#OnThisDay 1921 Galway IRA ambushed an RIC patrol in Clifden killing two constables. This was in response for the the execution of local man Thomas Whelan in Mountjoy on the 14th. Crown Forces burned 16 houses in Clifden & killed an ex-soldier in reprisals.
Clifden Reprisals 1921
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Hi, I'm David, I'm from Ireland. I am an avid fan of history. I have my B.A. in History, my M.A. in Military History and Strategic Studies,a Post Qualification Diploma in History and I've been teaching History for five years now. I wanted to create a podcast that examines, in great detail, major Irish battles and battles allover the world in various wars that Irish people played a significant part in. Hope you enjoy. View all posts by theirishatwar