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Irish War of Independence

RIC Detective Swanzy was shot dead by Cork IRA men

Sunday Aug 22, 1920
Lisburn, County Antrim, Northern Ireland

On 22 August 1920, RIC Detective Swanzy was shot dead by Cork IRA men while leaving a church in Lisburn, County Antrim. Swanzy had been blamed by an inquest jury for the killing of Cork Mayor Tomás Mac Curtain.


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