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January 2021

ILLUSTRATED TALK: The Kilroe Ambush & Crown Force Reprisals, Brendan McGowan

January 27 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Virtual Meeting

Wednesday 27 January, 8pm ILLUSTRATED TALK: The Kilroe Ambush & Crown Force Reprisals   Annaghdown and Donaghpatrick-Kilcoona heritage societies are delighted to present our first virtual event of 2021.   One hundred years ago, on 18 January 1921, a group IRA Volunteers ambushed a party of Auxiliaries at Kilroe, about 7 kilometres southwest of the town of Headford, Co. Galway. That night, infuriated by the attack, Crown forces responded by burning houses, barns and crops in the vicinity of the…

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