Joseph Byrne & Patrick Geraghty, Commanders of Offaly IRA, executed under dubious charges during Civil War 1923

#OnThisDay 1923 Joseph Byrne (L)& Patrick Geraghty (R), AT-IRA were executed for alleged possession of weapons. While Geraghty was caught with a pistol, Byrne was unarmed when arrested. Charges were trumped up against Byrne as he was Adjutant of Offaly brigade.

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