School: An Clochán (B)

Location:
Clifden, Co. Galway
Teacher:
An Br. Angelo Mac Shámhais

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Black and Tans

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0004, Page 258

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On the 14th of March 1921, two R.I.C policemen were shot at Edward King's corner Clifden. the other R.I.C. men sent to Galway a message for the Black and Tans to come to clifden. On the morning of the 17th of March the Black and tans came to Clifden at about 3 o'clock in the morning. They brough Dr. O'Malley of Galway with them with them in the train for fear they would be attacked or ambushed. When the landed at Clifden they were so much afraid that thye would be attacked that they crawled up from the station
on their hands and

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Collector
Seán Joyce
Gender
male
Informant
Mrs P.K. Joyce
Gender
female
Age
50
Language
English