Frank Busteed

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Mary (Maria Georgina) Lindsay was abducted and executed by the IRA in 1921

Mary (Maria Georgina) Lindsay was just 60 when she executed by the IRA in March 1921, yet in the loyal press in Ireland and Britain she was a “gallant(...)

Tom Barry, the most famous IRA commander during the War of Independence and the mastermind of the Kilmichael ambush, addresses some of his old comrades at a memorial service in 1966

County Cork Incident Kilmichael ambush Date November 28th, 1920 Fatalities 12 Read full county by county breakdown here Cork was(...)

Author John Jefferies with the Rolls Royce “Moon Car” on Cobh Pier at the launch of “Death on the Pier”. Mr Jefferies is a descendant of one of the episode’s key participants, IRA man Daniel “Sandow” O’Donovan

It was described by the then president of Dáil Éireann, William T Cosgrave, as “a dastardly outrage” without parallel “in its deliberation and its sav(...)

Volunteers training in Carlow 1920-1921. Photograph: Military Archive

A leading figure in the War of Independence in Cork cited his role in the killing of an elderly Protestant woman and her driver as part of his claim f(...)