Recent Acquisitions

Martin Devitt Plaque

This plaque was presented to Dr Patrick Hillery, upon the opening of the Martin Devitt Monument, 11 April 1999.

Devitt was Vice O\C of the Mid-Clare IRA when he was killed in action by the RIC in February 1920, during the War of Independence.

Dr Hillery retired from politics upon the expiry of his second term as President of Ireland in 1990.

War of Independence, Memoirs of Andrew O'Donoghue

Ref: 2002.61

Death and Burial Collection
Dr. Patrick Hillery Collection

Martin Devitt Plaque (2002.61)