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Terence MacSwiney Quay
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Tomás Mac Curtain

Mourne Abbey 1884 - Cork 1920
Sinn Féin Lord Mayor of Cork; elected January 1920, murdered 20 March 1920.
(Wikipedia)
Seamus Murphy
1986

Cork - Corcaigh /  Tomás Mac Curtain   Cork - Corcaigh /  Tomás Mac Curtain

Description

Bronze half figure.

Inscription(s)

tomas
maccurtain
1834-1920
lord mayor of
c o r k
30 january
20 march
1920
tomás
maccurtain
1884-1920
árdmhéara
chorcaí
30 eanáir-
20 márta 1920
comhairle
chontae chorcaí
a bhronn ar
chathair chorcaí
v.o. ceallacháin
cathaoirleach
g.o. suilleabháin
árdmhéara
meánfómhair
1986

Signature

D. Ó Murċada

Annotation

The statue forms a pair with the statue of Terence MacSwiney, with the text on the presentation in English.

Cork - Corcaigh / Tomás Mac Curtain

Sculptor

Tags

Location (N 51°53'50" - W 8°27'55")

Item Code: ie155; Photograph: 15 June 2014
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