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War and Peace - Ballinasloe from 1919 to 1923

Bombs thrown in Main Street
 Damian Mac Con Uladh

War and Peace

Ballinasloe during the War of Independence (1919–1921) and the Civil War (1922–1923)

Local Newspaper Extracts

East Galway Democrat, Saturday, June 10, 1922

Residents alarmed

Between 3 and 4 o clock on Wednesday morning, a bomb was thrown near Parson’s shop with the result that plate glass window in that establishment was pieced in many places with fragments of the projectile. Other establishments that also suffered similarly include Mssrs McCauley’s, J. Coughlan, J Wood, PC Jennings Finegans and W Rourkes.

 

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