseacht na Gaeilge ag Tús Aimsir na hÉigeandála’ Journal of the Galway Archaeological and Historical Society 65 (2013): pp. 133-42.

Henihan, John.  Songs and poems of John Henihan, of Corbally, Cummer – a Republican who spent time in Galway Jail, Corofin Parish Newsletter – Vol. 14

Mac Congáil, Nollaig. ‘An Ghaeilge agus The Connacht Tribune ó 1909 go dtí bunú an tSaorstát’ Journal of the Galway Archaeological and Historical Society 61 (2009): pp. 206-22

Mac Congáil, Nollaig. ‘Fíoradh na Físe Gaelaí? Bunú Choláiste Thamhain 100 bliain ó shin: Stair Chorrach’ Journal of the Galway Archaeological and Historical Society 62 (2010): pp. 157-85.

Mac Congáil, Nollaig. ‘Domhnall Ó Duibhne (1868-1923) Gníomhaí Eiseamláireach Gaelach’ Journal of the Galway Archaeological and Historical Society 63 (2011): pp. 131-57.

O’Leary, Philip. ‘What would Willie say?: Lady Gregory and popular theatre in Irish’ Journal of the Galway Archaeological and Historical Society 63 (2011): pp. 158-80

Ó Muircheartaigh, Peadar. ‘Litir ón gCraoibhín chuig Cill Liadáin, 13 Lúnasa 1916’ Journal of the Galway Archaeological and Historical Society 65 (2013): pp. 115-22.

THE FIRST WORLD WAR

Blake, Martin J. ‘Field-Marshal Sir John French’ Journal of the Galway Archaeological and Historical Society 8 (1913-14): pp. 247-51.

Conscription in Galway and Ireland, Tuam Herald (20-27 April 1918)

Deignan, Jarlath. ‘Forgotten Soldiers: Tuam’s Great War Dead, 1914-18’ Journal of the Old Tuam Society 5 (2008): pp. 19-27.

Duggan, Eugene. ‘A recollection of a young man’s Civil War in Ireland’ Galway Roots / Clanna na Gaillimhe IV (1996-97)

The memories of Frank Finneran (1901-75)

Henry, William. Forgotten Heroes: Galway’s soldiers of the Great War, 1914-1918 (2007)

Henry, William. Galway and the Great War (2006)

Henry, William & Jacqueline O’Brien.  Galway’s Great War Memorial Book: 1914-1918 (2007)

Henry, William. ‘Tuam and the Great War 1914-1918’ Journal of the Old Tuam Society 3 (2006): pp. 22-29

Murphy, David. The Irish Brigades 1685-2006: a gazetteer of Irish military service past and present (2007)

Whitmarsh, Victor. Shadows on Glass 1895-1960: a pictorial record of Galway city (2003)

THE EASTER RISING and WAR OF INDEPENDENCE

Babington, Anthony. The devil to pay: the mutiny of the Connaught Rangers, India, July 1920 (London: Leo Cooper, 1991)

Buckley, Capt. Donal, The Battle of Tourmakeady: fact or fiction – a study of the IRA ambush and its aftermath (2008)

Cremen, Eimear, Blog on Life & Times of Liam Langley, IRB Member and Fianna Éireann Leader, Tuam, http://liamlangley.blogspot.ie/

Cunningham, John. ‘Something that is new and strange’: The 1911 Irish Trade Union Congress in Galway’ Journal of the Galway Archaeological and Historical Society 64 (2012): pp. 169-82

DeValera, Eamonn. Letter from DeValera concerning Sinn Féin (Tuam Herald, 27 April 1918)

Deignan, Jarlath. ‘A Time of Terror: The Gallagh Ambush and the Sack of Tuam’ Journal of the Old Tuam Society 3 (2006): pp. 30-34.  (Photos of the Sack of Tuam in Great Tuam Annual 1 pp. 61-72.)

