Cathal Brendan O'Toole (1904-1991)
Cathal Brendan O'Toole was born in Dublin, Ireland in 1904. The exact date is unknown. O'Toole at 19 was a Captain in the revolutionary Irish Republican Army, operating in Scotland and sending arms, money, and men to the Irish revolutionists in 1922. He studied at the St. Endas College in Ireland which was directed at the time by the Brothers Pierce, one of whom, Patrick Pierce was the First President of the Irish Republic and both of whom were shot after the rebellion of 1916. O'Toole fought in the Irish Civil War against England and at 21 (1925) left the British Isles to come to the United States to paint (1)
Upon coming to America he settled in the New York. From
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