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Quiz: How much do you know about statues?
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Quiz: How much do you know about statues?

May 15th 2021, 10:00 PM 45,608 Views 20 Comments

Is that you?

Clare County Council pauses plans for Ennistymon Púca statue following backlash
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Clare County Council pauses plans for Ennistymon Púca statue following backlash

May 11th 2021, 1:27 PM 42,498 Views 56 Comments

Fr Willie Cummins denounced the planned sculpture as “sinister” from the altar at Sunday mass.

Dolly Parton asks for statue plans to be put on hold
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Dolly Parton asks for statue plans to be put on hold

Feb 19th 2021, 9:39 AM 29,600 Views 27 Comments

Last month Democrat Representative John Mark Windle introduced a bill calling for the country music singer to be honoured.

'He was a man ahead of his time': Dublin councillor calls for memorial of Dr Noël Browne
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'He was a man ahead of his time': Dublin councillor calls for memorial of Dr Noël Browne

Jan 2nd 2021, 7:30 AM 26,002 Views 28 Comments

Browne was appointed Health Minister in 1948 and resigned in April 1951 over the Mother & Child scheme.

Bail granted to man (47) accused of vandalising Luke Kelly statue
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Bail granted to man (47) accused of vandalising Luke Kelly statue

Jul 14th 2020, 3:10 PM 22,236 Views 0 Comments

The man was arrested on Monday and held at Store Street Garda station where he was charged with criminal damage.

Protesters attempt to pull down statue of former US president near White House
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Protesters attempt to pull down statue of former US president near White House

Jun 23rd 2020, 12:47 PM 34,963 Views 82 Comments

Police used pepper spray to move protesters out of Lafayette Square, where the Andrew Jackson statue is located.

New Zealand city removes statue of British naval officer John Hamilton
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New Zealand city removes statue of British naval officer John Hamilton

Jun 12th 2020, 8:44 AM 29,924 Views 117 Comments

Captain John Hamilton is accused of killing indigenous Maori people in the 1860s.

Toppled slave trader statue lifted out of Bristol harbour by council
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Toppled slave trader statue lifted out of Bristol harbour by council

Jun 11th 2020, 8:15 AM 24,646 Views 119 Comments

Bristol’s mayor Marvin Rees had previously confirmed the statue would be exhibited in a museum.

NFL team remove statue of former owner
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NFL team remove statue of former owner

Jun 10th 2020, 10:22 PM 12,825 Views 5 Comments

The move came two years after Jerry Richardson sold the Carolina Panthers in disgrace following allegations of racism.

Renewed appeal for information over decapitation of statue outside Thurles cathedral
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Renewed appeal for information over decapitation of statue outside Thurles cathedral

Dec 6th 2019, 5:01 PM 10,607 Views 27 Comments

It is believed the incident happened sometime between 26 and 28 June.

Archbishop of Cashel renews appeal for missing head of church statue
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Archbishop of Cashel renews appeal for missing head of church statue

Dec 1st 2019, 1:46 PM 13,250 Views 10 Comments

The head of the marble statue of Archbisop Patrick Leahy was removed and stolen on the night of 27 June.

How a Shannon-side sculpture sparked a culture war in Athlone
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How a Shannon-side sculpture sparked a culture war in Athlone

Aug 18th 2019, 9:30 PM 30,003 Views 22 Comments

A proposed sculpture has fueled a debate about cultural misappropriation in Athlone.

Luke Kelly statue in Dublin restored after vandalism
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Luke Kelly statue in Dublin restored after vandalism

Jun 26th 2019, 12:01 PM 30,383 Views 55 Comments

The black paint was removed by masonry experts this morning.

Luke Kelly statue vandalised just months after it was unveiled
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Luke Kelly statue vandalised just months after it was unveiled

Jun 25th 2019, 8:52 PM 57,877 Views 97 Comments

The matter has been reported to gardaí.

Police investigate after statue of US sailor kissing nurse is spray-painted with '#MeToo'
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Police investigate after statue of US sailor kissing nurse is spray-painted with '#MeToo'

Feb 20th 2019, 7:44 AM 33,954 Views 51 Comments

Police in Sarasota launched an investigation into who caused the damage – repairs were estimated to be worth $1,000.

Gardaí recover statues of Oliver Cromwell and William of Orange stolen in 2011 Cork robbery
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Gardaí recover statues of Oliver Cromwell and William of Orange stolen in 2011 Cork robbery

Feb 11th 2019, 12:19 PM 52,068 Views 98 Comments

An extensive garda investigation was carried out at the time but the property was never found.

'He lives on': Two Luke Kelly statues unveiled in Dublin city
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'He lives on': Two Luke Kelly statues unveiled in Dublin city

Jan 30th 2019, 6:51 PM 36,195 Views 69 Comments

President Michael D Higgins said that “Luke never failed to convey the human…it is an important day in the cultural life of Ireland.”

Gardaí investigating after bronze statue stolen from Sligo church
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Gardaí investigating after bronze statue stolen from Sligo church

Dec 17th 2018, 1:10 PM 20,963 Views 28 Comments

The statue was taken from a car park sometime between Friday and Sunday.

Leicester City reveal plans for statue in tribute to late owner Srivaddhanaprabha
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Leicester City reveal plans for statue in tribute to late owner Srivaddhanaprabha

Nov 9th 2018, 6:49 PM 2,321 Views 0 Comments

Srivaddhanaprabha’s son announced the move as ‘a permanent and fitting tribute to the man that made it all possible.’

The world's largest statue - twice the size of the Statue of Liberty - unveiled amid protests in India
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The world's largest statue - twice the size of the Statue of Liberty - unveiled amid protests in India

Oct 31st 2018, 7:37 AM 54,940 Views 29 Comments

Local groups were opposed to the Statue of Unity as many families had to leave their homes to accommodate it.

