Ernie O’Malley, IRA Commander born in Castlebar 1897

#OnThisDay 1897 Ernie O’Malley was born in Castlebar, Mayo. O’Malley was an IRA officer during the War of Independence & AT-IRA commander during the Civil War. He wrote several books, most famously ‘On Another Man’s Wound’, about his wartime experiences.
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