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Near Beenarourke in County Kerry, Munster, Ireland — Irish South-West
 

Colonel Patrick J. Quinlan

 
 
Colonel Patrick J. Quinlan Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 19, 2019
1. Colonel Patrick J. Quinlan Marker
Inscription.  

of this Parish
who commanded the
Irish UN Peace Keeping Force
in the Battle of Jadotville
in the Congo in 1961

Officially unveiled
by former Taoiseach

Enda Kenny TD
October 2017


 
Erected 2017.
 
Location. 51° 46.579′ N, 10° 10.067′ W. Marker is near Beenarourke, Munster, in County Kerry. Marker is on Ring of Kerry (National Route N70), on the left when traveling west. Marker is at the Coomakista (Com an Chiste) Pass car park and scenic overlook. Touch for map. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Com an Chiste (a few steps from this marker); Teach do laoch / Home for a hero (approx. 3 kilometers away); The Sun / An ghrian (approx. 4.8 kilometers away); Bóthar an Ime / Bóthar an Chuinsailéara (approx. 4.8 kilometers away); Dr. Thomas George Millerick 1864-1898 (approx. 5.5 kilometers away); Charlie Chaplin (approx. 5.6 kilometers away); Mick O'Dwyer (approx. 5.6 kilometers away); New Office (was approx. 6.2 kilometers away but has been reported missing. ).
 
Also see . . .
Colonel Patrick J. Quinlan Monument image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 19, 2019
2. Colonel Patrick J. Quinlan Monument

1. Pat Quinlan (Irish Army officer) at Wikipedia. (Submitted on October 7, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Former Taoiseach unveils plaque honouring Jadotville commandant (RTÉ, 2017). (Submitted on October 7, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Caherdaniel pays tribute to famous son Pat Quinlan (The Kerryman, 2017). (Submitted on October 7, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Government & PoliticsPatriots & PatriotismPeaceWars, Non-US
 
Colonel Patrick J. Quinlan Sculpture image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 19, 2019
3. Colonel Patrick J. Quinlan Sculpture
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on October 7, 2019. This page originally submitted on October 7, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 47 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 7, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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