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Leacht na nDugairí

Dockers Monument

Michael Duhan
H. Lee & Sons city foundry (Limerick)
2010

Limerick - <i>Luimneach</i> /  Leacht na nDugairí   Limerick - <i>Luimneach</i> /  Leacht na nDugairí

Description

Bronze sculpture of two dockworkers handling a wooden beam.

Inscription(s)

Leacht na nDugairí

Rinne Méara Luimnigh, Kevin Kiely nochtadh
oifigiúil air an Aoine an 18ú Meitheamh
2010 le ceiliúradh a dhéanamh ar chion tairbhe
na nDugairí i Luimneach.

I láthar bhí:
Cathaoirleach Choiste an Leachta, an Clr. Jim
Long, Bainisteoir Cathrach, Tom Mackey, An
Dealbhóir, Michael Duhan.

Rinne Comhairle Cathrach Luimnigh coimisiún
ú ar an dealbh seo agus é cistithe ag an Roinn
Comhshaoil, Oidhreachta agus Rialtais Áitiúil
faoi Chéatadán Scéime Príomhdhraenála
Luimnigh don Ealaín.

Dockers Monument

Officially unveiled by Kevin Kiely, Mayor of
Limerick on Friday 18th June 2010 to
celebrate the contribution of the Dock
Labourers in Limerick.

In the presence of:
Monument Committee Chairman, Cllr. Jim
Long, City Manager, Mr. Tom Mackey,
Sculptor, Michael Duhan.

This sculpture was commissioned by Limerick
City Council and funded by The Department
of the Environment, Heritage and Local
Government under the Limerick Main
Drainage Percent for Art Scheme.

The English text is also on a stone in the pavement.

Signature

For my father John - Duhan | 2010
h. lee & sons | city foundry | limerick

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 52°39'46" W 8°37'53"

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