Lord Mayor of Cork, Tomás Mac Curtain Shot Dead by Police in his Home 1920

#OnThisDay 1920 Lord Mayor of Cork, Tomás Mac Curtain was shot dead in his house in front of his wife Eibhlís & his son by members of the RIC. Mac Curtain was Cork’s first Republican Lord Mayor & was Commandant of IRA Cork No.1 Brigade. It was his 36th birthday.

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Mac Curtain family

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