Tubberpatrick Cemetery

Ballinamuck , Co. Longford

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Tubberpatrick Cemetery in Ballinamuck, Co. Longford.

The old cemetery at Tubberpatrick contains memorials to General Blake and Irish Officer in the French Army, who was executed by the British after the battle of Ballinamuck and later buried there. Gunner Magee is also commemorated.

The grave marker for General Blake reads "Here lies the body of General George Blake Commander-in-Chief of the Irish insurgent battalions that joined the French Expeditionary Army in an effort to liberate Ireland in the year 1798. He was executed by the English on 10th Sept 1798 after the Battle of Ballinamuck. RIP"

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