#OnThisDay 1922 Ernie O’Malley, was captured by the Free State Army following a shootout on Ailesbury Road, Dublin during which O’Malley was shot 20 times. He killed a soldier but also shot Anno O’Rahilly, (The O’Rahilly’s sister) in the face but she survived.
Capture of Ernie O’Malley 1922
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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