Ireland 1916 - 1923
Street Fighting, Dublin 1916.
Anglo Irish War 1916-1921
Doyles in the
Anglo-Irish War 1916 - 1921
Patrick Doyle of Milltown, Dublin was killed in
action against British Forces during the battle of Mount
Street Bridge on 27th April 1916.
1916 Patrick Doyle - killed defending
Clan William House.
Jimmy Doyle escaped from Clan
William House and avoided capture, he got as far as Marion
Square where he was set upon by a crowd, but he escaped and
another crowd of people carried him to a house where his
wounds were treated and a change of clothes provided.
Captain Seamus Doyle of Gorey, Co. Wexford was
active against British forces in Enniscorthy during Easter
Week. He went to Dublin on 29 April only to receive the
surrender order from Pearse before standing down his
volunteers. He was deported by the British, but later returned
to Ireland after Independence and was elected to Parliament.
However, Sergeant Michael Doyle of the Royal Irish
Constabulary was decorated for gallantry with the Constabulary
Medal on 27th July 1916, for bravery in action against the
And, Constable Patrick Doyle of the Royal Irish
Constabulary was wounded by I.R.A. men at Lower Glanmire Road
in Cork on 11th May 1920.
S. Doyle of Inchicore; Dublin was killed in action
against British Forces on 19th September 1920.
P. Doyle of Ballinagre, Co. Roscommon was killed in
action against British Forces on the 20th October 1920.
T. Doyle of Dolphin’s Barn, Dublin was killed in
action against British Forces on 25th November 1920.
Constable Michael Doyle of the Royal Irish
Constabulary was killed by I.R.A. men at Dromkeen, Co.
Limerick on 3rd February 1921.
Patrick Doyle of St. Mary’s Place, Dublin was
hanged at Kilminham on 14th March 1921 during a rash of
violent operations by British troops.
A Constable Doyle of the Royal Irish Constabulary
was wounded by I.R.A. men at Mullinahone, Co. Tipperary on
20th March 1921.
S. Doyle of Amiens Street, Dublin was killed in
action against British Forces during May 1921.
Doyles in the Irish Civil War 1922 - 1923
Captain Johnny Doyle (Pro-Treaty Forces) fired the
first round of artillery from an 18-pounder gun on Four Courts
in Dublin on 28th June 1922.
Philip Doyle, a goal (jail) escapee was shot dead by
Anti-Treaty troops near Killane, Co. Wexford for attacking a
Sergeant of the Civic Guard and taking his bicycle. His body
was found on 21st July 1922.
Tommy Doyle, who served with the Pro-Treaty Forces,
saw plenty of fighting in South Leinster and Munster. He
accompanied David Moran in many actions. He was wounded while
trying to recover the body of Corporal Kelly on 9th August
1922 at Redmondstown, Clonmel.
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