Execution of O.C. & Adjutant of Offaly IRA 1923

#OnThisDay 1923 Patrick Geraghty O/C Offaly I Brigade (Top pic) & Joseph Byrne Adjutant (Bottom Pic) were executed by the Free State in Portlaoise. Geraghty was caught with a pistol but Byrne was unarmed but was executed on trumped up charges. This was to demoralise Offaly IRA.


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