Statues - Hither & Thither

Ireland
Limerick - Luimneach
Limerick - Luimneach

Cathedral Place

Patrick Sarsfield

Lucan ca. 1660 - Huy (now Belgium) 1693
Irish Jacobite and soldier, belonging to an Anglo-Norman family long settled in Ireland
(Wikipedia)
John Lawlor
1881

Limerick - <i>Luimneach</i> /  Patrick Sarsfield   Limerick - <i>Luimneach</i> /  Patrick Sarsfield

Description

Bronze statue of Sarsfield pointing with his left arm and holding a saber in his right hand.

Inscription(s)

to commemorate
the indomitable energy
and stainless honour of
general patrick
SARSFIELD
earl of lucan
the heroic defender of
limerick
during the sieges of
1690 and 1691
died
from the effects of wounds
received at the
battle of landen 1693
— —
this site was granted by the
right revd. george butler
lord bishop of limerick
to the trustees.

ambrose hall j.p.
robert v. o'brien
william spillane j.p.

sarsfield is the word
and sarsfield is the man
ballyneety august 12th 1690.

it would be a shame
to let his name
like other names decay.

bard of thomond.

this memorial was inaugurated
by the reformed corporation ... 1841
lay dormant with some sp...dio..
attempts at resuscitation until 1875
when the MAYOR for that year
AMBROSE HALL J.P. took the matter up
and continued until brought
to completion

Signature

jn. lawlor sc. 1880

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 52°39'43" W 8°37'5"

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