Elsewhere in Cork, things were equally bloody. On the same day as the Upton ambush, five IRA Volunteers were killed at Mourne Abbey – an informer had given away their ambush position, two more were captured and later executed. Just five days later another 12 IRA men were killed, many after surrendering, after being trapped in a house at Clonmult, north Cork.[

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  1. Joe Healy August 17, 2012 at 5:21 pm

    Just to clarify that the above caption is incorrect. The photo is of the memorial to the five IRA Volunteers killed at Mourne Abbey in Feb. 1921.

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