Dan Breen and Seán Treacy shoot out in Drumcondra 1920

#OnThisDay 1920 Dan Breen & Seán Treacy shoot their way out of a British Army raid on the house they were staying at in Drumcondra, killing two British officers (The brother of one of the officers, Smyth from Co. Down was also shot earlier in the war). Breen was shot 4 times &was taken to the Mater hospital. Treacy was not seriously wounded. Professor Carolan, the owner of the house was also shot in the raid and died some weeks later.

#Ireland #History #Dublin


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