Kinnitty Ambush 1921

#OnThisDay 1921 Two RIC were killed & 2 wounded when their bicycle patrol was ambushed by IRA in Kinnitty, Offaly. It is said that Fr. Houlihan saved Kinnitty village from being burned in a Black & Tan reprisal when he intervened while they were unloading petrol cans.

RIC Patrol

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