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Westport in County Mayo, Connacht, Ireland — Irish West
 

Major John Mac Bride / Seán Mac Giolla Bríde

 
 
Major John Mac Bride Monument image. Click for full size.
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1. Major John Mac Bride Monument
Inscription.
IgCuimhne ar an maor
Seán Mac Giolla Bríde
Major John Mac Bride
Vice-Commandant
Irish Republican Army,
Major in the Army of the South
African Republic,
Organizer of the Transvaal
Irish Brigade,
who died for Ireland
5th May, 1916.
Go nDéana dia trócaire ar a anam.

 
Erected 1982.
 
Location. 53° 48.047′ N, 9° 31.321′ W. Marker is in Westport, Connacht, in County Mayo. Marker is on South Mall (National Road 59), on the left when traveling east. Click for map. Monument is between James Street and Bridge Street, along the River Carrowbeg. Bust sculpted by Peter Grant.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 8 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Murrisk Fisherman's Monument (approx. 7.1 kilometers away); Squadron Leader R. F. C. Garvey (approx. 8 kilometers away); Murrisk Friary / Mainistir Mhuraisce (approx. 8 kilometers away); National Famine Memorial (approx. 8.1 kilometers away); Murrisk Abbey / National Famine Monument / Statue of St Patrick (approx. 8.1 kilometers away).
 
Also see . . .  John Mac Bride. (Submitted on February 15, 2010.)
 
Categories. 20th CenturyHeroesMilitaryNotable PersonsPatriots & Patriotism
 
Major John Mac Bride Monument image. Click for full size.
September 24, 2009
2. Major John Mac Bride Monument
Major John Mac Bride Marker image. Click for full size.
September 24, 2009
3. Major John Mac Bride Marker
Address on the Manchester Martyrs, 1914.
Major John Mac Bride Monument image. Click for full size.
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4. Major John Mac Bride Monument
The River Carrowbeg runs behind the wall.
River Carrowbeg Near MacBride Monument image. Click for full size.
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5. River Carrowbeg Near MacBride Monument
 
 
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