Volunteer Patrick Casey executed by the British 1921

#OnThisDay 1921 Patrick Casey was executed by the British Army in Cork Barracks. Casey, a 6 foot 2′ hurler who covered the withdrawal of his comrades in an ambush, was captured, tried & executed within 25 hours. He was shot before his sentence was made public.

For more, read here: https://irishvolunteers.org/cork-county-gaol-ira-volunteers-executed-memorial/

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