Genealogy research by Mark Humphrys,
Members of the First Dail.
Photo is not at the first meeting in Jan 1919, but rather at a later meeting on 10 Apr 1919.
James O'Mara is 4th from RHS at back.
Front row includes a line of Michael Collins, Cathal Brugha, Arthur Griffith, Eamon de Valera, Count Plunkett, Eoin MacNeill, W.T. Cosgrave.
See larger and full size.
Our family had the above photo of the First Dail,
a copy made at the time for James O'Mara.|
This was stolen in a burglary at Kingswood, Clondalkin, Wed afternoon, 29 Dec 1993 (our family no longer live there).
Contact me if you have any information about this.
Coloured version of the above.
From University of Otago, New Zealand.
"Seamus O'Meadhra" (James O'Mara).
From poster of members of First Dail. See full size.
From Irish Election Literature.
This has the name Michael Finneran, TD on it, but think it is an old poster which he is distributing for the 90th anniversary in 2009.
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