#OnThisDay 1922 Ten Monaghan footballers were arrested by B-Specials in Tyrone en route to a match in Derry. The footballers were senior IRA including Dan Hogan, the commander. This was a front as they were actually planning to break 3 IRA men out of Derry jail.
Monaghan IRA Arrested in Disguise 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