1920 – Three IRA volunteers

RIC badge_editedThree IRA volunteers of the West Waterford Flying Column, were recognised driving past Walsh’s Hotel, Cappoquin, and, in an exchange of fire fatally wounded RIC Constable Isaac Rea.

RIC Constable Isaac James Rea, a native of Bantry, Co Cork succumbed to his wounds 27 December 1920, aged 20.

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