Established in 1905 Edward Martyn of Tullira Castle, Ardrahan, County Galway, was the first vice president and the second president of Sinn Féin!
Martyn was a friend of Arthur Griffin!
The name “Sinn Féin” was given to Martyn by Mary Lambert Butler of Bunnahow.
Mary was the grand-daughter of Ellen Lambert of Castle Ellen who married William Butler of Bunnahow, County Clare.
She was a cousin of Edward Carson whose mother Isabella was also from Castle Ellen, Athenry.
Written by Finbarr O'Regan
Published here 04 Feb 2021
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