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This is located close to town on Beresford Place and is a memorial statue for James Connolly who... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
northants90
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Good statue with information about james c. So many prominent people were involved in the easter... read more

Reviewed 4 July 2018
2005-travel-lover
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Frederick, Maryland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is located close to town on Beresford Place and is a memorial statue for James Connolly who was part of the Irish Socialist movement and played a significant part in the 1916 Easter Rising for which he was executed. Interesting story and fitting memorial.

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Reviewed 22 October 2018

The memorial statue for James Connolly right by the banks of the river Liffey is really beautiful, reflecting the importance and ideals of the great socialist and patriot. Every passer-by should take some time to stop and think about what might have been had he...More

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Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

Such a key figure in Ireland attaining independence and a worthy memorial. Good information on the plaque and close to lots of other sights.

Thank Marc O
Reviewed 4 July 2018 via mobile

Good statue with information about james c. So many prominent people were involved in the easter uprising and the struggles for independence. Good to learn about them

Thank 2005-travel-lover
Reviewed 1 July 2018

The statue of James Connolly, Irish republican socialist leader, stands under the bridge at Beresford Place, in front of Dublin's Custom House. The creation of artist Eamonn O'Doherty, the statue was commissioned by the Irish Congress of Trade Unions in 1996. The bronze, life-sized statue...More

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Reviewed 3 April 2018

Dublin is one of the few places that recognized its own people and made sure to advertise them. Almost every corner has a different statue. This one is particular, and the center of the city, I think it is in the middle to divide the...More

Thank FreeJohnny
Reviewed 5 March 2018

To Ireland, you should look up the past leaders & formation regarding the government/politics of this beautiful country. This statue is a fine representation of such history. Totally worth looking for.

Thank patpatrick96
Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

Always heard about James Connolly whe in school during history lessons. We were staying in The Spencer and walking into O'Connell bridge along the River Liffey direction when we saw the statue. We forget sometimes how influential these past figures were and they are an...More

Thank shelly-ann
Reviewed 26 August 2017

The history behind this statue is unbelievable. It has taken over 100 years for James Connolly to be recognized as the hero he was.

Thank Catherine H
Reviewed 13 November 2016

We spent the morning doing some more walking. We walked back over towards the Samuel Beckett Bridge, and then along the River Liffey crossing over to the North side of the River Liffey, known as the more down to earth, less touristy side of the...More

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