IRA Leader Ernie O’Malley Born Castlebar, Mayo 1897

#OnThisDay 1897 Ernie O’Malley was born in Castlebar, Mayo. O’Malley was an IRA officer during the War of Independence & IRA commander during the Civil War. He wrote several books about his wartime experiences e.g ‘On Another Man’s Wound’ & “The Singing Flame”

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