Matthias Derham – Irish Volunteer, 1883 – 1959

Paper 239

Lecture – 2003

Author – Whearity, Frank

Published in: Time & Tide Vol 7

An outline of Matt Derham’s life paying particular attention to his activities as an Irish Volunteer during the Easter Rising of 1916 and the War of Independence with the coming of the Black and Tans. The paper makes use of extracts from contemporary newspapers such as the Irish Independent, Freeman’s Journal, Evening Telegraph and Drogheda Independent. (52 pages).

Themes : Family History, Organisations, Politics, Social History, War and Rebellion.