The Clonfin Ambush 1921

#OnThisDay 1921 Sean MacEoin & Longford IRA ambushed a patrol of 17 Auxiliaries at Clonfin. The IRA detonated a mine under an Auxie truck & after a firefight 4 Auxies were killed & 8 wounded. The Auxies eventually surrendered & MacEoin treated their wounded.

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