The Burgery Ambush, Waterford 1921

#OnThisDay 1921 RIC Constable Michael Hickey (Not Pictured) was executed by George Lennon of the West Waterford IRA after being captured at the Burgery Ambush. His final words were “George, I knew you as a child, you are the only person in the world that can save me”. Lennon replied he couldn’t.

#Ireland #History

Waterford RIC

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