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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.