“They’re Taking Out So Many Every Day And Shooting Them”

Volunteer Séamus Ó Tallúin was arrested on Tuesday near the North Circular Road and taken to Arbour Hill Prison. While being searched the military found a .303 bullet in his possession which was put in a package with his personal belongings. When being transferred to Richmond Barracks this parcel was returned including the .303 bullet which Ó Tallúin took as a threat.

Séamus Ó Tallúin was a member of ‘B’ Company, 1st Battalion, Dublin Brigade, Irish Volunteers.


Séamus Ó Tallúin was interviewed for the radio series 'The Week of the Rising' broadcast on Radio Éireann, 13 April 1966. Photograph Arbour Hill Prison courtesy of RTÉ Archives.

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