#OnThisDay 1920 The Black and Tans sack Balbriggan following the shooting of two RIC officers (who were also brothers. One survived but the other died). The Black and Tans rampaged through the village. They killed two civilians, burned down four pubs, the famous Balbriggan hosiery factory & thirty houses. The incident gained political and media attention worldwide.
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Hi, I'm David, I'm from Ireland. I am an avid fan of history. I have my B.A. in History, my M.A. in Military History and Strategic Studies,a Post Qualification Diploma in History and I've been teaching History for five years now. I wanted to create a podcast that examines, in great detail, major Irish battles and battles allover the world in various wars that Irish people played a significant part in. Hope you enjoy. View all posts by theirishatwar