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James Connolly Memorial Statue

4 Beresford Place, Dublin 1, Ireland
+353 1 605 7700
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Beautiful statue

The history behind this statue is unbelievable. It has taken over 100 years for James Connolly to... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Catherine H
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New York, New York, United States
Important to walk by and learn the history

We spent the morning doing some more walking. We walked back over towards the Samuel Beckett... read more

Reviewed 13 November 2016
Sa-i44
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San Diego, California
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4 Beresford Place, Dublin 1, Ireland
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+353 1 605 7700
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The history behind this statue is unbelievable. It has taken over 100 years for James Connolly to be recognized as the hero he was.

Thank Catherine H
Reviewed 13 November 2016

We spent the morning doing some more walking. We walked back over towards the Samuel Beckett Bridge, and then along the River Liffey crossing over to the North side of the River Liffey, known as the more down to earth, less touristy side of the...More

Thank Sa-i44
Reviewed 8 October 2016

Who is James Connolly? Thanks to my taxi driver I now know. But it's a real pain to find it, and it's not that spectacular.

Thank theTimeTravellersBox
Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

What a memorial for a true legend. I visited this site being a lifelong admirer of the works of conolly! God bless

Thank David J
Reviewed 2 October 2015

Probably one of my 3 favorite monuments in Dublin, tucked off of the main drag, but very easy to find. I was aware of Connolly's involvement in The Easter Uprising, but didn't know about his contributions to the labour movement A true hero.

Thank Erik K
Reviewed 11 September 2015

It's interesting to know about Dublin's idependency history, I got nice tours around so it's important to check it out

Thank Adriacc
Reviewed 4 August 2015

Eamon O'Doherty (1939-2011) was one of Ireland's most prolific sculptors. His life size bronze sculpture of labour leader James Connolly has as its backdrop the Starry Plough, an international symbol of the labour movement. The sculpture was a commission from Liberty Hall across the street...More

1  Thank ScooterIreland
Reviewed 12 July 2015

If you're into Irish history, you may enjoy taking a stroll down to see the statue as Connolly as he is an important figure in early Irish 20th Century history.

Thank GT-MPB
Reviewed 27 August 2013

It seems to me that Irish people are very proud of their history and I find this way to express it just right.

1  Thank Romana N
Reviewed 18 July 2013

James Connolly was a leader of the 1916 Easter Rising. Like poet Padraig Pearse and the others, he was executed by the British. Unlike the other leaders, he was wounded in the rising and had to be strapped to a chair when he faced the...More

4  Thank cashelguy
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