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Terence MacSwiney Quay
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Terence MacSwiney - Toirdhealbhach Mac Suibhne

Kilmurry, Co. Cork 1879 - Brixton Prison, England 1920
Irish playwright, author and politician; elected as Sinn Féin Lord Mayor of Cork during the Irish War of Independence in 1920; was arrested and died in prison after 74 days on hunger strike
(Wikipedia)
Seamus Murphy
1986

Cork - Corcaigh /  Terence MacSwiney - <i>Toirdhealbhach Mac Suibhne</i>   Cork - Corcaigh /  Terence MacSwiney - <i>Toirdhealbhach Mac Suibhne</i>

Description

Bronze half figure.

Inscription(s)

terence
macswiney
1879-1920
t.d. lord mayor of
c o r k
20 march
25 october
1920
traolach
macsuibhne
1879-1920
teachta dála
árdmhéara
chorcaí
20 márta-
25 deireadh
fómhair 1920
presented by
cork county
council to the
city of cork
v.o. callaghan
chairman
g.o. sullivan
lord mayor
september 1986

Signature

D. Ó Murċada

Annotation

The statue forms a pair with the statue of Tomás Mac Curtain, with the text on the presentation in Gaelic.

Cork - Corcaigh / Terence MacSwiney - Toirdhealbhach Mac Suibhne

Sculptor

Tags

Location (N 51°53'50" - W 8°27'56")

Item Code: ie154; Photograph: 15 June 2014
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