West Cork History

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Hybrid Military/Religious Monument to Michael McLean, Lowertown, Schull. West Cork, (I ndíl-chuimhne ar Mhiceál MacLeáin, Oifigeach in arm na poblachta, a maráiodh le Gaill ar an 8ú Nolliag 1920 ar Dheis Dé go raibh a anam

Michael McLean, Officer in the Army of the Republic, Killed by Foreigners, on the 8th December 1920. May his soul be at the right hand of God.

This is most unusual monument combing a military monument with a Marian Statue

1841 Election West Carbery:

John McClean Towrmore (Toormore, Schull) Skibbereen 1837 £20 1 1 One of the McLeans from Lowertown, Schull killed in an engagement wit Crown forces War of Independence 1920

http://www.bureauofmilitaryhistory.ie/bmhsearch/search.jsp?pager.offset=1200&querystr=michael%20spain%20four%20courts

https://www.academia.edu/14217779/Final_20_July_2015_Cork_deaths_War_of_Independence_and_Civil_War_1916-1923

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