First Rays Of Hope 1922

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  • The gentleman on the left in the army uniform is Gen. Sean MacEoin who during the War of Independence was the O/C of the Longford Brigade and led the North Longford Flying Column. A statue to the memory of MacEoin and the Flying Column was unveiled in Ballinalee, Co Longford in June, 2013 by the Taoiseach Enda Kenny.

    MickHeslin 3rd Feb 2014

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