Capture of Ruan RIC Barracks
IRA capture of Ruan RIC Barracks in county Clare on 18 October 1920. Operation was carried out with asssistance from RIC Constable William Carroll who afterwards joined the IRA.
18 October 1920
Mid-Clare Brigade - 1 Western Division
A (Crusheen), B (Barefield), C (Ballinruan), D (Clooney) and E (Ennis) companies, 1 Battalion; 2 Battalion; Kilnamona and Ruan companies, 3 Battalion; 5 Battalion; 6 Battalion;