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

Brigades Involved:
Mid-Clare Brigade - 1 Western Division

Units involved
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;