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Ireland
Rathvilly - Ráth Bhile
Carlow - Ceatharlach

The Green

Kevin Barry - Caoimhín de Barra

Dublin 1902 - Dublin 1920
the first Irish republican to be executed by the British since the leaders of the Easter Rising
(Wikipedia)
Desmond Broe
1958

Rathvilly - Ráth Bhile /  Kevin Barry - <i>Caoimhín de Barra</i>   Rathvilly - Ráth Bhile /  Kevin Barry - <i>Caoimhín de Barra</i>

Description

Column with a relief portrait.

Inscription(s)

KEVIN GERARD BARRY
h. company
1st. batt. dublin brigade
I.R.A.
of tombeagh in the parish of
rathvilly
born in dublin 20th january
1902
taken in action against
british troops 20th september
1920
hanged in mountjoy jail
1st november 1920
aged 18 years

may he rest in peace
with all who died for
IRELAND


KEVIN
BARRY

Irish texts on the other sides.

Annotation

The memorial was unveiled in 1958 by Mrs Kathleen Clarke, the widow of 1916 leader Tom Clarke.

Rathvilly - Ráth Bhile / Kevin Barry - Caoimhín de Barra

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location (N 52°52'52" - W 6°41'44")

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