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Ireland
Dublin - Baile Átha Cliath
Dublin - Baile Átha Cliath

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

Edward Marks

1782 - 1869
Reverend Marks worked at St. Patrick's Cathedral in Dublin, Ireland for more than 32 years. He established the Infant's School there
Thomas Farrell
after 1869

Dublin - Baile Átha Cliath /  Edward Marks   Dublin - Baile Átha Cliath /  Edward Marks

Description

Marble bust.

Inscription(s)

In memory of the
REV. EDWARD MARKS, D.D.,
minor canon and dean's vicar, &c.
who laboured zealously and faithfully in
this cathedral and deanery,
upwards of 32 years.

the schools, especially the infant school
which he established,
were the first and constant object
of his fostering care.
died 7th may, 1869.
aged 77 years.
"- That I may win Christ, and be found in him;"
Philipp. III.8

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

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Location (N 53°20'22" - W 6°16'19")

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Item Code: ie090; Photograph: 13 June 2014
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