The Sacking of Thurles 1920

#OnThisDay 1920 After the shooting of RIC Constable Luke Finnegan (pic), a party of RIC & Sherwood Foresters (of 1916/Executions fame) ran amok in Thurles. They shot down streets & raided local republican premises. This was known as the “Sacking of Thurles”. #Ireland #History

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