KATHLEEN DALY CLARKE DURING THE WAR OF INDEPENDENCE YEARS., C.1920S

KATHLEEN DALY CLARKE (MARRIED TO THOMAS CLARKE, WHO WAS EXECUTED 1916) AND EDWARD DALY (EXECUTED 1916) MOTHER CATHERINE. DURING THE WAR OF INDEPENDENCE YEARS. BECAUSE OF REPUBLICAN ACTIVITIES CONNECTED TO THE FAMILY, THEIR HOME AND SHOP WERE WATCHED AN RAIDED. THE BLACK AND TANS BEAT UP CATHERINE, THEN IN HER LATE 70S, AND SOME OF HER DAUGHTERS CUT OFF THEIR HAIR (A COMMON ABUSIVE, CRUEL TREATMENT DONE TO REPUBLICAN WOMEN BY THE BLACK AND TANS). THEY ALSO BURNED DOWN THEIR SHOP AND HOME IN LIMERICK.

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