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THE IRISH VOLUNTEERS IN LIMERICK AND CLARE In 1911 I joined the Limerick Branch of the Fianna which at that time was run by Joe Dalton, proprietor of the City Printing Works. The Fianna were closely associated with the Wolfe Tone Club, which I later discovered was only a cover for an IRB Circle. As far as I can remember, the principal members of the Wolfe Tone Club at this time were Jim Ledden (later TD for Limerick), George Clancy (murdered by Black and Tans while Mayor of Limerick), John and Paddy Sweeney, Paddy Whelan, Dinny Curtin (of Cork), Fonse Kivlehan, . . . Grant, Jim McInerney, Fonse Blake, Fonse O'Halloran, Liam O'Sullivan, Jim Gubbins, Ned Fitzgibbon, . . . O'Donnell, R.P. O'Connor, Dan Burke (later TD), Tom Hayes. We met in the Fianna Fail Hall, a wooden Hall built on a site given by John Daly, at the back of his house in Barrington Street. Normally, when the Fianna went on its Sunday route march out the country, most of the members of the Wolfe Tone Club accompanied them . . .