Statues - Hither & Thither

Ireland
Dublin - Baile Átha Cliath
Dublin - Baile Átha Cliath

St. Patrick's Close  
(St. Patrick's Cathedral - North Aisle)

Gerald Fitzgibbon

Dublin 1837 - Howth 1909
Solicitor-General for Ireland from 1877 to 1878 and Lord Justice of Appeal
(Wikisource).
Albert Bruce-Joy
1910s

Dublin - <i>Baile Átha Cliath</i> /  Gerald Fitzgibbon   Dublin - <i>Baile Átha Cliath</i> /  Gerald Fitzgibbon

Description

Marble statue of Fitzgibbon in judicial robes.

Inscription(s)

the right hon. gerald fitzgibbon
p.c. ll.d.
lord justice of appeal
chancellor of the united dioceses of dublin
glendalough and kildare
member of the general synod of the church
or ireland from 1874 to 1909
born 1837 — died 1909

Statues in St. Patrick's Cathedral

"More than any other building in Ireland, Dublin's St. Patrick's Cathedral embodies the history and heritage of a nation and its people, from earliest times to the present day."
There are about 200 monuments in St Patrick's Cathedral, comprising everything from the big architectural monuments through brasses, marble statues, marble on the walls, and stained glass. On this website, we include the statues, busts and relief portraits.

Dublin - Baile Átha Cliath / Statues in St. Patrick's Cathedral

Statues:

  1. Henry Richard Dawson (1792-1840), dean of St. Patrick's Cathedral.
  2. Gerald Fitzgibbon (1837-1909), dean of St. Patrick's Cathedral.
  3. The Marquess of Buckingham (1804-1876), grand master of the Knights of St. Patrick.
  4. James Whiteside (1804-1876), lawyer.
  5. John McNeill Boyd (1812-1861), sea captain.
  6. George Ogle (1742 - 1814), politician.
Busts:
  1. Edward Marks (1782-1869), minor canon.
  2. William Lecky (1838-1903), historian.
  3. Erskine Childers (1905-1974), president.
  4. Jonathan Swift (1667-1745), satirist.

Dublin - Baile Átha Cliath / Statues in St. Patrick's Cathedral

Relief portraits

  1. Turlough O'Carolan (1670 - 1738), harper, composer and singer.
  2. Conolly Norman (1853 - 1908), physician.
  3. James Cooksey Culwick (1845 - 1907), musician.
  4. Douglas Hyde (1860 - 1949), scholar of the Irish language.
  5. Caesar Litton Falkiner (1863 - 1908), lawyer.

Dublin - Baile Átha Cliath / St. Patrick's Cathedral

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 53°20'22" W 6°16'18"

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