Children of Lir - Dublin Ireland
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N 53° 21.146 W 006° 15.721
29U E 682227 N 5914971
Quick Description: The large sculpture by Oisin Kelly is based on the theme of the "Children of Lir", who according to an old Irish legend were changed into swans.
Location: Ireland
Date Posted: 3/10/2008 8:44:27 AM
Waymark Code: WM3BMR
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member GA Cacher
Views: 79

Long Description:
The sculpture evokes Yeats' famous lines about the 1916 Rebellion: "All is changed, changed utterly; A terrible beauty is born".
Name: Children of Lir

Figure Type: Combination of two figure types

Artist Name: Oisin Kelly

Date created or placed: 1966

Materials used: Copper Bronze

Location: Garden of Remembrance - Panell Square Dublin

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