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Hidden Histories: The Clones Affray

Hidden Histories: The Clones Affray

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12.20 13 Feb 2022


Hidden Histories: The Clones Affray



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12.20 13 Feb 2022


Clones in Monaghan is a small town with a population of some 1,680 people, but a century ago this week its name was appearing in the international press as the ‘Clones Affray’ made headlines.

In the days of the confusing new Irish border, a firefight in a train station left several dead leading to severe rioting elsewhere.

But what were the circumstances that led to these events?

Gavan is joined by Donal Fallon for another episode of Hidden Histories to discuss.

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