Thomas P. Waters Papers

Repository: Cork City and County Archives

Identity Statement

TitleThomas P. Waters Papers
Archive ReferenceIE CCCA/SM625
Web Link to this Entry
Creation Dates1914-1920; 1957
Extent Medium4 items


Creator(s): Waters, Thomas P. (IRA)

  • Administrative History ↴

    Cobh man, active member of Irish Volunteers from 1914, and later in the IRA in Counties Cork and Tipperary and in the North of Ireland.
  • Archival History ↴

    Donated to the Archives by Joan Waters, daughter of Thomas P Waters in 2002
  • Immediate Source Acquisition ↴


Content & Structure

  • Scope & Content: Waters, Thomas P. (IRA) ↴

    Copies of original papers of Thomas P. Waters.

    SM625/1 Copy of Statement by Thomas P. Waters, Cobh, Co. Cork dated 20 March 1957 (17pp) detailing his activities in the period 1914 – 1921 as a member of the Irish Volunteers and later the IRA in Bantry and in the North of Ireland and in Co. Tipperary. Mentions attending G.A.A. meeting in 1914 attended by Sean O’Sullivan, Adjutant of Cork City Battalion, Irish Volunteers. Describes political situation in Bantry following the outbreak of World War One. Activites in Easter 1916. Travel to Belfast, procurement of arms, ambushes and attacks on R.I.C. barracks, Tipperary ‘Flying Column’ members.

    SM625/2 Photograph, Cork Examiner, of Mr. Thomas Waters at ceremony at Beal na mBláth (1966) also shows other old IRA men.

    SM625/3 Photocopy (2pp, very poor quality) from newspaper containing an article on address by Bishop of Cork Dr. Colohan, at Haulbowline Dockyard [1939].

    SM625/4 Copy of ‘An Irishman’s Diary’ (Irish Times newspaper), 3 Sep 2001 (1p) by Eugene McEldowney concerning pogroms against Catholics in Belfast and Northern Ireland during the War of Independence in 1920-1922.

  • Appraisal Destruction ↴

    Permanent Retention
  • Arrangement ↴

    Limited items – no arrangement applicable

Conditions of Access & Use

Access Conditions Open by appointment to those holding a current readers ticket.
Conditions Governing ReproductionSubject to rules governing reproduction of records of CCCA
Creation Dates1914-1920; 1957
Extent Medium4 items
Material Language ScriptEnglish, Irish
Finding Aids Fonds level description Archive Web Link →

Allied Materials

Related MaterialCCCA: PR6 Seamus Fitzgerald Papers

Descriptive Control Area

Archivist NoteBrian McGee
Rules/ConventionsISAD(G): General International Standard Archival Description. 2nd ed. Ottowa: International Council on Archives, 2000.
Date of Descriptions40057