Pte James Joseph Daly of the Connaught rangers was executed on November 2nd, 1920, for leading an attack on the British garrison in Solon, India.

It all began with a hurling match in Clare and a calculated snub. Joe Hawes, a wiry, embittered veteran of the first World War, was home on embarkatio(...)

A certificate dated January 8th 1937, signed by Frank Aiken, minister for defence, granting a dependents’ allowance to James Daly in respect of his son James Joseph Daly executed in India on November 2nd 1920 for his part in the Connaught Rangers Mutiny.

Relatives of those involved in the Connaught Rangers mutiny 100 years ago have been told that they will have to petition Queen Elizabeth II to have th(...)

A certificate dated January 8th 1937, signed by Frank Aiken,  minister for defence, granting a dependents’ allowance to James Daly in respect of his son James Joseph Daly executed in India on  November 2nd 1920 for his part in the Connaught Rangers Mutiny.

The Connaught Rangers who mutinied as British soldiers in a far-away part of the empire became Irish heroes. News did not travel fast in 1920, but eve(...)