100 years since Clare footballer killed in cold blood

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Tuesday marks 100 years since a Clare footballer was shot and killed, simply for being in the wrong place at the wrong time. Patrick Hennessey, along with John (Jack) O’Loughlin and Thomas O’Leary, were killed by the Royal Irish Constabulary (RIC) at Canada Cross, Miltown Malbay on April 14 1920. Eight people, including two school …

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