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Tuesday, September 29, 2015
THE IRA MAN WAS ON HIS OWN NOW...
...in a house which was surrounded by armed Staters, some of whom were coming in. He dived through a window into the night and shot his way through an armed cordon : hit twice in the leg, he collapsed in some bushes half-a-mile from the house. For two cold October nights he lay wounded under the stars as Free State soldiers scoured the area for him. Then an armed Free Stater stumbled on him... Check back here on Wednesday, 30th September 2015.