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A hotbed of rebel activity during The Rising, the War of Independence and the Civil War in the early 20th century makes Kilmurry a must-visit for those interested in this tumultuous period in Irish history.

It's location near famous ambush sites like Kilmichael, Béal na Bláth, Crossbarry and other War of Independence sites gives it a key role in telling our country’s story in the decade of centenaries.

The collection includes the wheel from the Crossley Tender used in the Kilmichael Ambush, a man-trap used to catch poachers, Tom Barry’s suitcase and artefacts relating to Terence MacSwiney, among many others

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