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#nelson's pillar

# nelsons-pillar - Friday 1 March, 2019

'I'm really enjoying my rugby at the moment and I'm happy out there'
# Nelson's Pillar
From The42
# Nelson's Pillar

'I'm really enjoying my rugby at the moment and I'm happy out there'

Mar 1st 2019, 8:00 AM 7,262 Views 5 Comments

Ulster’s Peter Nelson has been given a new lease of life of late.

# nelsons-pillar - Sunday 7 August, 2016

After 50 years, Nelson's Pillar is returning to O'Connell Street - in a slightly different format
# Build It And They Will Come
# Build It And They Will Come

After 50 years, Nelson's Pillar is returning to O'Connell Street - in a slightly different format

Aug 7th 2016, 12:00 PM 32,988 Views 82 Comments

A Lego model of ‘the Pillar’ is on display in the GPO as part of a recreation of the post office during the 1916 Rising.

# nelsons-pillar - Saturday 12 March, 2016

The long road to the Spire: Here's why it took 37 years to replace Nelson's Pillar
# Monument Of Light
# Monument Of Light

The long road to the Spire: Here's why it took 37 years to replace Nelson's Pillar

Mar 12th 2016, 8:15 AM 30,857 Views 56 Comments

A mooted ‘Millennium Arch’ fell by the wayside, and there were many other proposals along the way.

# nelsons-pillar - Tuesday 8 March, 2016

50 years later and the Nelson's Pillar bomber says he has no regrets
# Anniversary
# Anniversary

50 years later and the Nelson's Pillar bomber says he has no regrets

Mar 8th 2016, 4:31 PM 33,440 Views 144 Comments

Liam Sutcliffe planted the bomb which destroyed the monument half a century ago.

# nelsons-pillar - Saturday 8 March, 2014

Photos: On this day in 1966 Nelson’s Pillar in O’Connell Street was blown up
# Bomb
# Bomb

Photos: On this day in 1966 Nelson’s Pillar in O’Connell Street was blown up

Mar 8th 2014, 7:45 AM 41,645 Views 153 Comments

At approximately 1.30am on 8 March a bomb exploded on Dublin’s main thoroughfare.

# nelsons-pillar - Wednesday 15 January, 2014

Here's what Twitter thinks the Dublin Spire should be named after
# Dublin Spire
From The Daily Edge
# Dublin Spire

Here's what Twitter thinks the Dublin Spire should be named after

Jan 15th 2014, 12:26 PM 3,517 Views 5 Comments

Bono, obviously.