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Tom Barry - Tomás de Barra

Killorglin, Co. Kerry 1897 - Cork 1980
one of the most prominent guerrilla leaders in the Irish Republican Army during the Irish War of Independence
(Wikipedia)
Seamus Murphy
1930s (recast 2008)

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Description

Bronze bust.

Inscription(s)

GENERAL
TOM BARRY
1897 - 1980
column
commander
3rd west cork
brigade

Óglaigh na hÉireann

Tomás de Barra
1897-1980

Signature

seamus murphy r.h.a.

Annotation

Unveiled 29 November 2008 by Cathal McSwiney Brugha, a grandson of Terence McSwiney, Lord Mayor of Cork, who died on hunger strike in Brixton Prison in 1921.

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Locatie (N 51°53'46" - W 8°29'38")

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