#OnThisDay 1921 Four British soldiers were executed at Ellis Quarry, Cork. This was in retaliation for the murder of 20 year old Vol. Denis Spriggs by British Lieutenant d’Ydewalle, who had killed prisoners before. The Truce came into effect the next day.
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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