Graves and Monuments

The grave of Myles Byrne of Monaseed (1780-1862) at Montmartre in Paris. Byrne was a hero of the 1798 and 1803 Rebellions. He rose to the rank of Chef de Batallion in Napoleon’s Irish Regiment and Brigidier General in the French Army.

Statue of Billy Byrne in Market Square, Wicklow Town. Unveiled in 1900. Billy Byrne was a local leader of the 1798 Rebellion. He was a younger brother to Garrett IV of Ballymanus. He was tried and executed in Wiklow town for his part in the Rebellion.

Monument to Fiach Mac Hugh O’Byrne in Glenmalure the site of his famous battle against the English and Lord Grey in 1580.

Photo courtesy of Charles Artaud Byrne.

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