PIRA, Fallen Volunteers from the Greater Lenadoon Area



Address: Roddy McCorley's Club, Glen Road, Andersonstown.
Commemorating: Fallen Volunteers, Oglaigh na hEireann, deceased Republicans and civilian casualties from the Greater Lenadoon area.
Commissioned by: Money raising from local Republicans since 1994.
Date unveiled: 06 May 2000
Notes: Memorial unveiled by Sinn Féin president Gerry Adams.

Stone statue of Cuchulainn, holding a shield in his left hand and a sword in his right hand, tied to a tree trunk with a raven on his right shoulder. Stone base reads: front – “I ndil chuimhne ar na mna agus ar na fir uilig a thug a mbeatha ar shon saoirse na hEireann Tony Henderson 4.4.71 Tony Jordan 28.6.72 John Finucane 28.6.72 Laura Crawford 1.12.75 Brendan O’Callaghan 23.4.77 Joe McDonnell 8.7.81 Mairead Farrell 6.3.88 Bridie Quinn 8.12.88 Patricia Black 15.11.91″. Right side – “The people of Greater Lenadoon remember those who have died in the struggle for Irish freedom”. Left side features a portrait of Wolfe Tone. On the wall behind the monument, black granite plaque reads: “Unbowed – Unbroken A tribute to the Volunteers of Oglaigh na h-Eireann from the Greater Lenadoon area Belfast Brigade I.R.A. 1969-2000 Beirigi Bua This monument was unveiled by Sinn Fein president Gerry Adams M.P. for West Belfast 6th May 2000″. Plaque features an emblem of a Celtic cross, a shield, a harp, spears, an Irish tricolour and a Fianna Eireann flag with the caption “Leana an Dunn Beidh siad in ar gcuimhne choiche”.