Gallery: Rineen Ambush

Remembering Rineen 

Rineen Memorial

Rineen Ambush: The Battle

Rineen Ambush

Ambush and 4th Battalion withdrawal postions at Drommin Hill, Rineen


Rineen Ambush #2

Ambush and 4th Battalion withdrawal postions at Drommin Hill, Rineen

Rineen Ambush #3

Ambush and 4th Battalion withdrawal postions at Drommin Hill, Rineen

Rineen Ambush: Memorial Unveiling

4th Battalion Mid. Clare Brigade – Rineen Memorial Unveiling

Rev. Dr. Rodgers, Bishop of Killaloe, inspects 4th Battalion Mid Clare Brigade guard of honour at Rineen, Co Clare at the unveiling of a memorial to the ambush. With the Bishop are Comdt. Séamus Hennessy who introduced his Lordship to members of the guard of honour and Captain Thomas Burke who was in charge of the parade of veterans.

4th Battalion Mid. Clare Brigade – Rineen Memorial Unveiling

4th Battalion Mid. Clare Brigade – Rineen Memorial Unveiling 22nd September 1957

Rev. Dr. Rogers, Bishop of Killaloe, arrives at the unveiling of the memorial to the Rineen ambush

Rineen Ambush: 1966 - 46th Anniversary 


 President Eamon de Valera arrives at Memorial

 Comdt. Séamus Hennessy and Captain Thomas Burke welcome President Eamon de Valera

Adjutant John Burke gives the oration during the commemoration listened to by President Eamon de Valera

Rineen Ambush: 1970 Anniversary

Rineen Ambush: 90th Anniversary