The Lonesome Death of Fr Michael Griffin: Galway's Martyred Son

Revolution in County Galway, 1918-23

Dr Conor McNamara, Historian-in-Residence, 2022

Lenaboy Castle, Salthill, headquarters of D Company of the Auxiliaries, where Fr Michael Griffin is believed to have been killed.
Memorial card for Fr Michael Griffin.
Galway Museum
The Fr Michael Griffin memorial is located close to the site where Fr Griffin's body was discovered near the village of Bearna, located west of Galway City.
The National Press were following the fate of Fr Griffin with great interest. This is how the Freeman's Journal covered the case in the days after Fr Griffin's disappearance.
The funeral of Fr Griffin was one of the largest ever held in Galway.

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