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Joseph Howley - Seosamh Ó hUallaigh

d. 1920
member of the Irish Volunteers
(Wikipedia)
(artist?)
1947

Oranmore - <i>Órán Mór</i> /  Joseph Howley - <i>Seosamh Ó hUallaigh</i>   Oranmore - <i>Órán Mór</i> /  Joseph Howley - <i>Seosamh Ó hUallaigh</i>

Description

Stone statue of Joe Howley in volunteer uniform, , drawing a pistol from its holster.

Inscription(s)

Ṡeosaṁ O'h-Uallaiġ
ṫóig sean- ċomrádaí
Seosaiṁ Uí h Uallaiġ
an leaċt cuimneacáin dá onóir
ba ceann-port cata Uarám Móir é
agus ṫusg sé a ċuid óglaċ
amac i 1916
Ṁarḃuiġ gníoṁairí an Riaġaltais
Gallda é ag an g-Cloic leaṫan
Aṫ Cleat Mí na Nodlag 1920

COMMDt JOSEPH HOWLEY.
He led his Volunteers
in Easter Week 1916
& was murdered by English agents
at the Broadstone Dublin 1920

Erected in 1947
by his Old Comrades of
1916-1920

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 53°16'7" W 8°55'44"

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