Thom's Irish Who's Who/Robinson, Thomas


ROBINSON, Thomas, C.E.; took an active part in the Fenian movement; sent to U.S. in 1866, business for Fenian Brotherhood; joined Col. Lynch's Brigade and fought in Sth. African War, wounded twice; returned to Longford in 1903; was appointed in 1904 to position of Co. Surveyor, Longford; prominently identified himself with recent National movement and was actually present in spite of his years at the famous Trillick ambush in February, 1921; b. Briskill, Co. Longford, 1840. Res.: Dublin Street, Longford.