RIC District Inspector Oswald Ross Swanzy Shot Dead in Lisburn 1920

#OnThisDay 1920 RIC District Inspector Oswald Ross Swanzy was shot dead by the IRA in Lisburn. Swanzy was one of the masked men who had entered the home of Cork Lord Mayor Tomás MacCurtain & shot him dead. Anti-Catholic riots followed in Lisburn & other towns.

Tomas MacCurtain

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