The Dooney Rock Ambush, Sligo 1922

#OnThisDay 1922 AT-IRA ambushed a Free State patrol at Rockwood, Sligo killing five & capturing the ‘Ballinalee’ armoured car. They renamed it ‘The Wild Rose of Lough Gill’ (below with driver C. McLynn) & used it to fire upon Free State positions in Sligo town.

BAllinalee

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