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Baltinglass in County Wicklow, Leinster, Ireland — Mid-East (and Dublin)
 

Michael Dwyer, Sam MacAllister, and the Insurrectionists

 
 
Michael Dwyer, Sam MacAllister, and the Insurrectionists Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 16, 2019
1. Michael Dwyer, Sam MacAllister, and the Insurrectionists Marker
Inscription.  

To commemorate
the
heroism and sacrifices
of
Michael Dwyer
and
his faithful comrade,
Sam MacAllister,
and also
to perpetuate the memory
of those who participated
in the
Insurrectionary Movements
of
1798, 1803, 1848 and 1867.
This monument has been
erected by the People of
Wicklow County.

God Save Ireland

[Gaelic transciption needed]


 
Erected 1904.
 
Location. 52° 56.467′ N, 6° 42.461′ W. Marker is in Baltinglass, Leinster, in County Wicklow. Marker 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 away); Kevin Gerard Barry
Michael Dwyer, Sam MacAllister, and the Insurrectionists Marker (Gaelic language) image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 16, 2019
2. Michael Dwyer, Sam MacAllister, and the Insurrectionists Marker (Gaelic language)
(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.
 
Also see . . .
1. Michael Dwyer at Wikipedia. (Submitted on June 29, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Sam McAllister’s Sacrifice, or, Greater love hath no man . . . (Submitted on June 29, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Irish Rebellions of the 1800s. (Submitted on June 29, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Patriots & PatriotismWars, Non-US
 
Michael Dwyer, Sam MacAllister, and the Insurrectionists Monument image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 16, 2019
3. Michael Dwyer, Sam MacAllister, and the Insurrectionists Monument
Michael Dwyer Statue image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 16, 2019
4. Michael Dwyer Statue
Michael Dwyer Statue Detail image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 16, 2019
5. Michael Dwyer Statue Detail
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on June 29, 2019. This page originally submitted on June 29, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 36 times since then. 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?
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