Rory O’Connor and Anti-Treaty IRA take the Four Courts 1922

#OnThisDay 1922 Rory O’Connor & 200 Anti-Treaty IRA men take over the Four Courts in Dublin. This was in open defiance of the Provisional Government & intended to provoke a reaction from British soldiers still in Ireland which would restart the war.

#Ireland #History

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