Identity Statement for Martin Conlon

  • Reference code: IE UCDA P97
  • Title: Papers of Martin Conlon TD
  • Dates: 1918–60
  • Level of description: Fonds
  • Extent: 40 items
  • Context
  • Content and Structure
  • Conditions of Access and Use

Biographical History

Born at Dangan, County Roscommon, an Irish language activist and a member of the IRB, he served as a Cumann Na nGaedheal TD for Roscommon, 1923–33, and a member of the Seanad, 1938–43. A rate collector for Dublin Corporation, he later established his own business as an auctioneer and estate agent.

Archival History

These papers were originally part of the John O'Beirne Ranelagh Papers (P96) which were deposited in UCD Archives in 1990.

Scope and Content

Irish Republican Brotherhood: material relating to the disposition of the residue of Irish Republican Brotherhood funds (1921–60); to the organisation’s attitude to the Anglo-Irish Treaty; and routine material concerning meetings such as roll books and reports (1918–22).

Cumann na nGaedheal: material relating to party organisation and finance.

Requests for assistance in applications for military and Royal Irish Constabulary service pensions (1921–46).

  • Access: Available by appointment to holders of a UCD Archives reader's ticket. Produced for consultation in original format. Original material will be retrieved at 11am and 2pm only.
  • Language: English
  • Finding aid: Descriptive catalogue