Genealogy research by Mark Humphrys,
Bridie was involved in
Cumann na mBan
and republican activities 1919-26.
She was on the republican side in the Civil War 1922-23.
She was with the republican garrison in the Four Courts when it was shelled by the Free State, June 1922 [McCoole, 2003]. See The Battle of the Four Courts, Michael Fewer, 2018.
In the Civil War she worked for the republican underground in Co.Dublin and Co.Wicklow.
She was in a car with De Valera when it was attacked in an assassination attempt.
She was arrested by Free State in 1923 in a raid in Strand Rd, Sandymount, and jailed in Kilmainham Gaol. Probably also jailed in North Dublin Union.
She was in jail with Sighle Humphreys and Elgin Barry. She went on hunger strike in 1923.
Niall also had a practice at
78 Merrion Square.
Bridie worked in advertising, Capel St, Dublin.
They had an apartment in Maud Gonne's house, Roebuck House, Clonskeagh, Co.Dublin.
In c.1947 they moved to Ballinascorney House, Co.Dublin.
Niall was involved in a TV Production Company in early 1970s.
Bridie died Ballinascorney House, 1971, age 73 yrs.
Niall mar 2ndly to Pat Walshe.
He died Ballinascorney House, May 1988, age 81 yrs.
Niall and Bridie had adopted issue:
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