Civil war soldiers buried near Tuam's mass grave

The bodies of six executed anti-Treaty IRA men were buried near the site of the suspected children's mass grave in Tuam, it has emerged.

15th June, 2014

The bodies of six executed anti-Treaty IRA men were buried near the site of the suspected children's mass grave in Tuam, it has emerged.

The men were shot against a chapel wall in April 1923, just metres away from what was to become the children's grave site.

Locals believe they were buried in the same location, although no records have been found to confirm this. They were all members of the IRA in Galway who, during...

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