Baltinglass in County Wicklow, Leinster, Ireland — Mid-East (and Dublin)
Michael Dwyer, Sam MacAllister, and the Insurrectionists
heroism and sacrifices
his faithful comrade,
to perpetuate the memory
of those who participated
1798, 1803, 1848 and 1867.
This monument has been
erected by the People of
God Save Ireland
[Gaelic transciption needed]
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Patriots & Patriotism • Wars, Non-US.
Location. 52° 56.467′ N, 6° 42.461′ W. Marker is in Baltinglass, Leinster, in County Wicklow. Memorial is at the intersection of Main Street (Leinster Route R747) and Market Square, on the left when traveling east on Main Street. Touch for map. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Private Michael McGuinn (a few steps from this marker); Jennie Wyse Power (within shouting distance of this marker); Mainistir Bhealach Conglais / Baltinglass Abbey (approx. 0.3 kilometers Kevin Gerard Barry (approx. 6.7 kilometers away); Rathvilly (approx. 6.7 kilometers away); Doyle Family Shoeing Stone (approx. 6.7 kilometers away); The Rathvilly Rose (approx. 6.8 kilometers away); Ciorcal Cloch le Claífort Chaisleán an Ridire (approx. 7.4 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Baltinglass.
Regarding Michael Dwyer, Sam MacAllister, and the Insurrectionists. "Sam McAllister gave his life at the siege of Derrynamuck in Wicklow so that nationalist hero Michael Dwyer could escape."
Also see . . .
1. Michael Dwyer at Wikipedia. (Submitted on June 29, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Irish Rebellions of the 1800s. (Submitted on June 29, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
Credits. This page was last revised on October 9, 2020. It was originally submitted on June 29, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 63 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on June 29, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
Editor’s want-list for this marker. Transcription of the old Gaelic inscription, which is difficult to read • Can you help?