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The famous Man

This is a status of the famous republican and trade unionist James (Jim ) Larkin it Is located... read more

Reviewed October 9, 2018
235AndrewR
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Nantwich, United Kingdom
Great statue

A lovely statue of a great man from History. The story behind him shows the true spirit of the man... read more

Reviewed July 31, 2018
H2630RDlaurenceb
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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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Reviewed April 29, 2015

I saw him, and I burst into song on the street: “OOOOOO-klahoma where the Sun goes round and round and round...” No, I don’t know the words. I love the apparently jubilant pose of the statue, arms and even fingers flung high into the sky....More

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Reviewed October 9, 2018

This is a status of the famous republican and trade unionist James (Jim ) Larkin it Is located just down from the GPO in the middle of O'Connell Street, and well worth a photo stop when in this part of Dublin

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Reviewed August 29, 2018 via mobile

I wasn’t much impressed. To me it appears to be like any other statues, except that with this one the lad is holding his hands a bit high, open arms, a sign of joy

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Reviewed July 31, 2018 via mobile

A lovely statue of a great man from History. The story behind him shows the true spirit of the man and it comes through in the statue.

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Reviewed July 5, 2018

James Larkin (1876 - 1947) was Irish republican, socialist and trade union leader. An expresive bronze statue, monument was unveiled in 1980.

Thank milankov
Reviewed June 3, 2018

This is a very picturesque statue, in that no matter the kind of day you are having you can get a good photo. It is darker than most of the statues on O'Connell besides O'Connell himself. James Larkin: by Oisín Kelly. An expressive bronze life-sized...More

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Reviewed May 2, 2018

...to see this! Think it went for a bit of a walk in the tram reshuffle, nice to see Jim up there again...

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Reviewed April 24, 2018 via mobile

Another one of Dublin's iconic statues. This one comes with an audio guide if you follow the QR code on the sticker. He can be found on O'Connell Street, easy to locate

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Reviewed September 10, 2017 via mobile

Iconic Ststue at the bottom of O'Connell Street depicting Big Jim Larkin, trade union activist and working class hero. His pose replicates one of his famous addresses where he spoke to the masses during the famous lockout in the early 19th century. The statue faces...More

Thank Bozeman-Dublin
Reviewed August 2, 2017

This statue commemorates the Irish Trade Unionist and it stands in the centre of O'Connell Street just in front of the Monument of Light and across the road from the GPO. James (Jim) Larkin was was lively and powerful orator and the statue captures the...More

Thank David D
Reviewed July 13, 2017 via mobile

The statue of Jim Larkin is located in the middle of O'Connell street past the spire towards the bridge.

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