The Dublin Custom House Attack 1921

#OnThisDay 1921 Dublin IRA attack & set fire to Custom House. It is seen as a propaganda success but it is a military failure for the IRA, as they were almost immediately surrounded by Auxiliaries & British Army. Five IRA killed & 80 arrested. The Dublin IRA has to amalgamate units because of the losses suffered here.  Four civilians are also killed.

Dublin Custom House

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