The Cloonbannin Ambush, Cork 1921

#OnThisDay 1921 Cork & Kerry IRA ambushed & killed Brig Gen H.R. Cumming at Clonbanin, Cork. Annie Barrett, a telephonist overheard Cummings’s movements on a phone call & shared the details. The IRA ambushed the five vehicle convoy & killed around 4-6 soldiers.


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