Statues - Hither & Thither

Ireland
Castleisland - Oileán Ciarraí
Kerry - Ciarraí

Main Street

Con Houlihan

Castleisland 1925 - Dublin 2012
Irish sports journalist
(Wikipedia)
Hugh Hanratty
2004

Castleisland - <i>Oileán Ciarraí</i> /  Con Houlihan   Castleisland - <i>Oileán Ciarraí</i> /  Con Houlihan

Description

Bronze bust of Houlihan, making a mouth gesture which was his trademark.

Inscription(s)

Con Houlihan


Fisherman
Turf-Cutter
Rugby Player
Teacher
Writer

Signature

(column) j. o'reilly

Annotation

Unveiled 16 January 2004 by Munster rugby hero and Currow native Mick Galwey and North Kerry TD Deputy Jimmy Deenihan, - in presence of Con Houlihan.
Castleisland artist James O'Reilly did the stone work and lettering.

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 52°13'51" W 9°27'51"

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