Literary Parade, St. Patrick's Park

St. Patrick's Park Patrick Street , Dublin 8

One of the most pleasing arrays of sculpture in the city is the Literary Parade of Irish Writers.
It was crafted by Colm Brennan and John Coll and commissioned in 1988 by Irish Distillers to commemorate the so-called Dublin Millennium in 1988

The sculptured heads, each accompanied by a short biography, are set into the arched alcoves of the red-bricked east wall of St Patrick's Park.

The 12 bronze oval plaques feature Samuel Beckett, Brendan Behan, James Joyce, Sean O'Casey, George Bernard Shaw, Jonathan Swift, John Millington Synge, Oscar Wilde, William Butler Yeats, Eilish Dillon, James Clarence Mangan and Austin Clarke


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