Kevin O’Higgins Assassinated in Dublin 1927

#OnThisDay 1927 Minister Kevin O’Higgins was assassinated by three members of the IRA. O’Higgins, who established the An Garda Síochána, signed the execution warrants of 77 IRA men during the Civil War, including Rory O’Connor, the best man at his wedding.

In his dying breaths, he forgave his killers and told his wife he loved her.

Kevin O'Higgins

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