Derry-Londonderry in County Londonderry, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
Seán Keenan / Ó Cianáin
Seán Keenan 1914 - 1993
Volunteer. Óglaigh na h-Éireann
Derry Citizens' Defence Association
Republican Sinn Fein
Fluent Irish Speaker
and active G.A.A. Supporter
He spent 15 years interned without trial
His life-long struggle against oppression
and for the All-Ireland Republic
continues to inspire his people
His wife Nancy died 1st October 1970
Also his son Colm
Died in active service on 14th March 1972
Ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam dilis
I nDil-Chuimhne Bhródúil
Seán Ó Cianáin
Laoch mór mhuintir Dhoire Colmchille,
d'eag Márta 3, 1993
agus crann-taca Chumann Lúthchleas Gael;
a bhean Nancy, Cumann na mBan,
d'éag Nollaig 1, 1970
agus a mhac Colm, Óglaigh na h-Éireann,
a maraíodh ag fórsaí Shasana
agus Doire Saor á chosaint aige
Márta 14, 1972.
Chaith siad a saoil ar son a muintire
agus Poblacht 1916 mar chuspóir aca
Suaimhneas síorai dóibh.
Location. 54° 59.73′ N, 7° 19.562′ W. Marker is in Derry-Londonderry, Northern Ireland, in County Londonderry Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Derry-Londonderry, Northern Ireland BT48 6AQ, United Kingdom.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Free Derry Corner (within shouting distance of this marker); The Petrol Bomber (within shouting distance of this marker); Walker Memorial Pillar (within shouting distance of this marker); Bernadette (within shouting distance of this marker); Royal Bastion (within shouting distance of this marker); IRA Volunteers Honor Roll (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); H Block Hunger Strike Memorial (about 90 meters away); The Peace Process (about 90 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Derry-Londonderry.
Also see . . . Seán Keenan Monument Unveiled. (Submitted on January 10, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 10, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 398 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on January 10, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.