Jim O’Riordan (No 6.)
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Jim O’Riordan (No 6.)


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The main discussion points in this recording include:

Unfinished business in 1922
Limerick Jail 1922-23
Receiving food parcels 1922
Tin Town, Curragh Camp
The rounding up of Republicans in 1922
The skirmish in Glenamuckla in 1922
Being taken to Newmarket in a convoy of lorries after capture
Arriving in Limerick Jail in 1922
Digging escape tunnels in Limerick Jail
‘Escape’ to Tin Town, Curragh Camp
His time in Tin Town
Getting caught making an escape tunnel in Tin Town
His 16-day hunger strike
His escape from execution
Hearing a comrade’s song in North Cork
Sean Moylan’s release from Spike Island in 1921

Additional information



Audio series:

Men of the South: The Freedom Struggle in North Cork 1919-1923


128 kbps

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48 hours

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72.30 MB

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, The Troubles in North Cork

Recorded by:

John J O Riordain CSSR

Date Recorded



75.19 mins