'Terry was a big strong rugby man not like this little chap' - Limerick's Wogan statue defaced
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'Terry was a big strong rugby man not like this little chap' - Limerick's Wogan statue defaced

Jul 20th 2018, 1:55 PM 36,783 Views 33 Comments

Two messages have been daubed over one another on part of the statue.

Controversial Ronaldo bust swapped at Madeira airport
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Controversial Ronaldo bust swapped at Madeira airport

Jun 18th 2018, 9:30 PM 40,576 Views 33 Comments

The original was swapped on Friday.

Statue of gynaecologist who performed experiments on slaves removed from New York's Central Park
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Statue of gynaecologist who performed experiments on slaves removed from New York's Central Park

Apr 17th 2018, 10:30 PM 39,867 Views 73 Comments

A commission recommended in January that the statue of J Marion Sims be relocated from Central Park to a Brooklyn cemetery.

Call for statue of Terry Wogan to be melted and recast as it's revealed it cost almost €60,000
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Call for statue of Terry Wogan to be melted and recast as it's revealed it cost almost €60,000

Mar 1st 2018, 6:10 AM 46,682 Views 57 Comments

It cost €58,500 to design, build and erect on Limerick’s riverside – almost ten times more than a statue of Anthony Foley cost.

Calls for Prince Albert statue to be removed from grounds of Leinster House
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Calls for Prince Albert statue to be removed from grounds of Leinster House

Feb 6th 2018, 2:55 PM 31,407 Views 180 Comments

The petitioner is seeking its removal based on the fact that it represents British rule over Ireland.

Gardaí investigate theft of Mother and Child statue from Finglas during Storm Ophelia
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Gardaí investigate theft of Mother and Child statue from Finglas during Storm Ophelia

Oct 17th 2017, 6:25 AM 20,897 Views 21 Comments

The statue – officially called Let the Life Flow through – has been situated in a hedgerow opposite from Tesco Clearwater since 1996.

'I'm disgusted, horrified': Vandals damage memorial to Carrickmines fire victims
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'I'm disgusted, horrified': Vandals damage memorial to Carrickmines fire victims

Aug 16th 2017, 12:35 PM 18,080 Views 60 Comments

A local councillor said family members of the victims have only recently moved into their new accommodation, which is near the site of the tragedy.

A statue of Terry Wogan was unveiled in Limerick and it doesn't really look anything like him
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A statue of Terry Wogan was unveiled in Limerick and it doesn't really look anything like him

Jun 25th 2017, 3:24 PM 10,654 Views 3 Comments

So many jokes.

A statue of the late Terry Wogan was unveiled in Limerick today
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A statue of the late Terry Wogan was unveiled in Limerick today

Jun 24th 2017, 6:11 PM 23,941 Views 65 Comments

The bronze statue is located at Poor Man’s Kilkee by the River Shannon.

'Fearless girl' stares down the iconic Wall Street bull
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'Fearless girl' stares down the iconic Wall Street bull

Mar 8th 2017, 8:54 PM 25,446 Views 39 Comments

A plaque at her foot reads: “Know the power of women in leadership. SHE makes a difference”.

A statue of Terry Wogan is coming to Limerick city centre
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A statue of Terry Wogan is coming to Limerick city centre

Feb 1st 2017, 9:23 AM 8,990 Views 32 Comments

The Wogan statue is set to be erected on lower Thomas Street in the city.

French slavery monument vandalised with Nazi slogan
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French slavery monument vandalised with Nazi slogan

Dec 27th 2016, 2:58 PM 10,443 Views 25 Comments

The incident happened in the town of Pau, close to the Spanish border.

The Making A Murderer hurling statue comes from a family business in Mullingar
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The Making A Murderer hurling statue comes from a family business in Mullingar

Jan 5th 2016, 5:59 PM 29,662 Views 36 Comments

This is getting closer and closer to home.

The Making A Murderer hurling statue comes from a family business in Mullingar
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The Making A Murderer hurling statue comes from a family business in Mullingar

Jan 5th 2016, 3:53 PM 5,683 Views 5 Comments

This is getting closer and closer to home.

This gargantuan gold statue of Chairman Mao would fit a bus in its pocket
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This gargantuan gold statue of Chairman Mao would fit a bus in its pocket

Jan 5th 2016, 10:31 AM 17,317 Views 59 Comments

It’s seriously big, like huge.

Baby Jesus stolen from crib at Arklow church
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Baby Jesus stolen from crib at Arklow church

Jan 4th 2016, 9:42 AM 11,687 Views 61 Comments

The statue was later found broken.

This is the statue of Sonia O'Sullivan that was unveiled in Cobh today
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This is the statue of Sonia O'Sullivan that was unveiled in Cobh today

Sep 20th 2015, 4:27 PM 48,417 Views 78 Comments

No sign of Gabriella Szabo.

These are 16 of the world's most enormous statues
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These are 16 of the world's most enormous statues

Aug 15th 2015, 6:00 PM 29,119 Views 36 Comments

The absolute SIZE of them.

This 'sexist' statue on a college campus has become a big talking point on Twitter
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This 'sexist' statue on a college campus has become a big talking point on Twitter

May 27th 2015, 10:57 AM 7,064 Views 5 Comments

This is one controversial statue.

Turkmenistan has unveiled this MASSIVE statue of its president riding a horse
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Turkmenistan has unveiled this MASSIVE statue of its president riding a horse

May 25th 2015, 3:00 PM 23,528 Views 58 Comments

He’s also holding a dove.

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