#OnThisDay 1920 Detective Constable Laurence Dalton was mortally wounded by Mick McDonnell, Tom Keogh&Jim Slattery, members of Collins’ Squad in Broadstone, Phibsboro. Dalton had recently moved to the DMP’s “G” Division, he was suspected of identifying IRA men.
For more read Tim Pat Coogan’s “The Squad”. Link here to section on Dalton. https://books.google.ie/books?id=5gNboMN6PWUC&pg=PA102&lpg=PA102&dq=Detective+Constable+Laurence+Dalton,&source=bl&ots=c2o9pF_W6x&sig=ACfU3U1ZB4_QiI3Ksz6Jk4tBF1-HQYFUMQ&hl=en&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwiOtvvVj_foAhXjVRUIHckNCtsQ6AEwDnoECAgQAQ#v=onepage&q=Detective%20Constable%20Laurence%20Dalton%2C&f=false