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Seamus O'Duibhir collection


Seamus O'Duibhir collection


A collection of documents relating to Seamus O'Duibhir/ James O'Dwyer ( 12/10/1891 - 28/10/1949) of Cashel during the revolutionary period 1918 - 1922


A collection of documents relating to Seamus O'Duibhir/ James O'Dwyer ( 12/10/1891 - 28/10/1949) of Cashel during the revolutionary period 1918 - 1922. Born in Knockavilla Seamus moved to Cashel at 18 to work in his uncle, Con Dwyer's drapery business at 34 Main Street, Cashel. Seamus was finance officer for the Cashel area during the Sinn Féin election of 1918. During the War of Independence he was an intelligence officer for the Dundrum/Cashel group of the 3rd Tipperary Brigade in which his brother Tadgh O'Dwyer was also an active member. The collection includes material relating to the 1918 election as well as a file of supply orders for Battalion 2, 3rd Tipperary Brigade. This material was discovered in the basement of No. 34 by his son Séan O'Duibhir who kindly loaned it for digitisation.


Seamus O'Duibhir


Digitised by Tipperary Studies


1918 - 1922


Seamus O'Duibhir


Revolutionary period material held in Tipperary Studies.


PDF files




Notebooks and documents


Cashel, Co. Tipperary

Collection Items

Supply orders IRA Battalion 2, 1922
A collection of supply requests from H.Q. 2nd Batt, 3rd Tipp Brigade to Con Dwyer, Cashel. Names of those collecting items often given, many signed by Patrick Horan. 1922

Sinn Fein List of subscribers - 1918
A notebook with a handwritten list of Cashel area subscribers to a Sinn Fein election fund. Seamus O'Duibhir/James O'Dwyer was the finance officer for Cashel branch during the 1918 election .

Sinn Fein election fund cash book
Notebook of income and expenditure of Cashel Sinn Fein branch kept by the finance officer. James O'Dwyer. 1918

Sinn Fein Cashel club finance 1919
Cash book of the Cashel Sinn Fein branch. Kept by Seamus O'Duibhir detailing income and expenditure including payment for a celtic cross for McCann's grave (Pierce McCann) 1919

Dail Eireann Subscribers Cashel 1919
A list of Cashel subscribers to the first Dáil, Dáil Eireann. Compiled by the Cashel Sinn Fein finance office Seamus O'Duibhir. 1919

James O'Dwyer passport 1935
The Free State passport of James O'Dwyer (Seamus O'Duibhir) and his wife Angela . Reproduced by kind permission of his son Séan O'Duibhir. Cashel, Co. Tipperary 1935

Photograph of James O'Dwyer 1935
Black and white passport photograph of James O'Dwyer. 1935

Share certificate for the Gael Co-Operative Society Ltd. 1923
A share certificate for the Gael Co-Operative Society Ltd. issued to Seamus O'Duibhir, Cashel. 1923
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