1921 IRELAND : KNOWN TO BE INNOCENT OF THE CHARGE, BUT HANGED BY THE BRITISH REGARDLESS.

IRELAND 1921 : INNOCENT OF THE CHARGE MADE AGAINST HIM, BUT HANGED BY THE BRITISH ANYWAY.

Ireland, 1921 – an IRA man that the British ‘authorities’ already had their eye on was rounded-up and charged with an incident which one of their own , an RIC man, stated that he could not possibly have been involved in. As, indeed, did sixteen other witnesses. He had an opportunity to escape but declined as he believed the British ‘court’ would declare him to be innocent of the charge. He was wrong, and paid for his mistake with his life at the end of a British rope….


(MORE LATER)….on Wednesday 18th February 2015.





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