Statues - Hither & Thither

Ireland
Limerick - Luimneach
Limerick - Luimneach

Castle Lane

Fountain of Heritage

Trio of Canada Geese
William H. & David H. Turner
1991

Limerick - <i>Luimneach</i> /  Fountain of Heritage   Limerick - <i>Luimneach</i> /  Fountain of Heritage

Description

Three geese in the center of a fountain (which was not working when we were there).

Inscription(s)

Fountain of Heritage
Sculptor: William H. Turner

Dedicated to the courageous men and women of Ireland who
left their native land, starting with the Flight of the Wild Geese
in October 1691, to seek freedom of religion, political
expression and economic opportunity for themselves and
their families. Presented to the people of Limerick on the
occasion of the Treaty 300 Commemorations in the City of
Limerick on 3rd October, 1991 by The Wild Geese Ltd.,
of Fairfield County, Connecticut, with the contributions
of members and friends whose names and families are
inscribed here.

Tobar na hOidhreachta

Ar son Muintir na hÉireann a d'fág a dtír dhuchais faoi bhrú ó na Géanna Fiáine
(1691) í leith. Bromnadh é ar Muintir Luimní le linn an "Comóradh 300 Bliain" ar
an 3 adh Lá Mean Fhomhair, 1991. B'é "Wild Geese Teo" ó Fairfield County i
gConnecticut a thóg é agus b'é William H. Turner an dealbhadór.

and four plaques with names.

Limerick - Luimneach / Fountain of Heritage

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 52°40'5" W 8°37'31"

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