The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #30464   Message #625188
Posted By: GUEST
10-Jan-02 - 04:54 PM
Thread Name: Tune Req: The Woods Of Drumbo
Subject: RE: Tune Req: The Woods Of Drumbo
The three Kerry men were transferred to Donegal and joined with Sean Larkin who was a native of Magherafelt Co Derry. They were taken by surprise and arrested witout being able to resist on November 2nd 1922. They were held until January 16th 1923 and sentenced to death, executions took place on March 14th 1923. Sometime later the remains of all four were disinterred and taken to Athlone and handed over to the relatives for re-burial in their own Parishes. Slan Ard Mhacha.