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Ireland
Castlebar - Caisleán an Bharraigh
Mayo - Maigh Eo

Ellison Street / The Mall

1798 Monument

Frank Hourican
J. & C. McGloughlin (Dublin)
1948

Castlebar - Caisleán an Bharraigh /  1798 Monument   Castlebar - Caisleán an Bharraigh /  1798 Monument

Description

Column with a cross at the top and on both sides a text and a bronze relief:
  1. Front: 'i gCuimhne 1798' (In memory of 1798)
    Relief depicting a soldier blessed by a priest.
  2. Back: 'A Ṁuire na nGael guiḋ orainn' (The Mary of the Gael [= St. Brigit of Kildare] pray for us).
    Relief depicting St. Brigit of Kildare.

Castlebar - Caisleán an Bharraigh / 1798 Monument
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Castlebar - Caisleán an Bharraigh / 1798 Monument
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Further are on the front the Irish harp and the French lily.

Castlebar - Caisleán an Bharraigh / 1798 Monument Castlebar - Caisleán an Bharraigh / 1798 Monument

Signature

(Both reliefs) modelled by Frank Hourican - cast by J & C. McGloughlin Ltd

Sculptor

Sources & Information

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Location (N 53°51'17" - W 9°17'59")

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