IRA ASU attack Royal Army Motor Depot 1921

#OnThisDay 1921 An IRA ASU from Dublin Brigade attacked & set fire to the Shell factory which the British Army was using as their motor repair & ordnance depot on Parkgate Street in Dublin 8. The building was badly damaged but the repair shops were saved. This was one of 93 attacks in June. Another attack saw the IRA fire on a British Army officers’ cricket game in Trinity College. A lady was killed in the crossfire.

Soldiers_attending_fire_Royal Army Motor Depot,_Parkgate_Street,_Dublin_1920s_

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s