Ambush at Cnocán Mór, Galway 1921

#OnThisDay 1921 A joint RIC & Black and Tans patrol was ambushed by the East Galway Flying Column led by Thomas Dunleavy at Cnocán Mor in Galway. Sgt James Murren & Constable Edgar Day (a Black and Tan from Nottingham) were killed. Sgt Murren, from Mayo, was supposed to have retired on pension a week before but due to some administrative delay or error, his papers had not arrived yet.


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