Loughnane Brothers of Galway brutally murdered by Auxiliaries 1920

#OnThisDay 1920 Harry & Patrick Loughnane of Galway were killed by Auxiliaries. Before their death, they were beaten, dragged behind a lorry, had I.V. carved into their skin, shot but not killed. Their bodies set on fire & dumped in an oil filled pond. The doctor said that both the Loughnane brothers’ heads had been blow away as if a grenade was put in their mouth and the pin pulled. *Graphic*
#Ireland #History

 

Below are the Auxiliaries from D Company stationed at Lenaboy who were responsible for this atrocity.

Read more here:

https://beaghrootsgalway.weebly.com/blog/26-november-1920-murder-of-the-loughnane-brothers-of-shanaglish

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