This podcast recorded at Richmond Barracks in May 2018, tells the story of Thomas and Denis Shelly, cabinet makers from Dublin, who were arrested and held in Richmond Barracks in the aftermath of the 1916 Rising.

Listen to a fascinating account given by Thomas Shelly’s son, Seamus (age 92), of his father’s involvement in the Rising, and of the time spent in prison at Richmond Barracks. Listen out for the complex history, present in so many families at that time, and see their family photo of Thomas and Mary Shelly and their sons, Denis and Seamus.