Civilian Daniel Fitzgerald

Civilian Daniel Fitzgerald (aged 28) of Walsh’s Avenue, Cork city (Leitrim Street, Cork)

Date of incident: 15 June 1920

Sources: CE, 16, 17 June 1920; CC, 17 June 1920; CWN, 19, 26 June 1920.


Note: Fitzgerald was killed by a military motor lorry in Leitrim Street on the evening of 15 June 1920 as he was crossing the street. Some Cork citizens objected strongly to the presence of armed soldiers inside and outside the North Infirmary, where the coroner’s inquest was held.

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