Limerick 6/7 March 1921 Curfew Murders

Mar 07, 2021, 06:00 AM

On the night of the 6/7 March 1921, the Mayor of Limerick, George Clancy, his predecessor, Michael O’Callaghan, and IRA Volunteer Joseph O’Donoghue, were shot dead by an Auxiliary death squad lead by Maj. George Montagu Nathan. How did these killings fit into the wider story of Limerick during the revolutionary decade? Tune in to History Ireland editor, Tommy Graham, in conversation with Brian Hanley, Helen Litton, John O’Callaghan and Tom Toomey.
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Image credit: Mayor of Limerick, George Clancy (left), and his predecessor, Michael O’Callaghan (right)—both murdered in the early hours of 7 March 1921 by an Auxiliary death squad.