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Michael O'Brien

Birth
Ballymacoda, County Cork, Ireland
Death
23 Nov 1867 (aged 29–30)
Manchester, Metropolitan Borough of Manchester, Greater Manchester, England
Burial
Ladysbridge, County Cork, Ireland
Memorial ID
142886640 View Source

Irish Nationalist and member of the Irish Republican Brotherhood. Executed for the murder of a police sergeant during the Manchester Outrages. Michael O'Brien, William Philip Allen and Michael Larkin were hanged at the New Bailey Prison in Salford, and buried in quicklime in its graveyard. They were known as the Manchester Martyrs. When the New Bailey Prison closed in 1868 and the bodies of Michael O'Brien, William Philip Allen and Michael Larkin were transferred to Strangeways Prison Cemetery. Then in 1991 their remains were cremated and reinterred in Blackley Cemetery located in Manchester, England.

Irish Nationalist and member of the Irish Republican Brotherhood. Executed for the murder of a police sergeant during the Manchester Outrages. Michael O'Brien, William Philip Allen and Michael Larkin were hanged at the New Bailey Prison in Salford, and buried in quicklime in its graveyard. They were known as the Manchester Martyrs. When the New Bailey Prison closed in 1868 and the bodies of Michael O'Brien, William Philip Allen and Michael Larkin were transferred to Strangeways Prison Cemetery. Then in 1991 their remains were cremated and reinterred in Blackley Cemetery located in Manchester, England.


Inscription

O'Brien
Larkin Allen

Tógad ar leact go
igcuimre ar Miceal O Briain
ó droicead na sguab
ar a beirt eomradaí
Liam Oh Allmain Micéal Ó Lorcáin
triúr fear cródha
a cuiread cun bais
ar son na hÉireana
ar an 23ad LáDe Mí Na Samna 1867.

Ar Deis Dé Go Raib a n-anamnrca.
A Dia Saor Éire.

(On the Other Side)
Cuimnigmís leis ar
na daoine seo
a tuit ag troid ar
son na cúise céadna. i.
PADRAIG Ó MUIRGÉASA AR 9-4-20.
RISTEÁRD Ó HÉIGEARTAIG AR 20-2-21.
LIAM DE H-ÓR AR 8-4-21.
LIAM MAC CUILIG AR 25-10-22.

Ar Deis Dé Go Raib A N-Anamraca
A Dia Saor Éire.

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