School: Tuairín Chathail (B.) (roll number 10392)

Location:
Tooreencahill, Co. Kerry
Teacher:
Diarmuid Ó Cróinín

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Rathmore Ambush

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0452, Page 311

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This Story is about Rathmore Ambush.The I.R.A information was that a certain man of the travelling class was telling the police and black and tans about the activities of the I.R.A. So they tried him and found him guilty, and sentenced him to death. Then ,They carried him back to a place called the Bogroad which is bounding Rathmore and Rathbeg(Kerry) and shot him there.
en they sent a message to the police that a man was shot,and the police came out, and inspected the place around, and when they were going home the I.R.A shot them from behind the hedges.

Collector
Batt Cronin
Gender
male
Address
Tooreencahill, Co. Kerry
Informant
Michael Buckley
Gender
male
Address
Knocknageeha, Co. Kerry
Language
English