#OnThisDay 1920 The Black and Tans unleash a fury of reprisals in Kerry for over a week after the capture (&execution) of two policemen. The Siege of Tralee would see them fire on people leaving church, burning down the town hall, killing civilians, curfews etc.
(For a much more detailed and better telling of the Siege of Tralee, @theirishstory has a great piece on it. As with all of John’s work, it’s great. Read it here: