John Devoy statue unveiled in his native Kildare

The long awaited statue of John Devoy was recently unveiled in Naas, County Kildare. Pictured (l-r) after the unveiling were Garrett Doyle, President of the United Irish Counties Association New York, and originally from Kill, Co. Kildare; Peter Carey, Kildare County Executive; Kildare Mayor Brendan Weld; U.S. Ambassador to Ireland, Kevin F. O’Malley; Mike Flood of the Kildare Association of New York who is originally from Kilmeade, Co. Kildare, and Marian Higgins, Acting County Kildare Librarian. The statue can be viewed at Poplar Square, Naas. Photo by Tony Keane.

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