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This sculpture is located close to the Dept for the Environment building and the banks of the... read more

Reviewed November 18, 2018
northants90
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Northampton, United Kingdom
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Lose the locks

I think it is very nice handicraft. I don;t see the purpose of the locks that are newly hung off it... read more

Reviewed August 22, 2016
Hanni_LR43
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Whitehead, United Kingdom
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Reviewed February 8, 2019 via mobile

This sculpture is the Universal Links on Human Rights, a memorial to prisoners of conscience around the world. The sculpture was commissioned by Amnesty International and gifted to the city of Dublin. The sculpture consists of a series of interlinked chains and bars in the...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed November 18, 2018 via mobile

This sculpture is located close to the Dept for the Environment building and the banks of the river. It was donated by Amnesty International and has an eternal flame and chains to represent those in the world unlawfully incarcerated. Whilst it may not be striking...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed July 1, 2018

I am sure many people pass this by and never really look to see what it is about. If you look at this, you will see a bright flame or bright light in the center that is being constrained and locked away by the chains...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed February 24, 2017

Now I will admit I don't even know what this is even for as to me it is just a ball of fire. But I will admit that I find this ball of fire quite attractive. Worth a stop to look at.

Date of experience: February 2017
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Reviewed November 13, 2016

On the other side of the Old Customs House we came across another sculpture, a large sphere of welded interlinked chains and bars with an eternal flame in the center. This was the Universal Links on Human Rights memorial. It was commissioned by Amnesty International...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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Reviewed October 8, 2016

One easily passes the universal links on human rights globe bowl in the center of the street, as one simply does not feel so attracted to a tiny monument without explanations standing by.

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed August 22, 2016

I think it is very nice handicraft. I don;t see the purpose of the locks that are newly hung off it lately, they destroy it in a way. It would look better without them. The form of it is lovely, so they are a silly...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed August 21, 2016

This artwork does immediately demand your attention. It is a great sphere of chains, taller than you, with a tube inside with a flame burning. The chains are black, criss-crossing, and of different thicknesses. They are fixed to the sphere’s bars in such a way...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed May 17, 2016

This is located on the traffic Island at the junction of Amiens Street and Memorial Road, close to Busáras and The Customs House. Making a guess I would say that most people drive or walk by this without being aware that it is a sculpture...More

Date of experience: May 2016
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Reviewed September 30, 2015

While walking all around the Custom House to gain a fuller appreciation of its beauty, I stumbled onto this sculpture. The name plate suggests an artist with a keen sense of both the promise and denial of human rights. The global is bound by chains...More

Date of experience: September 2015
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