Fr. Michael Griffin shot dead by Black and Tans in Galway 1920

#OnThisDay 1920 Fr. Michael Griffin, a priest with republican sympathies, was taken in for questioning by the Black and Tans near Barna, Galway. His body was found a week later in an unmarked grave. He had been shot dead. 12,000 people attended his funeral. #Ireland #History

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