Attempt to spring Sean MacEoin from Mountjoy Prison

An IRA team comprising Tom Keogh, Bill Stapleton, Paddy McCaffrey and Pat McCrea capture a British armoured car (after scouting by Charlie Dalton) and drive it down the North Circular Rd where they pick up Emmet Dalton and Pat Leonard who were dressed in British Army uniforms.  They drove into Mountjoy Jail with an Order to remove MacEoin.  However, MacEoin was not in the Governor Munroe's office as planned.  A sentry seen some civilians, who were part of the IRA rescue party, rush the front gate and shot at them so the rescue party withdrew with one casualty on the British side.  The rescue attempt was organised by Michael Collins and the rescue parties led by Paddy O'Daly.

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