In a moving and emotional ceremony, the memorial to Garda Henry Byrne and Detective Garda John Morley was unveiled at Shannon’s Cross today and the communities of Lisacul and Loughglynn turned out to honour them.
The dedication ceremony for the memorial Henry Byrne and John Morley will be held on Friday 28th July at 3pm at Shannon’s Cross in Aghaderry, Loughglynn, Co. Roscommon*. As there will be a lot of people coming – from near and far – please follow the instructions of the stewards about parking. * where the L1229 crosses …
Thirty seven years ago today, Detective John Morley and Garda Henry Byrne were killed in the line of duty when they intercepted a gang fleeing from a bank robbery in Ballaghaderreen. This summer, the community of Loughglynn, with assistance from Lisacul’s CE scheme, are building a monument to these brave men.