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George Plant (1904-1942) – IRA Executioner

GEORGE PLANT (1904-1942) – IRA EXECUTIONER As he faced his firing squad at Portlaoise Prison that warm spring afternoon in 1942, George Plant pulled a handkerchief out of his breast pocket and briefly rubbed his shoe caps. Turning to one of the prison orderlies, he stoically remarked, ‘Those who live by the gun, die by […]