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

Clonakilty, Co. Cork
Ss. Ó Síthe

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0311, Page 197

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again, the men of ’67, or 1903 or of 1798 – when he would meet those men he could face the calmly knowing that his life had been dedicated to his country, knowing there had been none in any generation who had been ever given greater service to his land than – the “Flyer”.

From “The Southern Star” Skibbereen.

“Richard (Dick) Barrett”

He was a school teacher, one Irish Irelander, an athlete and a student, a soldier who did the work of twenty during the Five Great Years, a Gael to the core of his heart, a splendid man whose clean young life made death easy and acceptable when it came. To his I. R. A. comrades in County Cork – he was a native of Hollyhill, Ballineen – he was a tower of strength

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