The RIC’s Friendly Fire Incident at Castleconnell 1921

#OnThisDay 1921 A raid by plain clothes Auxies in a hotel In Castleconnell, Limerick were fired upon by plain clothes RIC. Both thought the other were IRA. This confusion resulted in the death of an Auxie, an RIC constable & the hotel manager, Denis O’Donovan.

Read more here: http://theauxiliaries.com/INCIDENTS/castleconnell/castleconnell.html

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