Published on May 27th, 2017 | by Ballaghaderreen & District


John Morley/Henry Byrne Memorial fund now open.

Donations are now being accepted for the Memorial and Commemorative Booklet marking the lives of Detective Garda John Morley and Garda Henry Byrne.

The local Memorial committee are aiming to erect the monument in July at the scene outside Loughglynn where the two brave officers tragically lost their lives after intercepting bank raiders. John was aged 37 and Henry was 29 years old when they were shot and killed in the line of duty.

Donations for this project can be made to the Bank of Ireland, Castlerea to the account named ‘John Morley/Henry Byrne Memorial’. The account number is 37465549, sort code 90-53-52.

For those overseas who may wish to contribute, the account IBAN is IE66BOFI90535237465549, BIC BOFIIE2D.

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