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Dublin - Baile Átha Cliath

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Seán Russell - Seán Ruiséal

Dublin 1893 - on board U-65 100 miles off Galway 1940
Irish republican who held senior positions in the IRA until the end of the Irish War of Independence
(Wikipedia)
Willie Malone
1951/2007

Dublin - Baile Átha Cliath /  Seán Russell - <i>Seán Ruiséal</i>   Dublin - Baile Átha Cliath /  Seán Russell - <i>Seán Ruiséal</i>

Description

Bronze statue of Russell on an octagonal pedestal in two tiers, the upper tier shows the coats of arms of the four provinces of Ireland and lists of towns in each province, the lower tier has three texts in Irish and two lists of names.

Inscription(s)

Among others:
Séan Ruiséal
Ceann
Airm d'Óglaiġ
na h-Éireann

Signature

Willie Malone 2007

Annotation

The present bronze statue replaces the 1951 stone statue, which was vandalized a few times and finally stayed headless and armless.

Dublin - Baile Átha Cliath / Seán Russell - Seán Ruiséal

Sculptor

Sources & Information

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Location (N 53°21'41" - W 6°14'14")

Item Code: ie106; Photograph: 13 June 2014
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