Fire in a Woman (Part I)

In September 1920, three towns on the Atlantic coast of Ireland were attacked by British army soldiers and the Black & Tans, a notorious British auxiliary police force in a reprisal attack for an IRA ambush in Rineen, Co Clare. A number of people lost their lives and the towns were sacked and burned. This story is derived from the only eye witness account, written by Maire O’Dwyer, Officer in Command of the local branch of Cumann na mBan (League

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