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Ireland
Limerick - Luimneach
Limerick - Luimneach

The Crescent

Daniel O'Connell - Dónall Ó Conaill

Cahersiveen, Co. Kerry 1775 - Genoa 1847
often referred to as The Liberator or The Emancipator, Irish political leader. He campaigned for Catholic Emancipation and repeal of the Act of Union which combined Great Britain and Ireland
(Wikipedia)
John Hogan
Fonderie de Eck et Durand
1857

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Description

Bronze statue of O'Connell as a neo-classical figure as a Roman with a toga and gravitas. Under the toga he wears contemporary clothes, and the text of the Act of Catholic Emancipation is prominent in his left hand.

Inscription(s)

O'CONNELL


erected
MDCCCLVII

Signature

hogan fecit | A.D. LVI.
Fonderie de eck et durand | paris

Annotation

This statue is the first outdoor public statue of O'Connell.

Limerick - Luimneach / Daniel O'Connell - Dónall Ó Conaill

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Location (N 52°39'32" - W 8°37'54")

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