Identity Statement for Liam Gaynor

  • Reference code: IE UCDA P99
  • Title: Papers of Liam Gaynor
  • Dates: 1940s
  • Level of description: Item
  • Extent: 72pp
  • Content and Structure
  • Conditions of Access and Use

Scope and Content

Signed and witnessed typescript copy of a statement by Liam Gaynor [to the Bureau of Military History] concerning his national activities as a member of the No.1 Dungannon Club in Belfast; the Irish Republican Brotherhood of which he was eventually a member of the Supreme Council; the Belfast Volunteers; Sinn Féin, and the Belfast Brigade of the IRA (October 1948, 21pp). Biographical notes on Sean Gaynor, his brother, shot dead by the Royal Irish Constabulary in 1920 (3pp) and on Séamus Dobbyn, a contemporary (2pp). Manuscript and typescript drafts of a series of c.9 articles entitled Fighting for Freedom mainly dealing with the 1916 Rising and the subsequent transition from the Volunteers to the IRA.


  • 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
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