St. Stephen’s Day dance in Cahirguillamore House, Limerick 1920

#OnThisDay 1920 Martin Conway (pic) & four other IRA Volunteers were killed by Black & Tans as they raided a dance in Cahirguillamore House, Limerick which was to raise funds for the Bruff IRA. 150 men and 90 women were taken prisoner by the Crown Forces who beat them mercilessly.
The other dead were:

Daniel Sheahan

Harry Wade

John Quinlan

R O’Brien

#Ireland #History

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