The Kilmeena Ambush, Mayo 1921

#OnThisDay 1921 IRA ambushed an RIC patrol at Kilmeena, Mayo, killing one & wounding another. Two RIC trucks stopped before the ambush site & Black and Tans snuck up & attacked the IRA, killing five. The Mayo men got their payback a month later at Carrowkennedy

Image

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s