Newry co Down witnessed incredible scenes on Saturday afternoon as ‘the man who made Celtic’, William Patrick Maley, was immortalised in brass and stone in his Irish hometown.
Thousands of fans turned up to witness the statue unveiling, led by local Republican flute bands. Speeches were delivered by guests and former players revealed the statue.
No pyro no party, at the unveiling of the Willie Maley statue in Newry today 🍀🍀🇮🇪🇮🇪 pic.twitter.com/IpEGfWglSM
— Barry Duck Rodgers (@westbankbhoy) April 15, 2023
What a fantastic monument to possibly the greatest and most influential Celt.