Statues - Hither & Thither

Ireland
Dublin - Baile Átha Cliath
Dublin - Baile Átha Cliath

St. Stephen's Green

Constance Markievicz

Constance Georgine Markievicz, Countess Markievicz (née Gore-Booth)
London 1868 - Dublin 1927
Irish Sinn Féin and Fianna Fáil politician, revolutionary nationalist, suffragette and socialist; the first women in the world to hold a cabinet position (Minister for Labour, 1919-1922)
(Wikipedia)
Seamus Murphy
1954 (1932)

Dublin - Baile Átha Cliath /  Constance Markievicz   Dublin - Baile Átha Cliath /  Constance Markievicz

Description

Bronze bust.

Inscription(s)

CONSTANCE
MARKIEVICZ

major
irish citizen army
1916
Bean chósa a
throid ar son
na hÉireann i
1916
a valliant woman
who fought for
ireland in 1916

Signature

seamus murphy r.h.a. | 1954

Annotation

This 1954 bronze bust by Seamus Murphy, replaces an earlier work which was inexplicably damaged.

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location (N 53°20'16" - W 6°15'32")

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