Plaques to those Hanged in Greenmount in 1798 and 1799

Below are memorial plaques to those 17  United Irishmen Hanged at ‘Gallows Green’ in 1798 and 1799 in the Greenmount area of  Cork City on the Southside, not far from the lough, where Gould street meets Centenary Cresent.

DSC_1064“The Gallows Green was located in this area, those whose names are listed here under were Hanged here between April 1798 and October 1799 for offences arising for their involvment with the Society of United Irishmen”

DSC_1063Patrick hynes, Araglin- John Ahern, Cloyne- John Clancy, Cloyne Richard Moreen, Cloyne- Stephen Myles, Cloyne -John Boland, Imokily, Benjamin Brennan, Imokily- Michael Garde, Imokily- William Garde, Imokliy, William Kearney, Imokily- Thomas Meagher, Half Moon St- Denis Casey, Blarney Lane- Patrick Shanahan, Ballymacoda- Robert Walsh, Ballymacoda- Walter Devereux, Wexford- Corporal Peter Reilly Royal Meath Militia, Francis Hannon, Rathcormac

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