Wellington Barracks attack Dublin 1922

#OnThisDay 1922 Anti-Treaty IRA attacked Free State soldiers on parade in Wellington Barracks in Portobello, Dublin. 1 FS soldier was killed & 17 badly wounded. 2 civilians died as did 2 IRA men. Jim Spain, IRA, was wounded, escaped, found & allegedly shot dead.

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FS Parade

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