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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.
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
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
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
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.
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
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