Seamus O'Maille's Memorial Card

Namesake of the GAA Club

By Kenneth Vianale

Seamus O’Maille

This is a memorial card for Seamus O’Maille, namesake of the GAA Club.  My mother, Seamus’ niece, has kept this card for over half a century, as you can tell from its tattered condition. Seamus was executed on April 11, 1923 in Tuam Barracks. May he rest in peace.

This page was added on 17/05/2011.

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  • My Grandmother Elizabeth Catherine Ferraro (nee O’Malley) was Seamus’ niece. She was Peter’s daughter, and sister of Gregs father mentioned above. She grew up in NY but I grew up in CA. She told me stories about Seamus but she thought he was hung. Obviously her father didn’t give too many details about his death. I belive I met Peter, Gregs father, my grand uncle, once in my life and I definitely met my Grand Aunt Mary (Peter’s sister) at my grandmother’s funeral. But other than that, I don’t know much about my New York (by way of Galway) family. So glad I found this. Thank you very much for posting this.

    By Dom (13/12/2017)
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  • Hello, Kenneth. My dad, Peter O’Malley, was Seamus O’Maille’s nephew, son of his brother Peter. Your mom and my dad were first cousins. You and I used to play together when your mother and brothers visited our family in Queens, NY from Brooklyn. At the time, I wasn’t really aware of exactly how you and I were related. Growing up, neither myself nor my brothers and sisters nor my immediate cousins were even aware of Seamus and his fate.

    By Greg O'Malley (07/08/2011)
  • Error on Date in text it should read 1923, great how this lady found the card after all those years may Seamus he rest in peace.

    By Thomas Monahan (21/05/2011)

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