Below the various monuments and plaques to The Kents , Michael Fitzgerald and James B. Maye.
“1916 To the memory of the Kent Family who nobly defended the Irish Republic against the English army of occupation at Bawnard House Castlelyons on the 2nd May(Easter Rising) 1916 Go dtuga dia suaimhneas síoraí dóibh Erected by the Kent memorial committee USA this memorial shall not be unveiled until Ireland is completely free”
The memorial to James B Maye in Castlelyons
“….who for the last 20 years of his life took a leading part in many a hard fought and stubborn battle….”
Half a mile from Castlelyons, in Bride Bridge is the 1916 – 1966 monument outside the local Church