One of the most important (and little known) events in the arming of the Volunteers occurred on 1st August 1914.
The yacht ‘Chotah’ was loaned by Sir Thomas Myles to the
triumvirate mission leadership of Michael the O’Rahilly,
Erskine Childers and Sir Roger Casement. Having an engine enabled the yacht to land close to the shore and arrange an accurate nighttime arrival. Some six hundred rifles (of Prussian origin) and 20,000 rounds of ammunition were safely unloaded and hidden.
(Reference article by James Kirwan and booklet published by Kilcoole Heritage Group in July 2014.)
The Kilcoole Gunrunning
Mo Montgomery: Studied Visualizing/ Graphic Design in the UK. Career in Advertising, Dublin - Visualizer/ Art Director.
Lectured in 3rd Level College - Advertising & Visualizing. Freelance Graphic Designer.
Joined LPS soon after it was founded, have participated in group exhibitions.