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#Statue

From TheJournal.ie How a Shannon-side sculpture sparked a culture war in Athlone Statue

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Luke Kelly statue in Dublin restored after vandalism THE SCRUBLINERS

Luke Kelly statue in Dublin restored after vandalism

The black paint was removed by masonry experts this morning.

From TheJournal.ie Luke Kelly statue vandalised just months after it was unveiled Vandalised

Luke Kelly statue vandalised just months after it was unveiled

The matter has been reported to gardaí.

From TheJournal.ie Police investigate after statue of US sailor kissing nurse is spray-painted with '#MeToo' Florida

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí recover statues of Oliver Cromwell and William of Orange stolen in 2011 Cork robbery Milltown Castle

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 'He lives on': Two Luke Kelly statues unveiled in Dublin city Two Lukes

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí investigating after bronze statue stolen from Sligo church Sligo

Gardaí investigating after bronze statue stolen from Sligo church

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

From The42 Leicester City reveal plans for statue in tribute to late owner Srivaddhanaprabha Honour

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

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

From TheJournal.ie The world's largest statue - twice the size of the Statue of Liberty - unveiled amid protests in India Statue Of Unity

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 'Terry was a big strong rugby man not like this little chap' - Limerick's Wogan statue defaced Size Matters

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Controversial Ronaldo bust swapped at Madeira airport It's Handsome Or Bust

Controversial Ronaldo bust swapped at Madeira airport

The original was swapped on Friday.

From TheJournal.ie Statue of gynaecologist who performed experiments on slaves removed from New York's Central Park J Marion Sims

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

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

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Calls for Prince Albert statue to be removed from grounds of Leinster House Prince Albert

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí investigate theft of Mother and Child statue from Finglas during Storm Ophelia Statue

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 'I'm disgusted, horrified': Vandals damage memorial to Carrickmines fire victims Carrickmines

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie A statue of the late Terry Wogan was unveiled in Limerick today The Man Himself

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 'Fearless girl' stares down the iconic Wall Street bull Come At Me Bro

'Fearless girl' stares down the iconic Wall Street bull

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

From TheJournal.ie A statue of Terry Wogan is coming to Limerick city centre National Treasure

A statue of Terry Wogan is coming to Limerick city centre

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

From TheJournal.ie French slavery monument vandalised with Nazi slogan Nazi Graffiti

French slavery monument vandalised with Nazi slogan

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

From TheJournal.ie The Making A Murderer hurling statue comes from a family business in Mullingar Solved

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

This is getting closer and closer to home.

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

This is getting closer and closer to home.

From TheJournal.ie This gargantuan gold statue of Chairman Mao would fit a bus in its pocket Holy Mao

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

It’s seriously big, like huge.

From TheJournal.ie Baby Jesus stolen from crib at Arklow church Wicklow

Baby Jesus stolen from crib at Arklow church

The statue was later found broken.

From The42 This is the statue of Sonia O'Sullivan that was unveiled in Cobh today Legend
From TheJournal.ie These are 16 of the world's most enormous statues Woah

These are 16 of the world's most enormous statues

The absolute SIZE of them.

From TheJournal.ie Turkmenistan has unveiled this MASSIVE statue of its president riding a horse Cult Of Personality
From TheJournal.ie What's the real story behind this famous statue? Lady On The Rock

What's the real story behind this famous statue?

Ever wondered about those white statues?

Everyone's thinking the same thing about Ronaldo's new statue

They spared no expense on the detail…

From The42 Cristiano Ronaldo's home town erects statue in his honour The Cr7 Show

Cristiano Ronaldo's home town erects statue in his honour

It’s one way to pay tribute to the Portuguese star.

From TheJournal.ie Seamus Heaney honoured with 'Poetry House' in hometown of Bellaghy RIP

Seamus Heaney honoured with 'Poetry House' in hometown of Bellaghy

The event was supported by his family.

From TheJournal.ie Flame-haired children and crooning pensioners steal the show at Molly's 'comeback event' Alive-oh And Kicking

Flame-haired children and crooning pensioners steal the show at Molly's 'comeback event'

Molly Malone’s had a makeover — and she’s back on show at a new, temporary home on Dublin’s Suffolk Street…

From TheJournal.ie 'Shell can celebrate all they want, but the fight is by no means over' The Pipe

'Shell can celebrate all they want, but the fight is by no means over'

The newly constructed tunnel has been mired in controversy as it will house the onshore section of the Corrib gas pipeline.

From TheJournal.ie Two ministers and a famously brassy lady in a wooden box. What could go wrong this time? Quite The Pair

Two ministers and a famously brassy lady in a wooden box. What could go wrong this time?

“It’s okay touching the shoulder, isn’t it? It’s one of the safe areas?”

From TheJournal.ie The Manneken Pis statue is getting some Irish clothes for Patrick's Day Fix Up Look Sharp

The Manneken Pis statue is getting some Irish clothes for Patrick's Day

He got to dress up as Nelson Mandela a few years ago too.

From TheJournal.ie Rebuilding work begins on bombed O'Connell Tower at Glasnevin Nice View

Rebuilding work begins on bombed O'Connell Tower at Glasnevin

Forty years ago, loyalist paramilitaries blew up the original wooden stairs that led to the top of the tower.

From The42 Arsenal to unveil Dennis Bergkamp statue before next home game Dutch Of Class

Arsenal to unveil Dennis Bergkamp statue before next home game

The tribute piece to the Dutch maestro will be unveiled before the Gunners home game with Sunderland.

This group want to build a large Satan statue in a US city

It’s one hell of a plan. Ahem.

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