Statues - Hither & Thither

Ireland
Loughrea - Baile Locha Riach
Galway - Gaillimh

Athenry Road / Mount Carmel Crescent

Patsy Touhey and the brothers Broderick

Patrick J. Touhey
(Loughrea 1865 - New York 1923)
player of the uilleann pipes
Peter Broderick (Loughrea 1917-1986)
Vincent Broderick (Loughrea 1920 - Dublin 2008), flute player
(Wikipedia)
James Mac Carthy & Séamus Connolly
1986-2001

Loughrea - Baile Locha Riach /  Patsy Touhey and the brothers Broderick   Loughrea - Baile Locha Riach /  Patsy Touhey and the brothers Broderick

Description

Bronze statue of Patsy Toohey sitting on a a limestone block. This statue is sculpted by James Mac Carthy.
On the wall behind the statue are three plaques with portraits of Vincent and Peter Broderick, and Patsy Toohey, sculpted by Jim Connolly.

Loughrea - Baile Locha Riach / Patsy Touhey and the brothers Broderick Loughrea - Baile Locha Riach / Patsy Touhey and the brothers Broderick Loughrea - Baile Locha Riach / Patsy Touhey and the brothers Broderick

Peter Broderick 1917 - 1986
Loughrea
All-Ireland Champion 1955

Musician and Storyteller Supreme

VINCENT BRODERICK
Born: Bullaun, Loughrea, Co. Galway, 1920
Composer And Musician - Concert Flute.
All - Ireland Fleadh Cheoll Winner
Oireachtas Gold Medalist

PATSY TOUHEY
Celebrated Irish-American Uilleann Piper
Born Loughrea 1865 - Died New York 1923

Signature

The three plaques are signed:
(P. Broderick and P. Touhey) jim connolly 1988
(V. Broderick) Jim Connolly 2001

Loughrea - Baile Locha Riach / Patsy Touhey and the brothers Broderick

Sculptors

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Location (N 53°12'0" - W 8°34'27")

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