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Ireland
Dublin - Baile Átha Cliath
Dublin - Baile Átha Cliath

Merrion Square Park

Joker's Chair

Memorial to Dermot Morgan (Dublin 1952 - London 1998)
Irish comedian, actor and previously a schoolteacher, who achieved international renown for his role as Father Ted Crilly in the Channel 4 sitcom Father Ted.
(Wikipedia)
Catherine Greene
Bronze Art (Dublin)
2002

Dublin - Baile Átha Cliath /  Joker's Chair   Dublin - Baile Átha Cliath /  Joker's Chair

Description

Bronze throne, inscribed "DERMOT MORGAN 1952-1998". On the are texts by his partner Fiona Clark and their son Ben and by his sons Don and Bobby:

Somewhere over the
rainbow…
I will love you always
and forever
        fiona

He was a wonderful man
A brilliant actor
And the best Dad in
the whole world
        Ben Morgan

The best is yet to come
        Don and Bobby

Inscription(s)

DERMOT MORGAN
1952-1998
writer, satirist, actor, comic

…and the rest is laughter
laughter liberating
laughter to be remembered

erected
with the generous assistance
of
rtl and dublin city council

Signature

monogram CG 2002

Sculptor

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Location (N 53°20'23" - W 6°14'56")

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