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American Relief Commission on the streets of Balbriggan.

Hogan, WD1920-09

National Library of Ireland

National Library of Ireland

The Auxiliaries raided Balbriggan, County Dublin on 20 September 1920, in retaliation for an attack on RIC Head Constable Peter Burke and his brother, Sgt Michael Burke, in a pub in the town. They set fire to numerous buildings, causing extensive damage, and killed two men.

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  • Title: American Relief Commission on the streets of Balbriggan.
  • Creator: Hogan, WD
  • Date: 1920-09
  • Location: Balbriggan, County Dublin, Ireland

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