Saturday, 07 December 2013 22:16

Tomás McCurtain - Famous Cork Patriot

Tomás McCurtain - Assasinated At His Blackpool, Cork City Home In 1920 By Marauding Disguised British Soldiers The famous Lord Mayor was born at Ballyknockane, near Mourneabbey, Mallow, Co. Cork, in 1884 and at his death he was just thirty six years old. He attended his local national school and was later educated at C.B.S secondary school North Monastery, Cork. He had a great passion for Irish culture and to expand his knowledge he joined the Gaelic League’s Blackpool branch…