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Skibbereen - An Sciobairín
Cork - Corcaigh

The Square

The Maid of Erin

John F. Davis
1904

Skibbereen - An Sciobairín /  The Maid of Erin   Skibbereen - An Sciobairín /  The Maid of Erin

Description

Stone statue of the 'Maid of Erin'

Inscription(s)

1798


Cumaim na nÉireannaċ n Óg
Sgibirín
do ċuir l n Áirde
l n-Onóir dor
na Tírgrádóiríḃ
do ṫrois agus fuair bár
ar son
Éireann

1867


Ó Donnaḃáin na Ruire
do ḋem an
cuiṁin-leaċta ro
do noċtaḋ
Saṁam 27ad 1904
Go Slámnġid dia Éire

1803


erected by the
Young Ireland Society
Skibbereen
in honour of the
Patriots
who Fought and died
for
Ireland

1904

1848


"Start not
      Irish born man!
If you're to
      Ireland true,
We heed not race,
      nor creed, nor clan-
We've hearts
      and hands for you

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Signature

j.f. davis | sculptor | cork 1904

Skibbereen - An Sciobairín / The Maid of Erin

Sculptor

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Location (N 51°32'57" - W 9°15'56")

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