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Phil Lynott statue is back where it belongs

Guess who just got back today?

HE’S BACK! HE’S back in town!

The Phil Lynott  statue has been returned to his rightful perch outside Bruxelles Bar on Harry Street in Dublin city centre.

Lynott’s mother Philomena was present at the unveiling of the refurbished landmark today (Image: @DublinTown)

Philomena Lynott spoke at the ceremony today, thanking Dublin City Council and:

… everyone involved in loving Philip and his music.

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The statue was removed for repairs after suffering serious damage back in May.

Two men were arrested after pushing the statue over and damaging the bronze coat (Image: Dublin City BID via Facebook)

This sign notified passers-by of Philo’s absence, but needed a little correction (Image: Doug Whelan)

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