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# statue - Saturday 2 January, 2021

'He was a man ahead of his time': Dublin councillor calls for memorial of Dr Noël Browne
# Dublin City
# Dublin City

'He was a man ahead of his time': Dublin councillor calls for memorial of Dr Noël Browne

Jan 2nd 2021, 7:30 AM 25,639 Views 28 Comments

Browne was appointed Health Minister in 1948 and resigned in April 1951 over the Mother & Child scheme.

# statue - Tuesday 14 July, 2020

Bail granted to man (47) accused of vandalising Luke Kelly statue
# Courts
# Courts

Bail granted to man (47) accused of vandalising Luke Kelly statue

Jul 14th 2020, 3:10 PM 22,175 Views 0 Comments

The man was arrested on Monday and held at Store Street Garda station where he was charged with criminal damage.

# statue - Tuesday 23 June, 2020

Protesters attempt to pull down statue of former US president near White House
# Andrew Jackson
# Andrew Jackson

Protesters attempt to pull down statue of former US president near White House

Jun 23rd 2020, 12:47 PM 34,948 Views 81 Comments

Police used pepper spray to move protesters out of Lafayette Square, where the Andrew Jackson statue is located.

# statue - Friday 12 June, 2020

New Zealand city removes statue of British naval officer John Hamilton
# Hamilton
# Hamilton

New Zealand city removes statue of British naval officer John Hamilton

Jun 12th 2020, 8:44 AM 29,898 Views 115 Comments

Captain John Hamilton is accused of killing indigenous Maori people in the 1860s.

# statue - Thursday 11 June, 2020

Toppled slave trader statue lifted out of Bristol harbour by council
# Bristol
# Bristol

Toppled slave trader statue lifted out of Bristol harbour by council

Jun 11th 2020, 8:15 AM 24,640 Views 119 Comments

Bristol’s mayor Marvin Rees had previously confirmed the statue would be exhibited in a museum.

# statue - Wednesday 10 June, 2020

NFL team remove statue of former owner
# Different Times
From The42
# Different Times

NFL team remove statue of former owner

Jun 10th 2020, 10:22 PM 12,815 Views 5 Comments

The move came two years after Jerry Richardson sold the Carolina Panthers in disgrace following allegations of racism.

# statue - Friday 6 December, 2019

Renewed appeal for information over decapitation of statue outside Thurles cathedral
# Thurles
# Thurles

Renewed appeal for information over decapitation of statue outside Thurles cathedral

Dec 6th 2019, 5:01 PM 10,562 Views 27 Comments

It is believed the incident happened sometime between 26 and 28 June.

# statue - Sunday 1 December, 2019

Archbishop of Cashel renews appeal for missing head of church statue
# Patrick Leahy
# Patrick Leahy

Archbishop of Cashel renews appeal for missing head of church statue

Dec 1st 2019, 1:46 PM 13,237 Views 10 Comments

The head of the marble statue of Archbisop Patrick Leahy was removed and stolen on the night of 27 June.

# statue - Sunday 18 August, 2019

How a Shannon-side sculpture sparked a culture war in Athlone
# Statue
# Statue

How a Shannon-side sculpture sparked a culture war in Athlone

Aug 18th 2019, 9:30 PM 29,713 Views 22 Comments

A proposed sculpture has fueled a debate about cultural misappropriation in Athlone.

# statue - Wednesday 26 June, 2019

Luke Kelly statue in Dublin restored after vandalism
# THE SCRUBLINERS
# THE SCRUBLINERS

Luke Kelly statue in Dublin restored after vandalism

Jun 26th 2019, 12:01 PM 30,342 Views 52 Comments

The black paint was removed by masonry experts this morning.

# statue - Tuesday 25 June, 2019

Luke Kelly statue vandalised just months after it was unveiled
# Vandalised
# Vandalised

Luke Kelly statue vandalised just months after it was unveiled

Jun 25th 2019, 8:52 PM 57,817 Views 97 Comments

The matter has been reported to gardaí.

