The unveiling of the memorial to Liam Mellows in Athenry, April 1966

1622297_10152365719435739_1203632485_oCourtesy of the Athenry Historical Society

The unveiling of the memorial to Fianna patriot Liam Mellows at the ‘Old Boy School’ in Athenry in Galway on Monday 11th April 1966.

Included in the photograph are Galway veterans of Cumman na mBan and the Irish Volunteers. A representative of the Mellows family was also in attendance.

1978603_10152365722245739_1409671013_nA version of the photograph with names which appeared in the Connacht Tribune on Saturday 16th April 1966.

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