#OnThisDay 1919 Six IRA prisoners escape from Strangeways Prison in Manchester. The first two over the wall were T.D.s Piaras Béaslaí and Austin Stack. The escapees were aided by friendly Irish window cleaners who “coincidentally” in the area with ladders.
IRA T.D.s Escape from Strangeways Prison 1919
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