Brigadier General Sean Hales TD assassinated in Dublin City Centre 1922

#OnThisDay 1922 Sean Hales, a Pro-Treaty TD from Cork was shot dead on Ormonde Quay, Dublin. Hales’ brother Tom was tortured during the War of Independence & sided with the Anti-Treaty IRA & was at Béal na Bláth. Hales’ assassin was Owen Donnelly from Glasnevin. Executions of Republican prisoners would follow.
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