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#OTD in 1920 – War of Independence | The Burning of Cork.

Posted in History with tags , , on December 11, 2020 by telescoper

The Burning of Cork is the name commonly given to a devastating series of fires that swept through the centre of Cork City on the night of 11th December 1920. The burning and the subsequent controversy is one of the most significant events of the Irish War of Independence. During the War of Independence, Cork…

#OTD in 1920 – War of Independence | The Burning of Cork.