Name of memorial: Inventory No. 478 Bruff Memorial

Place: Bruff

Address and map reference: Junction of Fairgreen (R516) and Main Street (R512), Bruff, Co. Limerick. Map reference: R 628 363

Position: At roadside, near Catholic Church.

Description and dimensions: Life-size statue of an Irish Volunteer mounted on a plinth. Inscription in Irish on the front and in English on a plaque set into the ground in front of the plinth. The side and read faces of the plinth bear the dates of various rebellions. Height: 550cms, width: 250cms

Recorded by:  Michael Dolan, February, 2008.

Text on plinth:

Òglaij na h-Èireann
Tògad an leaxt so i n’Dil-Xuivne Vòryac
Seàn de Wàll, Brùj na nDèise, ceann brìogàide oirkir
Luimnige D’Arm Poblaxt na h-Eireann, a làvaxay
i gcat le Gallaiw ag Àt-Na-Cairte 6 – 5 – 1921
Màirtìn Ò Conwuiye, leas-xeann an 3ad cata de’n briogàid
Seàn Ò Caoinleàin, leftenant, complaxt na Gràinsije
Èamonn Ò maolyòvnaij, òglax, complaxt na Gràinsije
Dovnall Ò Sìokxàin, oglax, complaxt na Gràinsije, agus,
Annraoi Uada, òglax, complaxt Baile an |aoikij
Cùigear a Làvaxay ag troid dòib in ajaid na nGall
ag Cakair-Jiolla-Vòir  27 – 12 – 1920
agus fòs
Ar gac òglax de briogàid oirkir Luimnije agus gax
òglac eile a kroid ar son Qoblaxt na h-Eireann.
Cosain do Zaoirse a Èire
Tògay  1952

Other faces
1690 – 91
1798 – 1803

Text on plaque in front of monument:

Òglaij na hÈireann
This Monument Was Erected in Memory Of
Brigadier Sean Wall, Bruff, Officer commanding
East Limerick Brigade, Irish Republican Army
Who Was Killed In Action Against The Enemy
At Annacarty, co. Tipperary, 6th May, 1921,
Martin Conway  Capt. 2.I.C. 3rd Battalion,
John Quinlan, Company Lieutenant, Grange Coy.,
Eamonn Moloney  Volunteer  Grange Coy.,
Daniel Sheehan  Volunteer  Grange Coy.,
Henry Wade,  Volunteer  Ballyneety Coy.,
The Five Were Killed in Action Against Enemy
Forces At Caherguillamore 27th December 1920
Each Volunteer  Of The East Limerick Brigade
And Every Other Volunteer  Who Fought
For The Irish Republic
Cosain do Zhaoirse a Èire
Ireland Defend Your Freedom