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Lot 1255/0217

Estimate: €1500-2000

“Bloody Sunday” 1920

Ephmera: G.A.A. Ticket,
Cumann na gcleas luith n Gaedhealach (G.A.A.) Great Challenge Match (Football) at Croke Park, on Sunday, November 21st, 1920, match at 2.45p.m., admission 1/-, code number 44127 (Printers), ptd. one-side only, approx. 7.5cms x 11cms, worn, with minor text lose.
* An extremely rare original admission ticket for a remarkable occasion and fateful day, in both Irish and G.A.A. history. (1)
* A memento of the historical retaliations against innocent and unarmed spectators as a result of Collins’ early morning raids on British Secret Agents in Dublin, wherein 14 Officers were excuted by his Squad.

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