School: Clanna Caoilte (B.) (roll number 12286)

Location:
Clonakilty, Co. Cork
Teacher:
Ss. Ó Síthe

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Flyer Nyhan Laid to Rest

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0311, Page 179

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“Flyer” Nyhan Laid To Rest
Last Sad Journey To Ballymoney
Graveside Scenes And Incidents
Final Salute of Rifle Volleys
Oration By Mr. T. Barry

The death took place at the Bon Secours Home, Cork, on Sunday of John “Flyer” Nyhan, late of Clonakilty. Deceased was a well-known figure in the I.R.A. movement, and was prominently identified with the famous 3rd West Cork Brigade, I.R.A.
In his early years, the late Mr. Nyhan was employed in the local electric light station, Clonakilty and also in Deasy and Co.’s Brewary.
Joining the I.R.A. movement he fought in the pre-truce struggle against the British Forces in Ireland, and was on several occasions interned, being at one time for 20 days on hunger strike in

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