Statues - Hither & Thither

Ireland
Bandon - Droichead na Bandan
Cork - Corcaigh

Kilbrogan Hill / Emmet Row

John C. Lordan - Seán C. Ó Lordáin

Murragh, Co. Cork 1876 - in or after 1937
American long-distance runner who won the 1903 Boston Marathon and competed in the marathon at the 1904 Summer Olympics in St. Louis, Missouri.
(Wikipedia)
Eamonn Casey Memorials
2000

Bandon - <i>Droichead na Bandan</i> /  John C. Lordan - <i>Seán C. Ó Lordáin</i>   Bandon - <i>Droichead na Bandan</i> /  John C. Lordan - <i>Seán C. Ó Lordáin</i>

Description

Stele with a relief of a runner and text, English on one side, Gaelic on the other.

Inscription(s)

seán c ó lordáin
baile langley droichead na banndan
A bhuaigh an Marathon i mBoston 1903
&
A ghlac páirt sna Cluichí Oilimpeacha 1904
Rugadh 26 – 6 – 1876

Cumann luthchleas na Banndan a d’ardaigh
le hairgead an Phobail

Nochtaithe ag a Neacht Samhain 2000

JOHN C. LORDAN
ballylangley bandon
winner boston marathon 1903
and
olympian 1904
born 26th june 1876

erected by bandon athletic club
from public subscriptions

unveiled by his niece november 2000

Signature

Eamon Casey | Carrigaline

Sculptor

Tags

Location N 51°44'50" W 8°44'19"

eXTReMe Tracker
Item Code: ie198; Photograph: 16 June 2014
Of each statue we made photos from various angles and also detail photos of the various texts.
If you want to use photos, please contact us via the contact form (in Dutch, English or German).
© Website and photos: René & Peter van der Krogt