IRA Assassination Attempt on Lord Lieutenant of Ireland 1919

#OnThisDay 1919 The IRA attempted to assassinate the Viscount John French, the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland near the Phoenix Park. Martin Savage, from Sligo, died after he was shot in the neck. Savage had fought in the Rising & subsequently imprisoned in England.

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