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Gort – 1912

"Cracked and splintered hurley"   Jeff Meade Philadelphia, US   Wikimedia Commons
“Cracked and splintered hurley”
Jeff Meade Philadelphia, US
Wikimedia Commons

The Advertiser (Adelaide, South Australia)

13th March, 1912 p9. (abridged)

Yesterday a band of men hiding on both sides of the road at Gort in County Galway, fired at six men on their way home from a hurling match.  All the men were injured, two of them seriously.  No arrests have been made.