The Battle of Ashbourne 1916

#OnThisDay 1916 Thomas Ashe & his Volunteers from the Fingal Battalion attack the RIC barracks in Ashbourne.  After a five hour firefight the police finally surrendered. Ashe lost 1 man while the RIC lost 10. Ashe took roughly 80 RIC prisoners & vehicles too.

For more, read here: http://www.1916rising.com/pic_battleashbourne.html

Thomas Ashe

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