Re: Joseph Gaynor Dunboyne
Hi I'm not sure if the below Death Announcement, this is the same Joseph Gaynor, But he was my Grand Father's (Oliver Morris) Uncle on his mother's side Maiden her name was Tiresias Gaynor.
From News Paper
OLD I.R.A. MAN'S DEATH
Late Mr. J. Gaynor Dunboyne
We Regret to announce the death of Mr. Joseph Gaynor, Baytown Park Dunboyne. which took place at Our Lady's Hospital, Naven. Deceased was armourer to A Coy. (Dunboyne) 1st Brigade, Old I.R.A., and was loved by all who knew him. He was a noted athlete during the first decade of the present country. He won the Kelly Cup over a mile at Dunboyne Sports in 1908 beating the reigning Champion J. J. Mc Guinness. His terrific finishing speed is impressed in the memories of all who witnessed it.
The remains were removed from Our Lady's Hospital to Saints Peter & Paul's Church Dunboyne. The coffin was draped in the tricolour. The funeral which was large and representative, took place to the New Cemetery Dunboyne Rev P. Farrell C.C officiated. Three volleys were fired over the grave by his old comrades and the last post sounded.