PADDY J. MCLOGAN (Irish : Pádraig Mac Lógáin) (1899 – 21/22 July
1964) was President of
Sinn Féin from 1950–52 and again from 1954
Markethill , Co Armagh, he spent some time in Scotland. He
Irish Republican Brotherhood
Irish Republican Brotherhood in 1913 and the Irish
Volunteers . The same year he was imprisoned by the British
authorities and went on a hunger strike in 1917 with
Thomas Ashe . He
was in command of the
Irish Republican Army
Irish Republican Army in South Armagh during the
Irish War of Independence
Irish War of Independence .
Irish Civil War
Irish Civil War , he settled in Portlaoise and became a
publican. From 1933 to 1938 he was an abstentionist Republican Member
of Parliament for South Armagh constituency of the Parliament of
Northern Ireland .
He chaired the 1934 IRA Army Convention. In 1936, the IRA set up
Cumann Poblachta na hÉireann , with McLogan as chairman and one of
Sinn Féin members of the party.
He was interned from 1940 to 1941. In 1945 he chaired the first IRA
Army Convention after the war.
In 1950 he succeeded
Margaret Buckley as President of Sinn Féin,
until 1952, and resumed that role in 1954 and was to remain in the
post until 1962, when he resigned from the party. He was regarded as
helping to rebuild the party after
World War II
World War II . Around this time, he
also owned a public house on the Main Street in
Port Laoise , Co.
Laois , which is now known as the one and only "Ryan's". A plaque
commemorates his former proprietorship.
He died on 20 or 21 July 1964, at his home at 11 Herbert Road,
County Dublin , as a result of an accident involving
a 9mm Walther pistol.
* ^ "Civil Records of Births, Marriages and Deaths". General
Registrar's Office. Retrieved 14 October 2016.