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Newell Collection

Museum Reg: 2016:005
Location: Display/Storage

Newell Collection: which includes a revolver, bayonets, 1916 medal and War of Independence Service medal which belonged to Michael Newell who was present at Carnmore Crossroads, Model Farm, Moyode Castle and Limepark House during Easter Week, 1916. Deported to prison in Frongoch, Wales he was released on Christmas Eve, 1916. Newell continued to be active throughout the War of Independence and Civil War. He was a member of Galway County Council from 1934 until 1955.


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