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Address: St Stephen's Green | Dublin 2, Dublin, Ireland

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Testimony to heroism

From the previous posts you will see that this memorial was erected in respect to fallen soldiers, mainly from Dublin who died in far off shores of South Africa, and sadly that... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 24, 2015
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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

From the previous posts you will see that this memorial was erected in respect to fallen soldiers, mainly from Dublin who died in far off shores of South Africa, and sadly that some rather disrespectful people named it 'traitors gate'. Could you imagine if in about 20 years time a new government takes over Britain or the states and lets... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Acting as the main entrance to St Stephen's Green, this is a lovely arch with military history and names of fallen soldiers etched in above your head. It is a great looking piece of architecture.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

It's a triumphal arch commemorating the Royal Dublin Fusiliers that served in the Second Boer war. Directly over the arch you'll see the inscription of the names of the battle locations (Talana, Colenso, Harts Hill, and Ladysmith). Underneath the arch are the names of the 212 who died in the war. It appears to be modeled after the Arch of... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2013

I know it's only half as wide and one-fifth as high, but every time I see this landmark monument at the Grafton Street entrance to St. Stephen's Green, I somehow can't help thinking of the world famous Arc de Triomphe. Could this be a case of "all triumphal arches look the same" ? Maybe. It does indeed appear that both... More 

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