Tony D'Arcy

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Tony D'Arcy, Irish Republican Hunger-striker, died April 1940.

D'Arcy was a member of the I.R.A. during the 1930s. He was arrested and imprisoned during The Emergency (Ireland) but went on hunger strike. He died in jail. An undertaker by profession, his body was carried in his own hearse, driven by neighbour Joe Glynn of Headford. He was buried at Donaghpatrick, Headford, County Galway.

References[edit]

  • The History and Folklore of the Barony of Clare, Michael J. Hughes, c. 1993.