The Dromkeen Ambush, Limerick 1921

#OnThisDay 1921 The East& Mid Limerick IRA ambushed a convoy of Black and Tans at Dromkeen, Limerick. Nine police were killed in the attack. Two others were executed afterwards by Maurice Meade, a WW1 veteran. Local houses were burned in following reprisals.


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