Recollections and Remembrances

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Dominican College Muckross Park is fortunate to have a rich legacy from the past and has many historic connections with the people and events of the Revolutionary Movement. The school was the home of Count Plunkett, father of Joseph Mary Plunkett who was based in the GPO in Easter week and was a signatory of […]

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MacNeill, Eoin (John) by Patrick Maume and Thomas Charles-Edwards MacNeill, Eoin (John) (1867–1945), Gaelic scholar and nationalist politician, was born 15 May 1867 in Glenarm, Co. Antrim, sixth of eight children of Archibald MacNeill, baker, sailor and merchant, and his wife Rosetta (née Macauley). Family background and education MacNeill was profoundly influenced by his upbringing […]

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  We are gathering images of memorabilia that anyone with a connection to the school may have. The History Dept. would be very grateful for any donations (of images) that you may be able to provide.

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Visit our link page to access more information on the rising from Ireland’s national institutions, as well as various media publications. If you have any links you would like to share you can contact us below.

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Iveagh House Honouring the past, imagining the future- Winner of the Iveagh Scholars Competition

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‘A Journey through the Muckross Archives.’       “ I went to Muckross when I was five years old and I can still remember sitting outside Sr. Polycarp’s room with my father tying the laces of my ‘indoor’ shoes……..”   This striking memory of the first day at school could be the opening of […]

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Records from 1916 (Note the absence of Maire MacNeill- Eoin’s daughter)

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(Courtesy of Irish Times)    

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