New 1916 commemorative statue to be unveiled at Drumboe

drumboe memorial

The Tír Chonaill Commemoration Committee will this evening unveil a newly commissioned statue at the Drumboe Martyrs’ commemorative site in Stranorlar marking the 100th anniversary of the 1916 rising.

A number of new murals will also be unveiled at the ceremony tonight.

The statue is a specially commissioned statue which has been produced to represent an Irish Volunteer styled in the uniform of the era of the Drumboe Martyrs.

Committee spokesoperson Jack Britton says it's a significant addition to the Drumboe site, which itself is very important to republicans..........