The Battle of Ballinalee 1920

#OnThisDay 1920 Sean MacEoin & Longford IRA men defend the village of Ballinalee from 11 truck loads of Black and Tans who aimed to set it alight. The firefight began at 11pm on the 2nd & the Black and Tans pulled out at 5am. The Irish suffered no casualties.
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