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Fine Memorial

Lovely memorial statue to Wexford man John Barry who rose in rank in the American Navy to senior... read more

Reviewed 10 August 2018
Dublin, Ireland
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A fine memorial to a local man

The John Barry memorial is a statue in the crescent quay of Wexford harbour. It is a fine memorial... read more

Reviewed 25 April 2018
John A
Belfast, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

This is apparently the father of the United States Navy. Something I didn't know, but at least two bartenders gave me curious looks when I didn't know who he was. There is also a very nice little traditional pub named after him about two blocks...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

Lovely memorial statue to Wexford man John Barry who rose in rank in the American Navy to senior commander of it's entire fleet, playing an integral part in the US War of Independence. He stands looking out to sea on Crescent Quay in full navy...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 25 April 2018

The John Barry memorial is a statue in the crescent quay of Wexford harbour. It is a fine memorial to a local Wexford man who, as a boy, was brought to America by his immigrant parents. During the Revolutionary War of Independence he became commodore...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 27 June 2017

Interesting to have a monument to one of the fathers of the American Navy (J. P. Jones was the other) in Wexford Ireland. However, Commodore Barry was born in Wexford and so the connection. He looks out towards the river and the sea. Looking for...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

The John Barry monument is a fine memorial to John Barry. It is in a nice location in the town on Cresent Quay. It's nice to sit there with a. Coffee.

Date of experience: February 2017
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Reviewed 27 September 2016

However incorporated with a walk of the town, whilst doing the heritage trail, this monument to John Barry, is one of many sites to be visited. Barry was born in County Wexford, and is often referred to as the father of the American Navy. He...More

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed 7 May 2015

I took a pic of this statue from the back, not only because it would have been madness to attempt to cross the road at peak traffic time, but also because it has been erected with John Barry facing the river Slaney, and ultimately, the...More

Date of experience: April 2015
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Reviewed 22 April 2012

this has been place in a nice place. the area is keep clean and the monument is well kept

Date of experience: April 2012
Thank linda l
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