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Typical Card Size 6X4.inches or less (with individual variations)
IRA AMBUSH JANUARY 1919
In 1919 two Royal Irish Constabulary (RIC)
constables, James McDonnell & Patrick O'Connell
were ambushed by the 3rd tipperary IRA brigade
including Dan Breen, near Tipperary town
both policemen were shot dead. This attack is
generally seen as the start of the War of independence
Above: An RIC Uniform Cap Badge Circa 1890
ATTACHED AN ORIGINAL 1919 PENNY
Regarding Card Size; The Collins card measures 6 X 4 inches, Others mostly the same or slightly larger
Irish Republican History Cards 1913 - 1922 (Old IRA)
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1890 - 1923
During the War of Independence, Dinny Lacey
commanded a Flying Column of the 3rd Tipperary
IRA brigade. In 1920 Two attacks resulted in the
Deaths of Six British Soldiers at Golden Co Tipperary,
& Four R.I.C. men at Lisnagaul, in the
Glen of Aherlow. During the civil war Lacey
Commanded anti Treaty forces against
Free State troops & was Killed in action at Ballydavid,
near Bansha - February 18th 1923.
Attached: War of Independence / Civil War
era Penny 1919 - 1921
John Fitzgerald Kennedy
(1917 - 1963)
John F Kennedy was the 35th President of the USA. He served from
1961 until his assasination in November 1963.
Kennedy saw military service in the pacific
during WWII. He later represented Massachusetts in The
House of Representitives (1947- 1953), & then
The Senate from 1953 - 1960 before defeating
Richard Nixon in The 1960 Presidential Election.
The Kennedy era saw many domestic & international problems,
such as the black civil rights movement, cuban missile crisis etc
His assasination was one of the most shocking political events of the 20thC.
ATTACHED: USA KENNEDY HALF DOLLAR COIN.
'Ask not what your country can
do for you'
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(1884 - 1920)
In April 1916 at the outset of the Rising, MacCurtain
commanded a force of up to 1,000 men of the Irish Volunteers
By this time he was a brigade commander -
the highest and most important rank in the IRA
On the 20th March 1920 MacCurtain was assassinated by Disguised
Military/policemen with blackened faces, & in front of his wife & son.
Michael Collins later ordered his personal assassination squad to kill
District Inspector Oswald Swanzy, who had ordered the attack,
He was shot with Mac Curtain's own revolver while
leaving a Protestant church in Lisburn Co Antrim on the 22 August 1920
- sparking a backlash against the Catholic residents of the town
(1899 - 1973)
Lorenzo (Lory) Meagher, Born in Tullaroan Co Kilkenny,
Is generally regarded as one of the greatest hurlers of all time.
He made his senior Club debut in 1919 & County debut in 1924.
Meagher had a Prolific Hurling career having won 8 Leinster titles,
County titles at club level. One National Hurling League
& Three All-Ireland Final victories.
Lory Meagher farmed in Tullaroan Co. Kilkenny.
His homestead with its fine thatched house was later a heritage centre.
He Retired from the game in 1937 & died in 1973 aged Seventy Three years. .
ATTACHED AN ORIGINAL COIN OF THE
YEAR OF HIS CLUB DEBUT
1919 KGV PENNY
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