Larry Cassidy – Railway man who went to Belgium with ‘the Buffs’

Name of soldier : Larry Cassidy Name of descendent : Tommy Cassidy Tommy Cassidy lives on Great Western Villas, off Great Western Square in Phibsborough on Dublin’s northside. Both Square and Villas were built to house railway workers but also military veterans and, after 1918, there was often an overlap. Larry Cassidy was both. Already,Continue reading “Larry Cassidy – Railway man who went to Belgium with ‘the Buffs’”

Patrick McCormack – From Patrick Street to the Somme

Name of soldier : Patrick McCormack Descendent : Tony O’Neill Tony O’Neil lives at the top of Monck Place, a pleasant side street linking the main Phibsborough Road to Great Western Square. His address, at No 18, was once a well known one for model railway collectors, not just in Ireland but in the UKContinue reading “Patrick McCormack – From Patrick Street to the Somme”