National Army executes IRA Prisoners 1923

#OnThisDay 1923 Five Anti-Treaty IRA prisoners were taken to a barricade by soldiers of the Dublin Guard, tied to the barricade, shot in the legs & a mine detonated. The dead were:

Michael Courtney

Eugene Dwyer

Daniel O’Shea

Willie Riordan

John Sugrue

#Ireland #History

CIvil War

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