British soldier on duty at the Cistercian Monastery, Portglenone, Co Antrim, N Ireland, while fellow soldiers carry out an extensive search following the arrest of two members of the order on 18th November 1971 for aiding two of nine prisoners who had escaped from the Crumlin Road jail in Belfast  on 17th November 1971. The monastry search was triggered when two monks from Portglenone were stopped at an army checkpoint near Omagh, Co Tyrone. Accompanying the monks were two Provisional IRA escapees, Christy Keenan & and Danny Mullan dressed as priests. 197111190553.<br />
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British soldier on duty at the Cistercian Monastery, Portglenone, Co Antrim, N Ireland, while fellow soldiers carry out an extensive search following the arrest of two members of the order on 18th November 1971 for aiding two of nine prisoners who had escaped from the Crumlin Road jail in Belfast on 17th November 1971. The monastry search was triggered when two monks from Portglenone were stopped at an army checkpoint near Omagh, Co Tyrone. Accompanying the monks were two Provisional IRA...
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