Cumann na mBan Escape from Mountjoy Jail 1921

#OnThisDay 1921 May Burke (left), Eithne Coyle (centre), Linda Kearns (right) & a fourth woman, Aileen Keogh, break out of Mountjoy Prison having organised a football match as a distraction. A rope ladder from outside was used to climb the walls to freedom.

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