Léana An Dúin Unbowed Unbroken

The main Lenadoon mural is refreshed and more portraits and a plaque added (on the right). The dying Cú Chulainn (as portrayed in bronze by Oliver Sheppard, in a statue installed in the GPO in 1935) is used as a symbol for the locals from Lenadoon (including IRA volunteers) who fought for freedom (“saoirse”). They are listed on the scrolls to each side and in the portraits in the apex: Tony Henderson, John Finucane, Brendan O’Callaghan, Joe McDonnell, Laura Crawford, Mairéad Farrell, Patricia Black, Bridie Quinn (previously listed as Bridie O’Neill).

For the previous version (though without the three faces it initially had, of O’Callaghan, McDonnell, and Farrell) see M01934.

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Copyright © 2010 Extramural Activity
Camera Settings: f8, 1/320, ISO 100, full size 3888 x 2592

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