Ballycrovane Coastguard Station Attack 1920

#OnThisDay 1920 The IRA, lead by Liam O’Dwyer (left) attacked Ballycrovane Coastguard Station in Cork. The station was manned by Royal Marines & two coastguardsmen who were killed. 12 Ross Rifles were taken, some of which were used at Kilmichael in November.

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