Price consulted Ivor Hamrock, the Head of the Local Studies Section at Castlebar Library, and he acknowledges that their initial conversation was the start of a fascinating and often touching journey into the the past. I wanted to investigate the details of the people, the lives and the stories of the ordinary Mayo men and women who lived in the cottages through this time.
The Flame and the Candle: War in Mayo 1919-1924
Dunleavy sought out the family to apologise and ask for forgiveness for betraying Tom Kilgarrif by revealing his secret hiding place to the National Army in Tom Kilgarrif was imprisoned and died prematurely shortly after his release. In the intervening years, Dunleavy and Kevin Kilgarrif managed to put their differences aside and became close friends. Price saw pictures of young Mayo men who had been involved in the War of Independence as middle-aged men, and their decline was notable. They had been in their late teens and earlys during the War of Independence and the strain of living on the run obviously caught up with them.
Can you imagine spending 24 hours a day running up and down hills and then sleeping in barns?
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