Dennis “Dinny” Lacey, ‘toughest leader in Ireland’ killed in ambush 1923

#OnThisDay 1923 Dennis “Dinny”Lacey, commander of the AT-IRA 2nd Southern Division was killed during an ambush in the Glen of Aherlow, Tipperary by some 1,000 Free State soldiers. According to a FS report, `Lacey was the toughest leader in any part of Ireland’. #Ireland #History

Dinny Lacey

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