Monument with at the front a marble sculpture depicting the Maid of Eire handing on the 'Torch of Freedom from the dying volunteers, to the youth of the Nation'. Below this a marble relief showing a shield with the coats of arms of the four Irish provinces.
DOṀNAĊ CÁSCA 1955
dífialaḋ an cuiṁneaċán go
Le n-a oirearcas
SEÁN T. Ó CEALLAIĠ
uaċtarán na héireann
On the other side is a plaque with a list of 17 names and the text:
tógadh an lia so i ndil-cuimne ar na laocra
ó iarthar luimní a thuit i gcogadh na saoirse
The memorial was unveiled by the President of Ireland, Sean T. O'Ceallaigh on Easter Sunday, 10th April 1955.
War memorial - list of names
We have photos of the list(s) of fallen on this memorial. Contact us if you want to see these lists. (contact form)
- Patrick J. Sheahan (no information).
Sources & Information
Location (N 52°26'58" - W 9°3'32")
Item Code: ie246; Photograph: 18 June 2014
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