The Headford Ambush 1921

#OnThisDay 1921 Thirty Kerry IRA men ambushed a train carrying 30 soldiers from the Royal Fusiliers at Headford train station. Despite a the British having a train mounted machine gun, the IRA killed 9 & wounded 12 but lost 2 themselves including their Commandant, Daniel Allman.

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