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The Coolnacaheragh Ambush, 1921
COOLNACAHERAGH, County Cork, 25 February 1921. On the day he died, Major James Seafield Grant, MC, instructed the 70 police cadets accompanying him to keep their eyes carefully peeled upon the woods and rocks either side of the road. A decorated veteran of the First World War, Major Grant always knew an ambush was on […]