# statue - Wednesday 20 February, 2019

Police investigate after statue of US sailor kissing nurse is spray-painted with '#MeToo'
# Florida
# Florida

Police investigate after statue of US sailor kissing nurse is spray-painted with '#MeToo'

Feb 20th 2019, 7:44 AM 33,941 Views 51 Comments

Police in Sarasota launched an investigation into who caused the damage – repairs were estimated to be worth $1,000.

# statue - Monday 11 February, 2019

Gardaí recover statues of Oliver Cromwell and William of Orange stolen in 2011 Cork robbery
# Milltown Castle
# Milltown Castle

Gardaí recover statues of Oliver Cromwell and William of Orange stolen in 2011 Cork robbery

Feb 11th 2019, 12:19 PM 52,047 Views 98 Comments

An extensive garda investigation was carried out at the time but the property was never found.

# statue - Wednesday 30 January, 2019

'He lives on': Two Luke Kelly statues unveiled in Dublin city
# Two Lukes
# Two Lukes

'He lives on': Two Luke Kelly statues unveiled in Dublin city

Jan 30th 2019, 6:51 PM 36,046 Views 69 Comments

President Michael D Higgins said that “Luke never failed to convey the human…it is an important day in the cultural life of Ireland.”

# statue - Monday 17 December, 2018

Gardaí investigating after bronze statue stolen from Sligo church
# Sligo
# Sligo

Gardaí investigating after bronze statue stolen from Sligo church

Dec 17th 2018, 1:10 PM 20,930 Views 27 Comments

The statue was taken from a car park sometime between Friday and Sunday.

# statue - Friday 9 November, 2018

Leicester City reveal plans for statue in tribute to late owner Srivaddhanaprabha
# Honour
From The42
# Honour

Leicester City reveal plans for statue in tribute to late owner Srivaddhanaprabha

Nov 9th 2018, 6:49 PM 2,317 Views 0 Comments

Srivaddhanaprabha’s son announced the move as ‘a permanent and fitting tribute to the man that made it all possible.’

# statue - Wednesday 31 October, 2018

The world's largest statue - twice the size of the Statue of Liberty - unveiled amid protests in India
# Statue Of Unity
# Statue Of Unity

The world's largest statue - twice the size of the Statue of Liberty - unveiled amid protests in India

Oct 31st 2018, 7:37 AM 54,905 Views 29 Comments

Local groups were opposed to the Statue of Unity as many families had to leave their homes to accommodate it.

# statue - Friday 20 July, 2018

'Terry was a big strong rugby man not like this little chap' - Limerick's Wogan statue defaced
# Size Matters
# Size Matters

'Terry was a big strong rugby man not like this little chap' - Limerick's Wogan statue defaced

Jul 20th 2018, 1:55 PM 36,759 Views 33 Comments

Two messages have been daubed over one another on part of the statue.

# statue - Monday 18 June, 2018

Controversial Ronaldo bust swapped at Madeira airport
# It's Handsome Or Bust
# It's Handsome Or Bust

Controversial Ronaldo bust swapped at Madeira airport

Jun 18th 2018, 9:30 PM 40,516 Views 33 Comments

The original was swapped on Friday.

# statue - Tuesday 17 April, 2018

Statue of gynaecologist who performed experiments on slaves removed from New York's Central Park
# J Marion Sims
# J Marion Sims

Statue of gynaecologist who performed experiments on slaves removed from New York's Central Park

Apr 17th 2018, 10:30 PM 39,807 Views 73 Comments

A commission recommended in January that the statue of J Marion Sims be relocated from Central Park to a Brooklyn cemetery.

# statue - Thursday 1 March, 2018

Call for statue of Terry Wogan to be melted and recast as it's revealed it cost almost €60,000
# Limerick
# Limerick

Call for statue of Terry Wogan to be melted and recast as it's revealed it cost almost €60,000

Mar 1st 2018, 6:10 AM 46,472 Views 62 Comments

It cost €58,500 to design, build and erect on Limerick’s riverside – almost ten times more than a statue of Anthony Foley cost.

