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Luke Kelly

Dublin 1940 - Dublin 1984
Irish singer, folk musician and actor
John Coll

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Statue of a seated Luke Kelly singing and playing banjo.

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It was unveiled by President Michael D. Higgins, in the presence of Nial Ring Lord Mayor of Dublin, on 30 January 2019 at 2pm, 90 minutes before they unveiled the large marble head of Kelly in South King Street. The marble head was commissioned by the City Council and the statue was offered as a donation by a private individual Gerry Hunt.


Luke Kelly

Sculptor / Dealbhadóir: John Coll 2019

Is Gerry Hunt a bhronn an dealbh seo ar chathair Bhaile Átha Cliath.
Is Uachtarán na hÉireann Micheál D. Ó hUigínn a nocht an dealbh
ar 30 Eanáir 2019, i láthair Ardmhéara Bhaile Átha Cliath, Nial Ring.

This sculpture was generously donated to the city of Dublin by Gerry Hunt.
It was unveiled on the 30th of January 2019 by the President of Ireland,
Michael D. Higgins in the presence of the Lord Mayor of Dublin Nial Ring.



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Item Code: ie391; Photograph: 23 June 2023
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