Catholic Parish - Dioceses of Cork and Ross, County Cork - Ireland

Photo No 30



2007 Archive Photo No. 30

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Gurtroe plaque
This plaque was unveiled at the entrance to the Buttimer farmhouse. The inscription tells the story.
Background on the Kilmichael Ambush is available in the History Section of this site

The memorial is located by the gateway to the Buttimer farmhouse

Michael McCarthy, nephew of Volunteer Michael McCarthy, speaking at the ceremony

A section the large crowd which attended.

Peggy O'Callaghan, Ne Buttimer, laying a wreath at her childhood home

The ceremony took place on Sunday August 12th, 2007