The First Casualties of the Easter Rising 1916

#OnThisDay 1916 The first casualties of the 1916 Rising occurred. Volunteers aimed to seize Valentia Wireless station to create a naval diversion to allow the Aud to land its arms. The car (pic) took a wrong turn & drove off the pier at Killorglin killing three.

For more read here: https://kerryjournal.com/killorglin-1916-easter-rising-commemoration/

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