#OnThisDay 1923 Palmerstown House, home to the 7th Earl of Mayo was burned by the IRA in retaliation for the execution of six IRA prisoners in the Curragh that same day. “It is only right to say”, Lord Mayo recalled, “that the raiders were excessively polite”.
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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