Rory Gallagher Statue
Rory Gallagher Statue
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SidSidow
Omaha, NE1,919 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2023 • Solo
Been here many times!!!!!!
Great for fan of this wonderful man/music!!!

Do your best to attend the Rory Festival in spring of any year!
Four days of street bands, big top bands and friendly fun people!!!
Written 4 January 2024
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Geoff Horn
7 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2023
What a lovely town, didn't know until we got there it is Ireland's oldest town. Great vibe to it and if you know who Rory Gallagher is you cannot afford to missout on a visit. Loads of Rory memorabilia to look at and the locals are really friendly, we only had an hour or so there so didn't see much but the atmosphere and vibe are great
Written 27 August 2023
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georgelow1
Inverbervie, UK18 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2022
The 4 day Roryfest 2022 was my 11th visit to this tremendous celebration of rock / blues music in general and Rory Gallagher in particular. There is live music from early afternoon until we’ll after midnight in a variety of locations such as the local pubs from 10.30pm for free , the huge marquee from around 7.30pm at €30 per night and Rory Gallagher Place and Ballyshannon Square ( also free ) . Around 10,000 music fanatics attend this wonderful festival despite the fact that it is tricky to get to and hotel accommodation is at a premium. Generally people stay at nearby Bundoran and there are shuttle buses to and from there to Ballyshannon. There is also a camp site in Ballyshannon for the more hardy visitors but it is a very special place for Rory fans !
Written 10 July 2022
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john m
Northern Ireland, UK362 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2022
A lively sculpture that captures Rory perfectly. If you like blues music, you'll be familiar with the much-missed Ballyshannon man.

Rory was the only performer who would play Belfast at the height of the troubles - he sold out the Ulster Hall when he did - and I'll always love him for that.
He'd be proud that he's remembered in this way.
Written 8 June 2022
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Harry A
Stonehaven, UK80 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2019 • Couples
Situated yards from Dorrians Imperial Hotel, Ballyshannon, the oldest town in Ireland. The statue is of the famous rock musician who was born in this small town in Donegal.
Written 11 January 2020
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Robert W
Cavan, Ireland370 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2019
Knew him slightly as he started his career and love his music to bits! Had to stop and say hello. Took photos of other visitors and they then our photo with the great man!
Written 18 November 2019
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Attygirl2013
Belfast, UK94 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2019
A great musician, known thoughout the world and Ballyshannon is his hometown, so a fitting place to have this statue in such a prominent place
Written 9 November 2019
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GlasgowWinenut
Glasgow, UK2,682 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2019
Hubby a hug fan so when in Donegal we had to come to take a picture with one of his idols statues. In Ballyshannon the oldest town ample parking at the bus station and a stroll round the corner.
Written 6 October 2019
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lizzie4916
Cavan, Ireland522 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2019 • Couples
This statue is a very good likeness to the man himself. When we visited there were 5 French visitors there taking g photos.
The area around is very well kept and clean .
Written 15 September 2019
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Bronagh H
Newry, UK55 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2019
A great tourist attraction in Ballyshannon. Popoular for getting your photo taken with the great man
Written 14 August 2019
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