The Escape from Lincoln Jail
(The War of Independence V)
Last weeks episode looked at the story of the Soloheadbeg Ambush, often considered the opening shots of the war. A few weeks later one of the most audacious IRA operations of the entire war took place in England. This saw three high profile republican prisoners attempt a daring escape from Lincoln Jail . Following on from the Soloheadbeg ambush if successful it would serve as a stunning propaganda coup for the republican movement. However it was fraught with risk and danger.
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Additional research - Sam McGrath
Sound - Jason Looney
Additional narrations - Aidan Crowe & Therese Murray
Artwork - Keith Hynes.