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The O'Connell Monument is a pretty substantial monument comprising of a series of bronze statues... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Andrew R
Nantwich, United Kingdom
Ok.. but a lot around it

It’s an ok monument to take a pic at but there’s a lot of stuff around it as far as bars and other... read more

Reviewed 10 September 2018
Spartacus X
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The O'Connell Monument is a pretty substantial monument comprising of a series of bronze statues on a granite and limestone plinth, it commemorates Daniel O’Connell (1775-1847), the leader of Ireland it is located at the End of the Street that also bears his name, well...More

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Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

It’s an ok monument to take a pic at but there’s a lot of stuff around it as far as bars and other sights

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Reviewed 7 September 2018

Daniel O'Connell was known as the Emancipator. He started the Irish on their road to freedom in the early 19th century. After O'Connell, Catholics were free to do many things, including sit in the British parliament in Westminster. His statue was unveiled in 1882. It's...More

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Reviewed 30 August 2018

`O' Connel was one of the greatest leaders in Ireland. The statue is impressive and when passing by, it is worthwhile to take a moment and learn about his role in history.

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Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

This is one of the great statues I have come across in my life time. It stand tall in the O’Connell street, sadly there wasn’t a tour guide around, I would have loved to know what inspired this monument, the controversies and all. It’s a...More

Thank Setlhomo R
Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

An impressive statue in the middle the Road. Dominates the view as you crossing the river. Nice to look at.

Thank Laurence B
Reviewed 1 July 2018

This bronze on granite plinth and limestone, 40-feet in height, monument commemorates Daniel O’Connell (1775-1847), an Irish national leader and liberator of Catholic Ireland. There are about 40 30 figures and symbols on this monument. I don’t know the intended meaning of the many people...More

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Reviewed 3 June 2018

We visited on Sunday the first time and it was crowded and people were sitting all over the monument, I could not get a clear picture. When we went by it again on Thursday there was no one around and I could get a photo...More

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Reviewed 27 May 2018

The history of Dublin city is amazing. There are lots of places that are within walking distance from the city center that tell the history in detail

Thank Catherine H
Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

The O’Connell Monument is a large interesting structure serving as a tribute to leadership during the uprising. I was able to see the bullet holes that someone else discussed, you can find out more of the Irish hx and wars during the castle guided tour.

Thank Patricia D
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