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Tribute to John Riley

 
 
Tribute to John Riley Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, October 31, 2015
1. Tribute to John Riley Marker
Inscription.
En homenaje al
Heroico Batallón de San Patricio, que
luchó por México durante la Guerra de
1846-1848, se obsequía este busto en
honor de su lider
Comandante John Riley
como una muestra de amistad del
Pueblo de Irlanda al Pueblo de México
en el marco de su Bicentenario y del Centenario de su Revolución.
Develado por el
Excmo. Sr. Eamon Hickey, Embajador
de Irlanda en México.
Esculpido por los Mtros.
Lorenzo Rafael y Miguel G. Counahan.
10 de Septiembre de 2010
Ar dheis Dé go raibh a Anam dilis

English translation:
In tribute to the heroic Saint Patrick’s Battalion that fought for Mexico during the War of 1846-1848, this bust is given in honor of its leader
John Riley
as a memento of friendship between the people of Ireland and the people of Mexico during her Bicentennial and the Centennial of the Mexican Revolution.
Dedicated by His Excellency Eamon Hickey, Ambassador of Ireland in Mexico.
Sculpted by the masters Lorenzo Rafael and Miguel G. Counahan.
September 10, 2010
May his soul be seated at God’s right hand
.
 
Erected 2010.
 
Location. 19° 20.681′ N, 99° 11.571′ W. Marker is in Ciudad de
Tribute to John Riley Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, October 31, 2015
2. Tribute to John Riley Marker
Mexico, Distrito Federal. Marker is on Calle San Jacinto, on the left when traveling south. Click for map.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Saint Patrick Battalion (a few steps from this marker); Parish of San Jacinto (within shouting distance of this marker); General José Frontera (about 120 meters away, measured in a direct line); The Del Carmen Convent (approx. 0.2 kilometers away); The Dolphin House/House of the Marquess of Sierra Nevada (approx. 0.2 kilometers away); Monument to the Mexican Fallen of 1847 (approx. 4.7 kilometers away); The Defense at the Battle of Churubusco (approx. 4.8 kilometers away); Convent of Our Lady of the Angels of Churubusco (approx. 4.8 kilometers away). Click for a list of all markers in Ciudad de Mexico.
 
Categories. War, Mexican-American
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 190 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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