Coolavokig Ambush, Cork 1921

#OnThisDay 1921 The No. 1 Cork Brigade, led by Sean O’Hegarty, ambushed a patrol of 70 Auxiliaries & RIC at Coolavohig, Cork. They killed three Auxies including commander Major Grant & though surrounded by Crown reinforcements, the IRA withdrew without losses.

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Cork-No-1 Brigade

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