Tag Archives: Sculpture

Someone To Watch Over ME

Fionn MacCumhaill and the Fianna are historical figures whose heroic deeds and life stories have been embedded through time, in myth and legend. There are many tales concerning their acts of bravery and magic. The Fianna were the bravest, swiftest and strongest … Continue reading

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A Squirrel in the Zoo – Monochrome Madness Challenge

This week I have another image from our recent trip to Dublin Zoo.  Not the sort of sculpture you would expect to find in a zoo. But interesting nonetheless and the kids loved it. Especially as we had a curious … Continue reading

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The Victors

Erected back in 1988, this unusual sculpture sits at the end of Main Street in Tallaght Village. Carved from limestone by the sculptor Dick Joynt, it is called the Victors. It is said to depict four adults holding children aloft … Continue reading

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Moone High Cross

I eventually had the chance to head down to Moone for a wander,  where the famous 7th century High cross stands within the ruins of an old medieval abbey of the same name. The name Moone is said to come … Continue reading

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Brigid’s Well, Kilcullen

Considering the day that’s in it, for those of you who don’t know Febuary 1st is St. Brigid’s Day. A day when both the Goddess and the christian saint are remembered. So I recently came across yet another well dedicated … Continue reading

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White Abbey

Founded in 1292 by William De Vesci Lord of Kildare. The current church dates back to 1887 and became known as the White Abbey because of the color of the Carmelites habits. There are no remains of the earlier structures which … Continue reading

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Fionn Mac Cumhaill.

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