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Epilogue -- The War Continues: Part 8, Trauma at The Burgery

Posted on January 24, 2016 at 3:00pm 1 Comment

Two months after the ambush at the Burgery, on the 18th of May, the body of Pat Keating was disinterred for burial in Kilrossanty, at the request of his family.

Above: In the front, left to right, are Tommy Boyle, George Lennon, Michael Foley. In the rear are…


Facing British Reprisals -- Part 7: Trauma at The Burgery

Posted on December 28, 2015 at 7:00pm 0 Comments

Prior to the firing squad death of Hickey, there appear to have been few reprisals for I.R.A. ambushes -- with the notable exception of the Hampshires running amok in Youghal after the November 1920 Piltown Cross engagement. This may very well have been attributable to the general chivalry displayed by Lennon’s…


The Slain Become Pawns — Part 6: Trauma at the Burgery

Posted on December 16, 2015 at 7:30pm 1 Comment

The authorities took Hickey’s remains to the barracks of the Royal Irish Constabulary, in Dungarvan, where the body of Sean Fitzgerald lay. He was duly conveyed, on Tuesday the 22nd, to the new section of the cemetery at St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church, Dungarvan. No civilians, except…


Heroic Rescue Bid Leaves 2 Dead -- Part 5: Trauma at the Burgery

Posted on November 17, 2015 at 9:30pm 0 Comments

On the morning of the 19th, George Plunkett, the ranking officer that night, visiting from GHQ, no doubt aware of the withdrawal from Durrow and other engagements due to want of ammunition, recommended a return to the ambush site to secure supplies possibly left from the night…


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At 11:27am on August 15, 2014, Bit Devine said…

Céad míle fáilte, a chara! We look forward to learning your Irish story and enjoying your contributions ...when you have a moment,please add a profile photo

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