Black and Tan Medal
Medal, War of Independence, awarded to John Minihan.
Medal, War of Independence, awarded to John Minihan, carries active service bar and ribbon.
Belonged to John Minihan, who during the Irish War of Independence was a Staff Commandant, Mid-Clare Brigade IRA, and Intelligence Officer.
Later he was Quarter Master and Director of Special Service, with the Anti-Treaty IRA during the Irish Civil War.
The Minihan family owned the Station Bar, adjacent to Corofin Railway Station, when it closed.
Collection: John Minihan