This day 92 years ago – 10 July 1927 – Kevin O’Higgins was shot dead on his way to Sunday Mass in Blackrock, Dublin.
The Minister for Justice would be the last serving Irish politician to be assassinated until Billy Fox was killed in 1974.
Anti-Treaty IRA men were responsible. pic.twitter.com/dZYDODysTi
— This Day in Irish History (@ThisDayIrish) July 10, 2019
He died for Ireland.
Having executed 77 IRA prisoners, including his best man.
Pic via National Library of Ireland