Statues - Hither & Thither

Ireland
Newcastle West - An Caisleán Nua
Limerick - Luimneach

The Square

Michael Hartnett - Mícheál Ó hAirtnéide

Croom, Co. Limerick 1941 - 1999
Irish poet who wrote in both English and Irish
(Wikipedia)
Rory Breslin
2011

Newcastle West - An Caisleán Nua /  Michael Hartnett - <i>Mícheál Ó hAirtnéide</i>   Newcastle West - An Caisleán Nua /  Michael Hartnett - <i>Mícheál Ó hAirtnéide</i>

Description

Bronze statue of Hartnett in a thinking pose with the book A Necklace [of Wre]ns in his hand, standing on the edge of a small rock. The s

Inscription(s)

In the pavement around the statue:

This head is a poet's head
This head holds a galaxy

Mícheál Ó hAirtnéide File
1941 - 1999
Michael Hartnett Poet

Newcastle West - An Caisleán Nua / Michael Hartnett - Mícheál Ó hAirtnéide

Sculptor

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Location (N 52°27'3" - W 9°3'38")

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Item Code: ie244; Photograph: 18 June 2014
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