The Clonmult Ambush 1921

#OnThisDay 1921 Twelve IRA men of the 4th Batt. Cork No. 1 Brigade were killed when the cottage they were in was surrounded by RIC, Auxies, Black & Tans & British Army at Clonmult. Six of the ten men in this photo died. 4 wounded, 4 captured & 2 executed later.

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Clonmult IRA

The deceased are: James Ahern (pic),Jeremiah Aherne, Liam Aherne, Daniel Dennehy, David Desmond, Michael Desmond, James Glavin, Michael Hallahan, J.J. Joyce, Joseph Morrissey, Timothy O’Sullivan & Richard Hegarty.
Maurice Moore & Patrick O’Sullivan are executed in Cork on the 28th April.

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