Podcast: Assassination and Execution, Ireland December 1922




Cathal Brennan interviews John Dorney on the assassination of Sean Hales and the reprisal executions of Rory O’Connor, Dick Barret, Lam Mellow and Joe McKelvey in December 1922. http://media.blubrry.com/irishhistoryshow/p/irishhistoryshow.ie/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/IrishHistoryShowEpisode32.mp3 December 1922 was dark time in Ireland, with the Irish Civil War raging. On December 7 1922, two anti-Treaty IRA gunmen shot …