1922 – The Irish Free State begins the executions of seventy-seven anti-Treaty republican prisoners.

In the first use of the powers enacted under the Public Safety Act, five Anti-Treaty IRA fighters who had been captured with arms in Co Wicklow were shot by firing squad in Dublin. On 19 November, …

Source: 1922 – The Irish Free State begins the executions of seventy-seven anti-Treaty republican prisoners.

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