Palmerstown House Burned by IRA 1923

#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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