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List of those killed in the Dublin and Monaghan Bombs, 17 May 1974



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This page provides lists of those who were killed in the Dublin and Monaghan bombs on 17 May 1974. The information has been compiled from a number of sources. 33 people and an unborn child were killed as a result of the four explosions. Approximately 258 people were injured.

 

Dublin Bombings

Three car bombs exploded within minutes of each other in the centre of Dublin. The car bombs had been parked in Parnell Street, Talbot Street, and South Leinster Street.

Parnell Street
The first of the three Dublin bombs went off at approximately 5.28pm in Parnell Street. Eleven people died as a result of this explosion.

Marie Butler (21), Dublin (from Cappoquin, County Waterford). Single. Nurse.

John Dargle (80), Ballybough, Dublin. Single. Pensioner.

Patrick Fay (47), Artane, Dublin. Married. Post Office worker.

Antonio Magliocco (37), Shankill, County Dublin (from Casalattico, Italy). Married. Restaurant owner.

John O'Brien (24), Lower Gardiner Street, Dublin. Married. Employed at Palm Grove.

Anne O'Brien (22), Lower Gardiner Street, Dublin. Married to John O'Brien. Housewife.

Jacqueline O'Brien (16 1/2 months), Lower Gardiner Street, Dublin. Daughter of John O'Brien.

Anne Marie O'Brien (4 1/2 months), Lower Gardiner Street, Dublin. Daughter of John O'Brien.

Edward John O'Neill (39), Lower Dominick Street, Dublin. Married. Self-employed painter and decorator.
(Edward John O'Neill's wife gave birth to a stillborn daughter, Martha O’Neill, in August 1974.)

Breda Turner (21), Dublin (from Thurles, County Tipperary). Single. Civil Servant.

 

Talbot Street
The second of the three Dublin bombs went off at approximately 5.30pm in Parnell Street. Fourteen people died as a result of this explosion.

Josephine (Josie) Bradley (21), (Died 20 May 1974?), Dublin (from Kilcomack, County Offaly). Single. Civil Servant.

Anne Byrne (35), Donaghmede, Dublin. Married. Housewife.

Simone Chetrit (30), Raheny, Dublin (visitor from Paris, France). Single. Student.

Concepta Dempsey (65), (Died 11 June 1974), Drogheda, County Louth. Single. Shop worker.

Colette Doherty (21), Sheriff Street, Dublin. Married. Shop owner. (Colette was nine months pregnant when she was killed; the unborn child also died.)

Elizabeth Fitzgerald (59), (Died 19 May 1974), Phibsboro Place, Dublin. Married. Housewife.

Bernadette (Breda) Grace (35), Portmarnock, Dublin (from Tralee, County Kerry). Married. Housewife.

Mary McKenna (55), Talbot Street, Dublin (from Dungannon, County Tyrone). Single. Shop worker.

Anne Marren (20), Casimir Avenue, Dublin (from Ballymote, County Sligo). Single. Civil Servant.

Dorothy Morris (57), Kimmage, Dublin. Single. Employed at Cadbury's.

Marie Phelan (20), Philipsburg Avenue, Dublin (from Woodstown, County Waterford). Single. Civil Servant.

Siobhán Roice (19), Dublin (from Wexford Town, County Wexford). Single. Civil Servant.

Maureen Shields (44), Artane, Dublin. Married. Civil Servant.

John Walshe (27), Crumlin, Dublin. Single?

 

South Leinster Street
The third of the three Dublin bombs went off at approximately 5.32pm in South Leinster Street. Two people died as a result of this explosion.

Anne Massey (21), Sallynoggin, Dublin. Single. Employed at Lisney's auctioneers.

Christina O'Loughlin (51), Townsend Street, Dublin. Married. Employed at Shelbourne Hotel.

 

Monaghan Bombing

The fourth car bomb of the day went off at approximately 7.00pm in North Road, Monaghan. Seven people died as a result of this explosion.

Patrick Askin (44), Glaslough, County Monaghan. Married. Forestry worker.

Thomas Campbell (52), Crumlin, County Monaghan. Single. Agricultural worker.

Thomas Croarkin (35/36?), (Died 24 July 1974), Tyholland, County Monaghan. Single. Agricultural worker.

Archibald (Archie) Harper (73), (Died 21 May 1974), Rockcorry, Monaghan. Married. Farmer and Publician.

John (Jack) Travers (29), Park Street, Monaghan. Single. Self-employed.

Margaret (Peggy) White (44), Belgium Park, Monaghan. Married. Restaurant worker.

George Williamson (73), Castleshane, County Monaghan. Single. Farmer.

 


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