Domhnall O'Donoghue

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Domhnall O'Donoghue

Also Known As: "Donal"
Birthplace: County Cavan, Ulster, Ireland
Death: August 06, 1957 (60)
At home, 18 Eglinton Park, Donnybrook, County Dublin, Leinster, Ireland (stomach cancer)
Place of Burial: Glasnevin, Dublin, County Dublin, Leinster, Ireland
Immediate Family:

Husband of Sighle Humphreys
Father of Private and Private

Occupation: IRA volunteer, editor, accountant, politician
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About Domhnall O'Donoghue

He fought on Republican side in Civil War 1922-23. Officer of 5th Battalion Engineers, Dublin Brigade IRA.

Jailed for most of Civil War, 1922-23. He was on the big hunger strike, Oct-Nov 1923. The men were on hunger strike for 41 days, wrecked his health.

Republican diehard after Civil War. Member of IRA Army Council. Editor of An Phoblacht. Leading member of the IRA in the 1930s. Officer of 4th Battalion, Dublin Brigade IRA.

Jailed Mar 1935 to possibly Aug 1935 for "seditious speech." Arrested 15 Nov 1935 for "seditious speech" in Lurgan in Northern Ireland. Held in Crumlin Road Prison, Belfast. Released 6 Dec 1935.

Domhnall was Quarter-Master General to Sean MacBride (who was Chief of Staff of the IRA in 1936).

Domhnall arrested again while on holiday in Co.Kerry, 9 July 1936, for having IRA documents. Jailed in Arbour Hill. Went on 48 day hunger strike. Freed 30 Aug 1936. Imprisoned again for sedition as at Oct 1936.

After World War II, Domhnall followed Sean MacBride to the new radical Republican (but constitutional) party Clann na Poblachta. Domhnall was a founder member of this in 1946.

Domhnall stood for Clann na Poblachta in Dublin South East in Feb 1948 general election, not elected.

Domhnall was Chairman of the Standing Committee of Clann na Poblachta as at Nov 1950.

Became an accountant as a profession.

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Domhnall O'Donoghue's Timeline

May 1897
County Cavan, Ulster, Ireland
August 6, 1957
Age 60
Donnybrook, County Dublin, Leinster, Ireland
Glasnevin, Dublin, County Dublin, Leinster, Ireland