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Royal Canal Towpath, near Drumcondra Road Lower

Brendan Behan - Breandán Ó Beacháin

Dublin 1923 - Dublin 1964
Irish poet
(Wikipedia)
John Coll
Bronze Art (Dublin)
2003

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Bronze statue of Behan sitting on a bench and watching a bird.

Dublin - Baile Átha Cliath / Brendan Behan - Breandán Ó Beacháin Dublin - Baile Átha Cliath / Brendan Behan - Breandán Ó Beacháin

Inscription(s)

Brendan Behan / Breandán Ó Beacháin

1923-1964

This sculpture was commissioned by Dublin City Council in co-operation
with Waterways Ireland and unveiled by An Taoiseach, Bertie Ahern, TD, and the
Lord Mayor of Dublin, Councillor Royston Brady on the 8th December 2003.

The enhancement project for this stretch of the Royal Canal was instigated by
"Canal Watch" a local community group founded in 1997.

Sculptor: John Coll

[Logos of Dublin City Council, Canal Watch, and Waterways Ireland]

Sculptor

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Location (N 53°21'42" - W 6°15'36")

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