Tom Maguire

Tom Maguire was born in Cross, Co. Mayo and was OC of the South Mayo Brigade during the War of Independence. He led the Flying Column in the Kilfall and Tourmakeady ambushes, in which latter action he was seriously injured. In May 1921, he was elected Sinn Fein TD for South Mayo/South RoscommonThis is his obituary from The Connaught Telegraph newspaper after his death in 1993 at the age of 102.



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