The Mitchelstown Ambush Limerick 1920

#OnThisDay 1920 The East Limerick IRA led by Donncadh O’Hannigan ambushed a patrol of British soldiers from the Lincolnshire Reg. at near Mitchelstown, Limerick. The IRA had a Maxim machinegun & used this to kill 2 & wound three. Then the IRA disarmed the rest.

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