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Belfast in County Antrim, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
 

Clonard Martyrs

C Coy 2nd Battalion Belfast Brigade Oglaigh na H-Eireann (Irish Volunteers)

 

I measc laochra na ngaedheal go rabh riad/Among the heroes there were many —

 
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By William Fischer, Jr., May 13, 2019
1. Clonard Martyrs Memorial
Inscription.  
Roll of Honor

Vol. Sean Gaynor · 26th Sept. 1920
Vol. Dan Duffin · 23rd April 1921
Vol. Pat Duffin · 23rd April 1921
Vol. Seán McCartney · 8th May 1921
Vol. Gerard O'Callaghan · 31st Aug. 1942
Vol. Tom Williams · 2nd Sept. 1942
Vol. Seamus Burns · 12th Feb. 1944
Fian. Gerard McAuley · 15th Aug. 1969
Vol. Peter Blake · 27th Oct. 1970
Vol. Seamus Simpson · 11th Aug. 1971
Vol. Danny O'Neill · 7th Jan. 1972
Vol. Gerard Crossan · 9th March 1972
Vol. John Johnston · 9th March 1972
Vol. Tony Lewis · 9th March 1972
Vol. Tom McCann · 9th March 1972
Fian. Seán O'Riordan · 23rd March 1972
Vol. Joe McKenna · 17th May 1973
Vol. Martin McKenna · 23rd Oct. 1979
Vol. Liam Hannaway · 2nd Feb. 1981
Vol. Brian Dempsey · 25th June 1986
Vol. Jim McKernan · 14th Sept. 1986
Vol. Finbarr McKenna · 2nd May 1987
Vol. Dan McCann · 6th March 1988
Vol. Seán Savage · 6th March 1988
Vol.

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By William Fischer, Jr., May 13, 2019
2. Clonard Martyrs Memorial
Proinsias Mac Airt · 8th Jan. 1992

We also remember the civilians from the Clonard Area
who were killed by Crown Forces and Loyalist murder gangs


 
Erected 2001 by Greater Clonard Ex-Prisoners' Association.
 
Location. 54° 36.075′ N, 5° 57.459′ W. Marker is in Belfast, Northern Ireland, in County Antrim. Marker is on Bombay Street just east of Clonard Gardens, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Memorial is part of the Clonard Martyrs Memorial Garden (Gairdin Cuimneacain Mairtiris Cluain Ard). Marker is at or near this postal address: 46 Bombay Street, Belfast, Northern Ireland BT13 2RX, United Kingdom. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Civilians Murdered by Loyalists and British Forces During the Course of the Conflict (here, next to this marker); The People of the Greater Clonard (here, next to this marker); Vol. Tom Williams (within shouting distance of this marker); The Chronicles of a People (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Shankill Protestant Boys Flute Band (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); 36th (Ulster) Division (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); C Coy. First Battalion Ulster Volunteers (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Bobby Sands MP (approx. half a kilometer away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Belfast.
 
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Clonard Martyrs Memorial Garden image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 13, 2019
3. Clonard Martyrs Memorial Garden
Peace Wall in background

1. The Northern Ireland Conflict 1968-1998 – An Overview. (Submitted on May 30, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Clonard Martyrs Memorial Garden. (Submitted on May 30, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 1, 2019. This page originally submitted on May 30, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 75 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 30, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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