The Howth Gun Running 1914

#OnThisDay 1914 From Childers’ personal yacht ‘Asgard’, Erskine & Molly Childers, Mary Spring-Rice & others land 900 Mauser rifles at what is now known as the Howth Gun Running. These guns were distributed among the Irish Volunteers & used in the Easter Rising.

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