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Ballinlough in County Roscommon, Connacht, Ireland — Irish West
 

Glynn - Glavey - Keane Memorial

 
 
Clynn - Clavey - Keane Memorial image. Click for full size.
September 23, 2009
1. Clynn - Clavey - Keane Memorial
Inscription.
This memorial was erected to
commemorate the memory of

Comdt. Patrick Glynn
Lieut. Michael Glavey
Vol. Michael Keane


who gave their lives for
the cause of freedom
during an attack on
Ballinlough R.I.C. Barracks
on Sept. 14th 1920.
—————
“They rose in dark and evil days
to free our native land
They started here a living flame
that nothing can withstand”

Tógadh an leacht cuimhneacháin seo
i mbuan chuimhne ar an dtriur seo

An Ceannfort Pádraigh Ó Gloinn
An Liefteanant Micheal Mac Flaithimh
An Tóglach Micheal Ó Catháin


A thug a n-anam ar son saoirse na h-Éireann
i bhfógha ar bheairic C.R.É. i mBhaile an locha
ar an 14ú Lá Meán Fómhair 1920

 
Erected by Public Subscription and American Assistance.
 
Location. 53° 44.502′ N, 8° 38.101′ W. Marker is in Ballinlough, Connacht, in County Roscommon. Marker is at the intersection of Wallace Court (National Road 60) and the Williamstown/Tuam Road, on the left when traveling west on Wallace Court. Touch for map.
 
Also see . . .
1. September 1920. (Submitted on February 21, 2010.)
Clynn - Clavey - Keane Memorial image. Click for full size.
September 23, 2009
2. Clynn - Clavey - Keane Memorial

2. Michael Glavey. (Submitted on February 21, 2010.)
3. Josie Cullen, a survivor of the raid. (Submitted on February 21, 2010.)
 
Categories. 20th CenturyHeroesMilitaryNotable EventsPatriots & Patriotism
 
Clynn - Clavey - Keane Memorial (Gaelic) image. Click for full size.
September 23, 2009
3. Clynn - Clavey - Keane Memorial (Gaelic)
Glynn - Glavey - Keane Memorial Relief image. Click for full size.
September 23, 2009
4. Glynn - Glavey - Keane Memorial Relief
Glynn - Glavey - Keane Memorial image. Click for full size.
September 23, 2009
5. Glynn - Glavey - Keane Memorial
Glynn - Glavey - Keane Memorial image. Click for full size.
September 23, 2009
6. Glynn - Glavey - Keane Memorial
Looking east along N60.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 21, 2010. This page has been viewed 1,381 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on February 21, 2010.
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