Publican Tom Egan Shot Dead by Black and Tans, Galway 1920

#OnThisDay 1920 Black and Tans burst into the home of Tom Egan, a local publican in Cashla, Galway&shot him dead. This was in response to the killing of ex-High Sheriff of Galway & Land agent Frank Shawe-Taylor near Egan’s pub. Egan had no hand in Shaw’s death but was killed anyway for withholding information and not leaving the house with the masked men.

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