Robert Barton Escapes from Mountjoy Prison 1919

#OnThisDay 1919 Sinn Féin TD Robert Barton (middle) escaped from Mountjoy Prison. Before he left, Barton left a note for the Warden;
“I am about to make an escape from your hospitality. If I escape, well and good”.

You wouldn’t see the likes of it on Airbnb!!

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