Sacrifices of Flynn, Prendiville and Shanahan Remembered in Castleisland 

Sacrifices of Flynn, Prendiville and Shanahan Remembered in Castleisland 

Tributes were paid and wreaths laid in memory of Richard Shanahan, Castleisland; Jack Prendiville, Cordal and Jack Flynn, Gortatlea on the centenary of their deaths in a gun battle with British forces on curfew patrol in Castleisland on Sunday evening of July 10th. 1921. There were two separate but intertwining ceremonies in Castleisland on Saturday…

Evening of Remembrance of Castleisland Gun Battle of July 10th 1921

Evening of Remembrance of Castleisland Gun Battle of July 10th 1921

An evening of remembrance for the men of the locality who gave all they had, including their lives, for the cause of freedom will be held in two separate events here in Castleisland on Saturday evening, July 10th. The first is at 7pm when the Castleisland Sinn Féin Cumann will hold its annual commemoration to…