Detective Sergeant Patrick Smyth, First G-Man to be Assassinated by Squad 1919

#OnThisDay 1919 Detective Sergeant Patrick ‘The Dog’ Smyth was the first DMP G-man to be shot by the Squad, yards from his home in Drumcondra (his kids carried him in off the road) but died 5 weeks later. Smyth had helped identify leaders of the Easter Rising.

Michael Dog Smyth

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