The Other German Bombings of Ireland

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The Other German Bombings of Ireland: German bombings of Ireland 1940-41. A talk by Eoin Bairéad at the North Strand Bombing and the Emergency in Ireland seminar held at Dublin City Library & Archive on Saturday, 29th May 2010.

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The Other German Bombings of Ireland

  1. 1. The “Other bombings of Ireland” German bombings of Ireland 1940-41 The North Strand Bombing and the Emergency in Ireland Seminar
  2. 2. Ireland in 1940
  3. 3. Campile1.pdf.lnk
  4. 4. • 20 December 1940 o Sandycove Railway Station - three people were injured o Drumcera, near Carrickmacross, Co. Monaghan. • On the morning of 1 January 1941 o two magnetic mines were dropped near Glencormack, Enniskerry • That same night: o seven bombs were dropped near Drogheda o two close to Bettystown. o seven fell on Terenure - three injured o eight fell near the Curragh Racecourse o ten near Duleek o eight on Knockrow near Carlow - three people were killed. o Finally three more fell near Oylegate in Wexford.
  5. 5. • 20 December 1940 o Sandycove Railway Station - three people were injured o Drumcera, near Carrickmacross, Co. Monaghan. • On the morning of 1 January 1941 o two magnetic mines were dropped near Glencormack, Enniskerry • That same night: o seven bombs were dropped near Drogheda o two close to Bettystown. o seven fell on Terenure - three injured o eight fell near the Curragh Racecourse o ten near Duleek o eight on Knockrow near Carlow - three people were killed. o Finally three more fell near Oylegate in Wexford.
  6. 6. Leukos (Sank 9 March 1940) 11 City of Limerick (Sank 15 July 1940) 2 City of Waterford (Sank 19 September 1940) 5 Kerry Head (Sank 22 October 1940) 11 Ardmore (Sank 12 November 1940) 25 Isolda (Sank 19 December 1940) 6 Innisfallen (Sank 21 December 1940) 4 St Fintan (Sank 22 March 1941) 8 Clonlara (Sank 22 August 1941) 11 Irish Pine (Sank 15 November 1942) 33 Kyleclare (Sank 23 February 1943) 17 Cymric (missing since 24 February 1944) 10 Naomh Garbhán (Sank 2 May 1945) 3

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