Drimoleague IRA Ambush RIC Patrol Killing One 1921

#OnThisDay 1921 IRA ambushed a 4 man RIC patrol in Drimoleague, Cork. Daniel O’Driscoll, the IRA leader shouted ‘Fire. Let them have it boys.’ Const Patrick O’Connor, a 22 year old WW1 Royal Navy veteran from Mayo, was killed & another constable wounded.

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