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Custom House Memorial

Monument to the battle of the Custom House, 25 May 1921
Yann Renard Goulet
1957

Dublin - Baile Átha Cliath /  Custom House Memorial   Dublin - Baile Átha Cliath /  Custom House Memorial

Description

Sculpture representing a stylised figure of Eire with a dying soldier.

Inscription(s)

in proud memory of edward dorrens
seán doyle, daniel head & the brothers
patrick & stephen o'reilly, who died
in the battle of the custom house
25th may 1921 : and of the officers
and men of the second batalion &
other units of the dublin brigade
i.r.a. who gave their lives for irish
freedom

They gave their all : may they rest in peace

i mbród-ċuiṁne ar éamon ó deorain
seán ó duḃġaill, doṁnall mac cinn
& na deartáireaċa pádraig & stiofán
ó raġalliag, a maraíoḋ i gcaṫ ṫeaċ
an ċustaim, 25 bealtaine 1921 : agus
ar oifigiġ agus fir an 2ú caṫláin &
aonad eile de ḃriogáid ḃaile áṫa
cliaṫ, ó glaiġ na héireann, a ṫug a
nanam ar son saoirse na héireann

Mór a nglóir : ríoċáin Dé ḋóiḃ

Signature

Yann Renard Goulet U.S.B.

Annotation

The model for Eire was the artist Maeve Taylor.

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location (N 53°20'56" - W 6°15'11")

Item Code: ie056; Photograph: 11 June 2014
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