Captain Coye, Irish Nationalist killed in Kerry Ambush during Civil War 1923

#OnThisDay 1923 Captain Coye, National Army was killed in an ambush at Feale Bridge, Kerry. Coye was from Galway, fought in the Rising, was imprisoned in Frongoch & fought throughout the War of Independence. Though outnumbered he wouldn’t surrender. He was 28.

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