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St. Patrick's Close  
(St. Patrick's Cathedral - South Aisle)

Douglas Hyde - Dubhghlas de hÍde

Castlerea, Co. Roscommon 1860 - Dublin 1949
Irish scholar of the Irish language who served as the first President of Ireland from 1938 to 1945
(Wikipedia)
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Dublin - Baile Átha Cliath /  Douglas Hyde - <i>Dubhghlas de hÍde</i>

Description

Stone plaque with relief portrait.

Inscription(s)

Duḃglas deHíde
an craoiḃín aoiḃinn 1860-1949
Céad Uaċtarán
na h-Éireann
1938 1945
Douglas Hyde
The unmeasured 1860-1949
First President
of Ireland
1938 1945

Statues in St. Patrick's Cathedral

"More than any other building in Ireland, Dublin's St. Patrick's Cathedral embodies the history and heritage of a nation and its people, from earliest times to the present day."
There are about 200 monuments in St Patrick's Cathedral, comprising everything from the big architectural monuments through brasses, marble statues, marble on the walls, and stained glass. On this website, we include the statues, busts and relief portraits.

Dublin - Baile Átha Cliath / Statues in St. Patrick's Cathedral

Statues:

  1. Henry Richard Dawson (1792-1840), dean of St. Patrick's Cathedral.
  2. Gerald Fitzgibbon (1837-1909), dean of St. Patrick's Cathedral.
  3. The Marquess of Buckingham (1804-1876), grand master of the Knights of St. Patrick.
  4. James Whiteside (1804-1876), lawyer.
  5. John McNeill Boyd (1812-1861), sea captain.
  6. George Ogle (1742 - 1814), politician.
Busts:
  1. Edward Marks (1782-1869), minor canon.
  2. William Lecky (1838-1903), historian.
  3. Erskine Childers (1905-1974), president.
  4. Jonathan Swift (1667-1745), satirist.

Dublin - Baile Átha Cliath / Statues in St. Patrick's Cathedral

Relief portraits

  1. Turlough O'Carolan (1670 - 1738), harper, composer and singer.
  2. Conolly Norman (1853 - 1908), physician.
  3. James Cooksey Culwick (1845 - 1907), musician.
  4. Douglas Hyde (1860 - 1949), scholar of the Irish language.
  5. Caesar Litton Falkiner (1863 - 1908), lawyer.

Dublin - Baile Átha Cliath / St. Patrick's Cathedral

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Location (N 53°20'22" - W 6°16'18")

Item Code: ie096; Photograph: 13 June 2014
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