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The War of Independence in West Clare by Rita Marrinan
 

Sequence of Events

October 8th 1918 : Takeover of Ennistymon Workhouse.

February 25th 1919 : Ambush of Curitn’s Gate.

August 4th 1919 : Tragedy in Derrymore: Shooting of two R.I.C.

August 14th 1919 : Shooting of Francis Murphy, Glann, Ennistymon.

February 17th 1920 : Incident between Inagh and Ennistymon.

February 23rd 1920 : Ambush at Crowe’s Bridge.

April 14th 1920 : Attack on Miltown Malbay by Crown Forces.

July 15th 1920 : Rifles procured at Ennistymon.

July 17th 1920 : Hold up of West Clare train.

July 21st 1920 : Shooting of Michael Conway on the Ennistymon Bridge.

September 22nd 1920 : Rineen Ambush and reprisals.

October 23rd 1920 : Shooting of an old man near Miltown Malbay.

December 18th 1920 : Monreal Ambush and reprisals.

March 31st 1921 : Shooting of Constable S.L. Moore.

April 6th 1921 : Attack on Miltown Malbay.

April 1921 (exact date unknown) : Rescue of prisoner from Ennistymon.

May 5th 1921 : Hold up of West Clare train.

May 23rd 1921 : Rev. P. Gaynor and Rev. C. McKenna, Mullagh arrested.

February 1st 1922 : Taking over of Ennistymon Barrack.

 

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