The Proclamation Sculpture, Dublin

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  • By the famous Irish sculptor Rowan Gillespie and opposite Kilmainham Gaol, where the 1916 executions happened, it's a powerful monument to a seminal historical event. Fourteen figures, one for each of...  more »
  • In the vicinity of the prison there is this remarkable statue. Well worth a visit for a moment's reflection of humanity, or rather the inhumanity.
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  • This does leave an impression and it is worth seeing especially if you are visiting Kilmainham Gaol. Fourteen figures [blindfolded, as they would be for execution] form what I would describe as a megalithic circle. At the centre of which is a plaque containing a copy of the Irish Proclamation of Independence, engraved in bronze.
  • There's nothing subtle about this sculpture honoring the leaders of the Easter Rising, but it is very effective. It certainly leaves an impression.
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