11th October 1889 – Attends Ardamore National School
August 1900 – Appointed monitor in Ardamore National School after completing his national schooling
1904 – Won 1st prize at Dingle feis for his short play in Irish called “An Puncán”
1905 – Enters De La Salle Training College, Waterford
15th July 1907 – Appointed assistant teacher in Minard Castle National School
March 1908 – Appointed Principle in Corduff National School, Lusk, Co Dublin
1910 – Founded Black Raven Pipe Band
1913 – Black Raven Pipe Band won the championship of Ireland at the Oireachtas in Galway.
February to September 1914 – In America on promotional work for the Gaelic League
Early 1916 – Elected to Commandant of the Fifth Battalion
24th April 1916 – Start of Easter Rising
28th April 1916 – Battle of Ashbourne
29th April 1916 – Order from Pearse to surrender
30th April 1916 – Interned in Richmond Barracks and moved to Kilmainham for court-martial.
11th May 1916 – Court-martialed and sentenced to death. Sentence commuted to penal servitude for life.
23rd May 1916 – Sent to Dartmoor Prison in South of England
Late 1916 – Transferred to Lewes Prison where he wrote ‘Let me carry your Cross for Ireland Lord’.
May 1917 – Transferred to Portland Prison
June 1917 – Transferred to Pentonville Prison
28th May 1917 – Hunger strike
18th June 1917 – Released from prison as part of the general amnesty.
19th June 1917 – Arrives back in Ireland
20th June 1917 – Arrives in Tralee, Co Kerry
21st June 1917 – Arrives home to Kinard
23rd June 1917 – Left home to canvass for Eamonn De Valera in the by-election in Clare.
July 1917 – Speech in Ballinalee, Co Longford
29th July 1917 – Speech in Donabate, Co Dublin
5th August 1917 – Oration in Ardfert at commemoration in memory of Roger Casement
18th August 1917 – Arrested and charged with sedition after speech in Ballinalee, Co Longford
3rd September 1917 – Court-martialed and sentenced to 2 years hard labour with 1 remitted.
20th September 1917 – Hunger strike
23rd September 1917 – Forcible feeding begins
25th September 1917 – Died at the Mater Hospital after being force fed by prison authorities.
11:15am – Forcibly fed and collapses immediately
5:15pm – Transferred to Mater Hospital
10:30pm – Died due to heart failure and congestion of the lungs
27th September 1917 – Inquiry into death began
30th September 1917 – Buried in Glasnevin Cemetery
1st November 1917 – Verdict of the jury was that Thomas Ashe died of heart failure and congestion of the lungs which was caused by him being left on the cold damp cell floor for fifty hours after his bed, bedding and boots were taken away and then being subjected to forced feeding in his weak condition after a hunger strike of five or six days.