Sir Thomas Myles – Surgeon and Irish Volunteers Gun Runner (1857-1937)

In August 1914, Thomas Myles was involved in the Kilcoole gunrunning with his yacht ‘The Chotah’. Myles was also head surgeon in Richmond Hospital, Dublin and it was here that he attended to several wounded Volunteers during Easter Week 1916. Among them were Michael ‘Miko’ O’Dea, Liam Archer, Joe Beggs, Liam Clarke, future Fianna Chief of Staff Eamon Martin and Nicholas Laffan.


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