Irish Volunteer Richard Goss Memorial Card Executed 9th August 1941
Irish Volunteer Richard Goss Memorial Card Executed 9th August 1941.
Exceptionally rare survivor of a Mid 20th century IRA member
Richard Richie Goss (1915-1941) One of the few Protestant members of the Irish Republican Army (IRA) in the 1940s. Goss was a leader in a major bombing and sabotage campaign in England (1939-40)
Richard Goss was from Dundalk and joined the North Louth Battalion of the IRA at age 18. Goss was arrested several times for his IRA activities and (in 1941) was arrested and shortly thereafter executed by The Irish Free State Army.