British Army Kill 16y/o Hurler, Cork 1921

#OnThisDay 1921 A British Army convoy opened fire with machine guns on a group of boys hurling in Knocknagree, Cork. Micheal Kelliher (16) was killed & two Herlihy brothers (11& 13) were shot in the thigh & lung but lived. The Army claimed the boys were armed.

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