William Crowley, of Kilmihil, Co. Clare. Hunger Striker

Trying to find info on my grandfather, William Crowley, of Kilmihil, Co. Clare.  He was involved and did a 29-day huger strike after capture sometime after 1920?  He was deported to the US in 1926 or 1927.  Any information would be grand.

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  1. john o'driscoll
    john o'driscoll says:

    William –
    I have information on a Patrick and Michael Crowley who were interned in Wormwood Scrubs in April-May 1920 and on “hunger strike” but no address. Could there be any connection ? -let me know if you want further.

  2. Anna Crowley
    Anna Crowley says:

    Hi There,
    I have a significant number of Crowley relatives in Kilmihil, Co. Clare. Do you know who William’s parents were? Their names? My gr. grandfather was Thomas Crowley (b 11/22/1852); he had brother William Crowley b. 1873 in Clonakilla, Kilmihil, wife Norah Blackhall. Both buried in Kilmihil graveyard. If you have any further relatives that you know of, let me know and I’ll see if I have any matches. Anna

  3. Miriam Geraghty
    Miriam Geraghty says:

    I have recently come across the website http://www.findmypast.ie
    The website is very tricky to use – I hope you can click on the following link. It is a pay website – but you can pay just a small amount of money for a few views . I found details of my Great Uncle who was on hunger strike and the records actually said he was conditionally discharged – the Govt would let them out of prison to recover and then they would be sent back. If you can’t click on the link email me miriam.geraghty@virgin.net
    Of course this William Crowley might not be yours. I am related to Anna above – Hi Anna!!!
    Good luck – Miriam


  4. Yvonne Crowley Furlong
    Yvonne Crowley Furlong says:

    Hi Anna . That is my grandfather and grand mother. William and Norah Crowley . My father and mother
    William and Agnes( Chambers from Kilmihil ) Crowley are also buried in that grave in Kilmihil Co Clare I was born in ENNIS one of nine children KILRUSH Road ENNIS I am on face book would love to hear from you sometime. Yvonne Crowley Furlong. The Crowleys are also cousins who used to own the drapery shop across from the grave yard in Kilmihil .Our grandfather brother also were owners of a drapery store in San Franscisco love to chat in the near future
    All the best SLAINTE Yvonne

  5. Marie Crowley
    Marie Crowley says:

    My Crowleys are from Carncreagh, Kilmaley Parish. I noticed on the 1901 / 1911 Census that John Crowley from Clonakilla is renting land to Bridget Meere. Love to know if these Crowley’s are related!

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