Shot dead at Enniscorthy post office, July 1922

On the 5th of July 1922 two anti-Treaty IRA volunteers, Maurice Spillane and Patrick O'Brien, were killed behind Enniscorthy's main Post Office (see photo). The town had been the scene of heavy fighting for the previous three days, as the IRA attempted to wrestle control of Enniscorthy from the Free State army. As this battle …

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A Provisional List Of Wexford’s Civil War Dead

This is a provisional list of the Wexford related Civil War deaths. It is based primarily on the work of Seamus Mac Suain (1) and it spans the period from April 1922 to July 1923.  At least 67 people were killed during this timeframe, including 13 civilians, 21 members of the anti-Treaty IRA, 32 Free …