#OnThisDay in 1921 – The IRA ambush a convoy of RIC and Black and Tans near Dungarvan, Co Waterford.

George Lennon had begun fighting Crown forces at age fifteen, was twice imprisoned, and fought on the Republican side in the Civil War and commanded his own Flying Column in Waterford. George spent his days seizing weapons and holding up troop trains. His role as a commander meant he also made life and death decisions […]

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1921 – The IRA ambush a convoy of RIC and Black and Tans near Dungarvan, Co Waterford.

George Lennon had begun fighting Crown forces at age fifteen, was twice imprisoned, and fought on the Republican side in the Civil War and commanded his own Flying Column in Waterford. George spent his days seizing weapons and holding up troop trains. His role as a commander meant he also made life and death decisions […]

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