Capture of Liam Deasy OC IRA Southern Brigade 1923

#OnThisDay 1923 Liam Deasy, IRA O.C. First Southern Division was captured by FS troops near Clonmel. Deasy had fought in major engagements like Crossbarry against the British &was present at Béal na mBláth. He avoided execution by ordering his men to surrender.


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