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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
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
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
We visited on Sunday the first time and it was crowded and people were sitting all over the monument, I could not get a clear picture. When we went by it again on Thursday there was no one around and I could get a photo...More
The O’Connell Monument is a large interesting structure serving as a tribute to leadership during the uprising. I was able to see the bullet holes that someone else discussed, you can find out more of the Irish hx and wars during the castle guided tour.