Comdt. Seán Collison KIA in IRA Ambush in Laois 1922

#OnThisDay 1922 Comdt. General Austin McCurtin & Comdt. Seán Collison were killed in an IRA ambush on the Abbeyleix to Maryborough (Portlaoise) road, Laois. Collison (below) was the commander of the North Tipperary Flying Column during the War of Independence.

Collison

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