Statues - Hither & Thither

Ireland
Clonkeen
Kerry - Ciarraí

N22

An Capall Mór

The Big Horse

Tighe O'Donoghue/Ross & Eoghan O'Donoghue/Ross
1990s

Clonkeen /  An Capall Mór   Clonkeen /  An Capall Mór

Description

Sculpture of a rearing Irish War horse, made from ferro-cement over a steel infrastructure. The horse is accoutered with a helmet featuring a unicorn horn, typical of the war horses used by the Celtic chiefs during their battles. There are broken chains around its front legs, signifying freedom.

Clonkeen / An Capall Mór

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Location (N 51°59'14" - W 9°17'40")

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