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On 31 October (Halloween), 1973, the IRA used a hijacked helicopter to free three of its members from Mountjoy Jail in Dublin. Below is a video clip from RTÉ's archives which shows the footage from the aftermath of this daring escape:
Tags: Halloween, IRA, Irish Freedom Struggle, On This Day
daring escape and nobody got hurt (apart from the government's image).
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