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| | Posted October 1st, 2016 at 11:05 AM by Ascendant
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Sometimes in war, you can trust your enemies to attack but you don't know what your allies are planning. Betrayal: The Civil War in Co. Kilkenny, December 1922
An article on a trio of incidents in County Kilkenny in December 1922, during the Civil War.
Three National Army barracks in Callan, Thomastown and Mullinavat were overwhelmed by anti-Treaty fighters, some disguised in captured Free State uniforms, in quick succession in the course of a single night....
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