Joe McKelvey Archive

Founder member of O’Donovan Rossa GAC Béal Féirste

Dáil in Armagh

Taken in Mountjoy Nov 1922 – with Joe McHenry and Andy CooneyMcKelvey’s last letter to Mrs Sullivan – family friend – written on the morning of the execution 8th Dec 1922

This house, Walmer has since been demolished but it was close to the present Fruithill Bowling Club on Andersonstown Road.

When McKelvey’s remains were tranferred back to Belfast in 1924, the RUC took considerable intest in the proceedings.

McKelvey’s ggrave in the Republican Plot in Belfast’s Milltown Cemetry


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