Kilkenny War Memorial
Posted by: dnrseekers
N 52° 39.107 W 007° 15.026
29U E 618352 N 5834971
Quick Description: Unveiled in June, 2012, this beautiful memorial is along the Kilkenny River Trail.
Date Posted: 7/26/2012 2:26:49 PM
Waymark Code: WMEZ6T
Located along the river with poetry and modern engraving, the beautiful monument is honour of all those Kilkenny citizens killed in any war or on service to the United Nations. The memorial was carved by artist Aileen Ann Brannigan. Further information about the trail can be found at www.trailkilkenny.ie.
Type of Memorial: Non-Specific Memorial
In Honor Of: In honour of all those Kilkenny Citizens who died in past wars or on service to the United Nations.
I see His blood upon the Rose,
and in the Stars, the glory of His eyes.
Date of dedication: June, 2012
Who Put it Here?: Mayor David Fitzgerald, the Kilkenny County Council and Borough Council
Description of Memorial:
This is situated in canal square between the bridge and Kilkenny Castle. The lettering is done with color and in contemporary style. The sayings are replicated in Gaelic on the other two sides. The swirls at the bottom are reminiscent of Celtic symbols.
Wars mentioned (Multi-war only): Not listed
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