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Howth gun-running and the Kilcoole gun-running, 1914

F. X. Martin

Howth gun-running and the Kilcoole gun-running, 1914

Recollections and documents

by F. X. Martin

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Published by Browne and Nolan in Dublin .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementedited by F.X. Martin ; with a foreword by Eamon de Valera.
ContributionsDe Valera, Eamonn, 1882-1975.
The Physical Object
Paginationxxvi, 201 p. :
Number of Pages201
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16581579M

The plan was first conceived in April , in response to the Curragh incident on 20 March. Many Irish believed that the British army could not be relied on to enforce Home Rule when it was enacted, and many Irish Volunteers also felt that availability of arms would aid recruitment. At a lunch attended by. This remarkable compendium of historical documents dating from and collected by F.X. Martin in , is a gripping historical record of the momentous events of July to August , when 1, German rifles and thousands of rounds of ammunition were illegally landed in .

The Kilcoole gun-running is often overlooked in favour of the Howth gun-running event of but this year, to mark the centenary, the people of Kilcoole planned a weekend long festival of events. The latter captained the yacht which brought the majority of these weapons ashore on 26 July at Howth. The remaining rifles came ashore at Kilcoole, Co. Wicklow on 1 August, the day Germany declared war on Russia. In the background of the Howth and Kilcoole landings was the Larne gun-running.

  The build-up to the centenary celebrations are well underway, but marks the anniversary of another milestone in the struggle for Irish independence – the Howth gun-running : Orlaith Delaney. Asgard and Kelpie Sail in Company. Conor O Brien’s involvement with the Gun Running to Howth and Kilcoole on behalf of the Irish Volunteers stemmed from a fusion of his sailing and political enthusiasms. In , he had become the owner of the Kelpie, a veteran ton cutter of vintage which he converted to ketch rig and in sailed round Ireland.


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The Howth Gun-Running and the Kilcoole Gun-Running: Recollections and Documents Edited by F.X Martin, (Dublin, Merrion Press, ). E Reviewer: Gerard Madden. September was dominated by the increasingly vibrant debate on Scotland’s future within the United Kingdom, with Howth gun-running and the Kilcoole gun-running ultimately opting to remain within the Union.

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Martin5/5(1). A week after the Howth gun-running of July 26th,there occurred the equally audacious gun-running at Kilcoole in Co Wicklow – the other half, as it were, of the same mission to obtain arms Author: Peter Murtagh. The Howth Gun-running and the Kilcoole Gun-running, Francis X.

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Contents. The Howth gun-running and the Kilcoole gun-running, The running of German guns and ammunition into Howth, County Dublin, on 26 July and Kilcoole, County Wicklow, on 1 Augustdramatically altered perceptions of the paramilitary threat posed by the Irish Volunteers.

Howth gun-runningThe Howth gun running, which took place on the 26th of Julywas essentially a direct response to the successful landing of a shipment of 35, German rifles at Larne for Sir Edward Carson's Ulster Volunteers the previous April.

This unique compendium of historical documents dating fromand collected by FX Martin inis considered the definitive history of the Howth & Kilcoole Gun-Running. The letters and diary-entries written by the chief protagonists are remarkable first-hand accounts and provide a running commentary on the momentous events of July/August.

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The Howth gun-running and the Kilcoole gun-running, [F X Martin]. A new edition of FX Martin's 'The Howth Gun-Running and the Kilcoole Gun-Running', with a new introduction by Ruán O'Donnell & Mícheál Ó hAodha, is being published by.

John Dorney on the Howth gun running, which took place years ago today. On a sunny Sunday in Julythe little fishing port at Howth, north of Dublin city, saw one of the most dramatic events in early 20 th century Irish history; the Howth gun running, in which a thousand rifles were openly imported to arm the nationalist militia the.

Book reviews 16 October, BOOK OF THE WEEK The Howth Gun-Running and the Kilcoole Gun-Running - Recollections and Documents, edited by FX Martin, published by Merrion. Forgotten History: The Kilcoole Gunrunning, 2nd August [Kilcoole Heritage Group] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

In late July rifles and ammunition were landed in broad daylight at Howth harbour from the yacht. Bad weather delayed the final journey of the Chotah and the arms were safely landed at Kilcoole a week later on 1 August The Howth Gun Running took place years ago and was an event of key importance in the run up to the Rising.

Buy The Howth Gun-Running and the Kilcoole Gun-Running: Recollections and Documents by F. Martin, F. Martin, Ruan O'Donnell, Micheal O hAodha (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.5/5(2).

The Howth gun running had clear precedent in the successful gun running undertaken by the Ulster Volunteers at Larne last April when more t rifles were landed and dispersed across Ulster. Kilcoole (Irish: Cill Chomhghaill, meaning "Church of Comhghall") is a village in County Wicklow, is three kilometres south of Greystones, 14 kilometres north of Wicklow, and about 28 kilometres south of was used as the set for the Irish television series Glenroe, which ran through the s and s.

The village has a large industrial estate to the south. By David Gahan. The village of Kilcoole in north Wicklow involved itself in the decade of commemorations by remembering a significant though not widely known event, the Kilcoole Gunrunning of August In the Kilcoole Heritage Group was formed to commemorate the gunrunning, and their efforts culminated in a programme of events, leading up Author: David Gahan.

Buy The Howth Gun-Running and the Kilcoole Gun-Running by F. Martin, Ruan O'Donnell from Waterstones today. Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders over £Pages: Kilcoole gun-running commemoration focuses on diversity was landed at Howth on July 26th, ) were landed at night on Kilcoole beach on August 1st, and taken to Pádraig Pearse’s Author: Peter Murtagh.

(F.X. Martin, The Howth gun-running and the Kilcoole gun-running, [Dublin, ]) Historian Alice Stopford Green was responsible for raising most of the £1, for the purchase. The largest single contributor was George Fitz Hardinge Berkeley, with Mrs Green the next largest subscriber—Roger Casement and Childers and his wife subscribed.

The Limerick people aboard the three gun-running yachts in came from very diverse social backgrounds: Conor O Brien, his sister Kitty O Brien and their second cousin Mary Spring-Rice were all greatgrandchildren of Thomas Spring-Rice, 1st Baron Monteagle (), whose statue stands in the People's Park, Pery Square.The much awaited and anticipated book launch, commemorating the Howth & Kilcoole Gun-Running episode of Julyis to be held in Teach Jack, Glassagh, on Saturday 19th July at p.m.

The book recounts the voyage of Erskine Childers’ yacht, Asgard and Conor O’Brien’s, yacht, Kelpie to collect a consignment of arms and ammunition off.