Deignan, Jarlath. ‘The arrest of Sean MacDiarmada in Tuam’ Journal of the Old Tuam Society 7(2010): pp. 76-78

Denton, Danny. ‘On the truth of the ‘German Plot” Journal of the Galway Archaeological and Historical Society 59 (2007): pp. 122-33

Dolan, Martin. ‘Galway 1920-21’ Capuchin Annual (1970): pp. 384-95

Dunleavy, John. ‘Turbulent Priest: How the British government’s decision to bar Archbishop Mannix from Ireland helped rally the exiles in Britain’ Journal of the Galway Archaeological and Historical Society 62 (2010): pp. 186-93

Gardiner, Eamonn T. ‘Scattered, ambushed and laid out: War and counter-insurgency in the greater Tuam area’ Journal of the Old Tuam Society 12 (2015): pp. 41-49

Greaves, C. Desmond. Liam Mellows and the Irish Revolution (1971, 2004)

Gilmore, Tom. ‘Memories of the fight for Irish freedom in North Galway’ Journal of the Old Tuam Society 3 (2006): pp. 38-43.

Tommie Comer’s memories of the War of Independence

Headford – Ambush near Headford, Tuam Herald (2 January 1921)

Henry, William.  Supreme Sacrifice: the story of Eamonn Ceannt, 1881-1916 (2005)

Kilconly – Ambush of police in Kilconly, Tuam Herald (15 January 1921)

Laheen, Maurice. ‘The Pact Election of 1922 and Tuam’, Journal of the Old Tuam Society 3 (2006): p. 44

Mac Giollarnáth, Seán. ‘Patrick H. Pearse: A sketch of his life’ Journal of the Galway Archaeological and Historical Society 57 (2005): pp. 139-150.

Mannion, Marie & Jimmy Laffey (eds.) Cumman na mBan: County Galway Dimensions (2015)

Michael Moran – The shooting of Michael Moran, Tuam Herald (4 December 1920)

Murphy, Mary J., Achill’s Eva O Flaherty: Forgotten Island Heroine (1874-1963) (Knockma Publishing, 2012)

Murphy, Mary J., Caherlistrane: With Eilish O Carroll, Seán Keane and Vivian Nesbitt (Knockma Publishing, 2015)

Newell, Úna. ‘The Rising of the Moon: Galway 1916’ Journal of the Galway Archaeological and Historical Society 58 (2006): pp. 114-35

Ó Comhraí, Cormac. Revolution in Connacht: a photographic history (2013)

O’Dowd, Peadar. ‘Some Galway and other memories from Ballykinlar Camp 1921’ Journal of the Galway Archaeological and Historical Society 48 (1996): pp. 153-60.

Ó Máille, Tomás. An tIomaire Rua: Cogadh na Saoirse i dtuaisceart Chonamara (1939, 2007 – eagrán nua le Máirtín Ó Cadhain agus Gearóid Ó Tuathaigh)

O’Malley, Ernie. The men will talk to me: Galway interviews (Ed. by Cormac O’Malley & Cormac Ó Comhraí, 2013)

Ó Ruairc, Pádraig Óg. Blood on the Banner: the Republican struggle in Clare (2008)

Price, Dominic. The flame and the candle: War in Mayo 1919-1924 (2012)

Terrorism in Tuam, Tuam Herald (9 January 1921)

THE CIVIL WAR

Ó Fathartaigh, Micheál. ‘Cumann na nGaedhal, the land issue and west Galway 1923-32’ Journal of the Galway Archaeological and Historical Society (2008): pp. 136-53

Eleven Galway Martyrs: the story of the Republican soldiers of the Second Western Division, I.R.A., executed at Tuam and Athlone in 1923. (Memorial Committee, Tuam, 1985)

Lynch, Bríd. ‘An Exciting Adventure.’ Journal of the Old Tuam Society 3 (2006): pp. 36-37 [A schoolgirl’s memories of a Civil War ambush at Lissavalley near Barnaderg]

Tynan, Bridget. ‘Garda Patrol – 1922 Style’ Journal of the Old Tuam Society 3 (2006): 48-50

‘Vindicating a Right — Great Public Meeting in Tuam’ Tuam Herald (14 April 1923).

[The Establishment of Cumann na nGaedhal in Tuam]

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‘Six Executions in Tuam’ Tuam Herald, (14 April 1923)

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‘Tuam Executions Commemorated’ Tuam Herald (16 April 1983)

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‘Tuam Executions: One who get away’ Tuam Herald (29 May 2003)

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