The Kilkenny Brigade attempted to ambush a military escort transporting explosives from the Castlecomer Barracks to the Wolfhill Coal-Mine on the 18th June 1921. However, their plans were betrayed to the Royal Devonshire Regiment. As a result, the…
A company of 14 IRA Volunteers ambushed a convoy of 7 soldiers from the Royal Devonshire Regiment in Friary Street, on the 12 February 1921. resulting in the deaths of 2 of the attackers and a civilian.
On the 18th June 1921, the Kilkenny IRA Brigade ambushed a party of Black and tans at Sinnott’s Cross, Tubrid, Mooncoin, County Kilkenny. One Black and Tan was killed in the action.
This Memorial commemorates this action