Scarriff Martyrs shot dead by Black and Tans in Clare 1920

#OnThisDay 1920 Three IRA men & a groundskeeper were arrested by Auxiliaries in Whitegate, Clare. They were taken to Killaloe bridge by steamer and handed over to some Black and Tans. There they were beaten, tortured & then shot dead. The report said they were trying to escape.
The deceased were:
Alfred Rodgers
Brud McMahon
Martin Gildea
Caretaker Michael Egan

#Ireland #History

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