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A monument to one who helped to shape the Irish State

This striking monument commemorates the contribution of Irish nationalist Daniel O’Connell. Each of... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Singleton, Australia
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The O'Connell Monument is a pretty substantial monument comprising of a series of bronze statues... read more

Reviewed 9 October 2018
Nantwich, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This must be a very important monument for Irish people. Fighting for freedom is always honorable! We admired O'Connell's (the "Liberator") statue with the four winged figures (Patriotism, Fidelity, Courage and Eloquence) all around.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Another Dublin monument that really needs a way to keep the birds off but not sure how they'd do that. It is a nice area to stroll through with all the other sights and pubs too.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This striking monument commemorates the contribution of Irish nationalist Daniel O’Connell. Each of the statuary is cast in bronze. Below O’Connell at the apex is a drum with various figures representing his lifetime achievements. At each of the corners of the granite plinth versions of...More

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Reviewed 9 October 2018

The O'Connell Monument is a pretty substantial monument comprising of a series of bronze statues on a granite and limestone plinth, it commemorates Daniel O’Connell (1775-1847), the leader of Ireland it is located at the End of the Street that also bears his name, well...More

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Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

It’s an ok monument to take a pic at but there’s a lot of stuff around it as far as bars and other sights

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Reviewed 6 September 2018

Daniel O'Connell was known as the Emancipator. He started the Irish on their road to freedom in the early 19th century. After O'Connell, Catholics were free to do many things, including sit in the British parliament in Westminster. His statue was unveiled in 1882. It's...More

Thank Jeffry B
Reviewed 30 August 2018

`O' Connel was one of the greatest leaders in Ireland. The statue is impressive and when passing by, it is worthwhile to take a moment and learn about his role in history.

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Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

This is one of the great statues I have come across in my life time. It stand tall in the O’Connell street, sadly there wasn’t a tour guide around, I would have loved to know what inspired this monument, the controversies and all. It’s a...More

Thank Setlhomo R
Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

An impressive statue in the middle the Road. Dominates the view as you crossing the river. Nice to look at.

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Reviewed 1 July 2018

This bronze on granite plinth and limestone, 40-feet in height, monument commemorates Daniel O’Connell (1775-1847), an Irish national leader and liberator of Catholic Ireland. There are about 40 30 figures and symbols on this monument. I don’t know the intended meaning of the many people...More

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