Dinny Lacey & Third Tipp Flying Column ambush British patrol near Thomastown 1920

#OnThisDay 1920 Denis “Dinny” Lacey & the Third Tipperary Brigade flying column attack a British army patrol (Northhamptons) between Thomastown & Kilfeacle killing three & wounding six. Two days later British forces would burn Tipperary town in reprisal.

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