The Soloheadbeg Ambush starts the Irish War of Independence 1919

#OnThisDay 1919 Seán Treacy (Left), Dan Breen (right) & men from the 3rd Tipperary Brigade held up a RIC patrol carrying gelignite in Soloheadbeg. They shot dead two RIC officers & stole the explosives. This action is considered the official start the Irish War of Independence.

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