In this feature video, of the presentation of the photo to the Town Hall, courtsey of Kennys Irish Bookshop, Galway Fergal McGrath, Town Hall Theatre introduces Dara Folan and Prof. Emeritus Gearóid Ó’Tuathaigh, Galway University, and a member of the Curran Familly to speak.
Extract Town Hall Theatre Blog December 06. 2013: An historic group photograph of delegates attending the Gaelic League national convention at Galway’s town Hall Theatre in 1913 will be presented to the venue at 3pm this Friday, 13 December by the members of the Curran family, Dublin who found the photograph in the attic of their family home.
The 100 year-old photograph, which will be on permanent display at the Town Hall theatre from tomorrow is tantamount to a who’s who of the “coming revolution” with as many as perhaps half the signatories of the 1916 proclamation (including Pádraig Pearse, Seán Mac Diarmada and Éamonn Ceannt) as well as three future Presidents of Ireland (Douglas Hyde, Seaá T O’Kelly and Eamon de Valera) being present.
The Galway Advertiser, Thu, Dec 05, 2013 published the photograph and most of the names of the 164 people in the photo.
3, Holger Pederson; 6, Emily Weddall; 7, Fr. Considine; 8, Una Farrelly; 10, Pádraic Ó’Conaire; 11, Kate Ryan; 12, Seán T. O’Kelly; 13, Nell Ryan; 15, Colm Ó’Gaora; 18, William Gibson, Lord Ashbourne; 19, Nelly Ni Bhriain; 20, Douglas Hyde; 21, Eoin McNeill; 22, Claud Chevasse; 23, James Ennis; 24, Thomas Ashe; 26, Eamonn Ceannt; 27, George Nicholls; 28, Peadar Ó’hAnnracháin; 29, Nora Ashe?; 40, Bishop Gilmartin?; 42, Michael O’Hanrahan; 43, James Carter; 46, George Noble, Count Plunkett; 47, Josephine Cranny, Countess Plunkett; 48, Stiofán Bairead; 49, Piaras Beaslai; 51, Nora Ni Fhoghludha; 52, Seán McDermott; 53, Micheál Ó’Foghludha; 55, Padraic Ó’Máille; 56, AE, George Russell; 57, Stiofán Mac Enna; 58, Bulmer Hobson; 60, Máire Ni Chinneide; 61, Ada English; 62, John Sweetman; 64, Frank Gallagher; 65, Fr. Matt Maguire; 66, Mrs. Kathleen Clarke; 68, Risteard Ó’Foghludha; 69, Pádraig Ó’Dálaigh; 70, Valentine Steinberger?; 71, Seán Ó’Foghludha; 76, Diarmuid Ó’Cruadhlaoich; 91, Eamon De Valera; 94, Diarmuid Lynch; 96, Fr. Michael O’Flanagan; 98, Desmond Fitzgerald; 102, Fionnán Lynch; 106, James Casey; 107, The O’Rahilly; 112, Eibhlin Ni Dhonnadháin; 113, Eleanor Knott?;117, Denis McCullough; 121, An t-Athair Peadar Ó Laoghaire; 123, Pádraic Ó’Siochfhradha (An Seabhach ); 134, Ben Parsons; 135, Peadar Kearney; 139, J.J. O’Kelly (Sceilg ); 140, Cathal Brugha; 141, Risteard Mulcahy; 142, Willie Pearse; 145, Seán Moylan; 144, Michael Mulvihill; 103, P.T. McGinley (Cu Uladh ); 104, Pádraic Pearse; 105, Prof ssor Mary Hayden; 151, Shán Ó Cuiv; 153, Diarmuid Ó hEigeartaigh?; 156, – Geoghegan?; 164, Constance Markievicz.
Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, Heather Humphreys TD, with President of NUI Galway Dr Jim Browne and PhD Scholar Dara Folan at the launch of the NUI Galway 1916 Commemoration Programme as part of Ireland 2016 Centenary, December 04, 2015
Written by Finbarr O'Regan
Published here 05 Oct 2022
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