Ballinlough in County Roscommon, Connacht, Ireland — Irish West
Glynn - Glavey - Keane Memorial
commemorate the memory of
Comdt. Patrick Glynn
Lieut. Michael Glavey
Vol. Michael Keane
who gave their lives for
the cause of freedom
during an attack on
Ballinlough R.I.C. Barracks
on Sept. 14th 1920.
“They rose in dark and evil days
to free our native land
They started here a living flame
that nothing can withstand”
Tógadh an leacht cuimhneacháin seo
i mbuan chuimhne ar an dtriur seo
An Ceannfort Pádraigh Ó Gloinn
An Liefteanant Micheal Mac Flaithimh
An Tóglach Micheal Ó Catháin
A thug a n-anam ar son saoirse na h-Éireann
i bhfógha ar bheairic C.R.É. i mBhaile an locha
ar an 14ú Lá Meán Fómhair 1920
Erected by Public Subscription and American Assistance.
Location. 53° 44.502′ N, 8° 38.101′ W. Marker is in Ballinlough, Connacht, in County Roscommon. Marker is at the intersection of Wallace Court (National Road 60) and the Williamstown/Tuam Road, on the left when traveling west on Wallace Court. Click for map.
Also see . . .
1. September 1920. (Submitted on February 21, 2010.)
2. Michael Glavey. (Submitted on February 21, 2010.)
3. Josie Cullen, a survivor of the raid. (Submitted on February 21, 2010.)
Categories. • 20th Century • Heroes • Military • Notable Events • Patriots & Patriotism •
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