Identity Statement for Séamus Ó Meallain

  • Reference code: IE UCDA P62
  • Title: Papers of Séamus Ó Meallain
  • Dates: c.1915–6
  • Level of description: Item
  • Extent: 28pp
  • Content and Structure
  • Conditions of Access and Use

Scope and Content

Opening chapter of the recollections of Séamus Ó Meallain, Blackrock, County Dublin, in which he recounts living in various locations in Dublin such as Meath Street, Kevin Street, Thomas Street, the Coombe, and Finglas; the strike of the Dublin United Tramway Company; the general conflict between employers and the working classes/trade unions; his father's involvement with politics, in particular, with James Connolly; his father's membership of Arm Cathargha na hÉireann; joining Fianna Éireann in Camden Street; witnessing O'Donovan Rossa's funeral; memories of the 1916 Rising and the Howth gun-running.


  • 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: Irish.