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Thomas Davis

Mallow, Co. Cork, 1814 - Dublin 1845
revolutionary Irish writer who was the chief organiser and poet of the Young Ireland movement.
(Wikipedia)
Edward Delaney
1966

Dublin - Baile Átha Cliath /  Thomas Davis   Dublin - Baile Átha Cliath /  Thomas Davis

Description

Bronze statue of Davis, and a fountain in front of it. The fountain epicts trumpeting Heralds of the Four Provinces proclaiming one of Davis's best-known poems A Nation Again. The surrounding tablets illustrate harrowing scenes from the Great Famine of the 1840s.

Dublin - Baile Átha Cliath / Thomas Davis Dublin - Baile Átha Cliath / Thomas Davis Dublin - Baile Átha Cliath / Thomas Davis
Dublin - Baile Átha Cliath / Thomas Davis Dublin - Baile Átha Cliath / Thomas Davis Dublin - Baile Átha Cliath / Thomas Davis

Inscription(s)

tomás
dáibhis
1814-1845

Information Sign

There is a text stone in the pavement, but the Irish text is unreadable, apart from Davis' name.

Dublin - Baile Átha Cliath / Thomas Davis Dublin - Baile Átha Cliath / Thomas Davis Dublin - Baile Átha Cliath / Thomas Davis

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

  • Davis, Thomas
  • Delaney, Edward
  • Famine (Great Irish)
  • Fountain
  • Herald
  • Revolutionary/Patriot
  • Statue
  • Writer / poet
  • Locatie (N 53°20'39" - W 6°15'38")

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