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Thomas Traynor Memorial

Tullow 1881 - Dublin 1921
member of the Irish Republican Army (IRA) hanged in Mountjoy Prison during the Irish War of Independence
(Wikipedia)
(artist?)
1965

Tullow - <i>An Tulach</i> /  Thomas Traynor Memorial   Tullow - <i>An Tulach</i> /  Thomas Traynor Memorial

Description

Stone statue of Traynor, standing on a rock, with the inscription HE VOLUNTEERED WHEN DUTY CALLED and the dates 1916 - 1921.

Inscription(s)

[Irish text]

Erected To the Memory of
Volunteer Thomas Traynor
born in Cannon's Quarter Tullow 1882
member of boland's mill garrison
Easter Week 1916
attached to 'b.' Cov. 3rd Batt. Dublin brigade
I.R.A.

captured in action in brunswiick st (pearse st)
14th march
and
Executed 25th april 1921
In Mountloy Gaol

Ag Criost an fomhar

Frank Traynor
Travelled from U.S.A.
to unveil this Memorial
to the memory of his late father
Thomas Traynor
on the 15th august 1965

Thomas Traynor Memorial Committee.
Sean Monahan P.C., Chairman
William O'Connor, Hon. Secretary.
Seamus Kavanagh, Hon. Treasurer.
Laurence Muroht, Assist. Treasurer.
Denis Nolan, Assist. Secretary.
Frank Mallin, Henry Hickey, M.C.C.
Joseph Doorley, James Mc Grath
Patrick Dawson, Thomas Nolan,
Peter Rooney, Patrick Byrne,
John Browne, Michael Kenny,
Patrick Hickey, Joseph O'Meara,
James Roche

Annotation

Unveiled in 1965 by Traynor's eldest son Frank Traynor who travelled from the US for the occasion.

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 52°48'15" W 6°43'57"

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