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Derry-Londonderry in County Londonderry, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
 

Seán Keenan / Ó Cianáin

 
 
Seán Keenan / Ó Cianáin Monument image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 18, 2012
1. Seán Keenan / Ó Cianáin Monument
Free Derry Corner in background
Inscription.

In proud and loving memory of
Seán Keenan 1914 - 1993
Volunteer. Óglaigh na h-Éireann
Chairperson.
Derry Citizens' Defence Association
Honorary Vice-President,
Republican Sinn Fein
Fluent Irish Speaker
and active G.A.A. Supporter
He spent 15 years interned without trial
His life-long struggle against oppression
and for the All-Ireland Republic
continues to inspire his people
His wife Nancy died 1st October 1970
Also his son Colm
Died in active service on 14th March 1972
Ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam dilis

I nDil-Chuimhne Bhródúil
Seán Ó Cianáin
Laoch mór mhuintir Dhoire Colmchille,
d'eag Márta 3, 1993
Gaeilgeoir líofa
agus crann-taca Chumann Lúthchleas Gael;
a bhean Nancy, Cumann na mBan,
d'éag Nollaig 1, 1970
agus a mhac Colm, Óglaigh na h-Éireann,
a maraíodh ag fórsaí Shasana
agus Doire Saor á chosaint aige
Márta 14, 1972.
Chaith siad a saoil ar son a muintire
agus Poblacht 1916 mar chuspóir aca
Suaimhneas síorai dóibh.
 
Erected 2000.
 
Location. 54° 59.73′ N, 7° 19.562′ W. Marker is in Derry-Londonderry, Northern Ireland, in County Londonderry
Seán Keenan / Ó Cianáin Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 18, 2012
2. Seán Keenan / Ó Cianáin Marker
City Wall in upper distance
. Marker is at the intersection of Fahan Street and St Columbs Wells, on the right when traveling east on Fahan Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Derry-Londonderry, Northern Ireland BT48 6AQ, United Kingdom.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Free Derry Corner (within shouting distance of this marker); The Petrol Bomber (within shouting distance of this marker); Walker Memorial Pillar (within shouting distance of this marker); Bernadette (within shouting distance of this marker); Royal Bastion (within shouting distance of this marker); IRA Volunteers Honor Roll (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); H Block Hunger Strike Memorial (about 90 meters away); The Peace Process (about 90 meters away). Click for a list of all markers in Derry-Londonderry.
 
Also see . . .  Seán Keenan Monument Unveiled. (Submitted on January 10, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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Seán Keenan / Ó Cianáin Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 18, 2012
3. Seán Keenan / Ó Cianáin Marker
Seán Keenan / Ó Cianáin Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 18, 2012
4. Seán Keenan / Ó Cianáin Marker
Seán Keenan / Ó Cianáin Monument image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 18, 2012
5. Seán Keenan / Ó Cianáin Monument
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 361 times since then and 73 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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