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Mick O'Dwyer Statue

| Waterville Beach, Waterville, Ireland
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Local hero born here

Mick O'Dwyer the renowned Gaelic Footballer was born in Waterville and is the local hero. This... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
1934185Kentcouple
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Orpington, United Kingdom
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Great to visit the Mick O Dwyer statue....Great pictures taken along with the reading of the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
rachel o
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Portlaoise, Ireland
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A statue of Ireland's most successful Gaelic Football Manager Honours As player Kerry All-Ireland Senior Football Championships: 4 1959, 1962, 1969, 1970 Munster Senior Football Championship: Winner (12): 1958, 1959, 1960, 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964 (sub), 1965, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1972 Runner-up (4): 1956, 1971, 1973, 1974 Eight National Football League Championships
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| Waterville Beach, Waterville, Ireland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Mick O'Dwyer the renowned Gaelic Footballer was born in Waterville and is the local hero. This statue is situated alongside of the waterfront.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great to visit the Mick O Dwyer statue....Great pictures taken along with the reading of the history behind the man himself.

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Reviewed 5 May 2018

Lovely statue of mick o Dwyer honoring the greatest football player ever. Also makes a great photo with the ocean behind

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Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

The lovely bronze statue of ‘Micko’ stands on the seafront in his native Waterville. Anyone who doesn’t know him before passing by the statue will surely be impressed when they google him and read about his achievements.

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Reviewed 18 November 2017

Mick O'Dwyer was born in Waterville and went on to an illustrious career in Gaelic football. He is the winner of many championships and honours. His bronze statue stands on the waterfront in Waterville, a town where he is respected and revered for his accomplishments....More

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Reviewed 14 October 2017

I've been to 54 countries but never before come across a monument to such a parochial subject. Only in Ireland I wonder? He must be truly esteemed.

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Reviewed 1 October 2017

I have a pic with Charlie Chaplin but as I did not know this player and I am not a football fan, this statue was not really my cup of tea. But then for other people it would be the other way around...

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Reviewed 3 September 2017

Located in the center of town by a garden. Shopping was all around. A local guy was sitting on the wall beside the statue with his pet. Both the guy and the goat had beards. They almost looked like twins. Tourists were talking with them.

Thank Jeffrey M
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Reviewed 12 August 2017

Great opportunity to have a photo with one of Kerry's great sporting legends 'Micko' and who knows you might even encounter the great man himself on your visit to Waterville!!

Thank Bill M
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Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

Who is this guy? Never heard of him myself. Something to do with Gaelic football. Not interesting at all

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