Men, possibly of the Royal Irish Constabulary (RIC), resting in the hills of Tipperary during the Irish War of Independence, 1921. From the AE Bell Collection. Photograph: Hulton Archive/Getty Images

County: Offaly Incident: Execution of three IRA men at Birr Castle Date: January 26th, 1923 IRA volunteers in Co Offaly rounded up “undesirable girls(...)