# statue - Tuesday 6 February, 2018

Calls for Prince Albert statue to be removed from grounds of Leinster House
# Prince Albert
# Prince Albert

Calls for Prince Albert statue to be removed from grounds of Leinster House

Feb 6th 2018, 2:55 PM 31,141 Views 185 Comments

The petitioner is seeking its removal based on the fact that it represents British rule over Ireland.

# statue - Tuesday 17 October, 2017

Gardaí investigate theft of Mother and Child statue from Finglas during Storm Ophelia
# Statue
# Statue

Gardaí investigate theft of Mother and Child statue from Finglas during Storm Ophelia

Oct 17th 2017, 6:25 AM 20,850 Views 21 Comments

The statue – officially called Let the Life Flow through – has been situated in a hedgerow opposite from Tesco Clearwater since 1996.

# statue - Wednesday 16 August, 2017

'I'm disgusted, horrified': Vandals damage memorial to Carrickmines fire victims
# Carrickmines
# Carrickmines

'I'm disgusted, horrified': Vandals damage memorial to Carrickmines fire victims

Aug 16th 2017, 12:35 PM 18,069 Views 60 Comments

A local councillor said family members of the victims have only recently moved into their new accommodation, which is near the site of the tragedy.

# statue - Sunday 25 June, 2017

A statue of Terry Wogan was unveiled in Limerick and it doesn't really look anything like him
# Kent Brockman
From The Daily Edge
# Kent Brockman

A statue of Terry Wogan was unveiled in Limerick and it doesn't really look anything like him

Jun 25th 2017, 3:24 PM 10,467 Views 3 Comments

So many jokes.

# statue - Saturday 24 June, 2017

A statue of the late Terry Wogan was unveiled in Limerick today
# The Man Himself
# The Man Himself

A statue of the late Terry Wogan was unveiled in Limerick today

Jun 24th 2017, 6:11 PM 23,813 Views 67 Comments

The bronze statue is located at Poor Man’s Kilkee by the River Shannon.

# statue - Wednesday 8 March, 2017

'Fearless girl' stares down the iconic Wall Street bull
# Come At Me Bro
# Come At Me Bro

'Fearless girl' stares down the iconic Wall Street bull

Mar 8th 2017, 8:54 PM 25,431 Views 39 Comments

A plaque at her foot reads: “Know the power of women in leadership. SHE makes a difference”.

# statue - Wednesday 1 February, 2017

A statue of Terry Wogan is coming to Limerick city centre
# National Treasure
# National Treasure

A statue of Terry Wogan is coming to Limerick city centre

Feb 1st 2017, 9:23 AM 8,983 Views 32 Comments

The Wogan statue is set to be erected on lower Thomas Street in the city.

# statue - Tuesday 27 December, 2016

French slavery monument vandalised with Nazi slogan
# Nazi Graffiti
# Nazi Graffiti

French slavery monument vandalised with Nazi slogan

Dec 27th 2016, 2:58 PM 10,440 Views 25 Comments

The incident happened in the town of Pau, close to the Spanish border.

# statue - Tuesday 5 January, 2016

The Making A Murderer hurling statue comes from a family business in Mullingar
# Solved
# Solved

The Making A Murderer hurling statue comes from a family business in Mullingar

Jan 5th 2016, 5:59 PM 29,593 Views 36 Comments

This is getting closer and closer to home.

The Making A Murderer hurling statue comes from a family business in Mullingar
# Solved
From The Daily Edge
# Solved

The Making A Murderer hurling statue comes from a family business in Mullingar

Jan 5th 2016, 3:53 PM 5,664 Views 5 Comments

This is getting closer and closer to home.

This gargantuan gold statue of Chairman Mao would fit a bus in its pocket
# Holy Mao
# Holy Mao

This gargantuan gold statue of Chairman Mao would fit a bus in its pocket

Jan 5th 2016, 10:31 AM 17,311 Views 59 Comments

It’s seriously big, like huge.

# statue - Monday 4 January, 2016

Baby Jesus stolen from crib at Arklow church
# Wicklow
# Wicklow

Baby Jesus stolen from crib at Arklow church

Jan 4th 2016, 9:42 AM 11,679 Views 61 Comments

The statue was later found broken.

# statue - Sunday 20 September, 2015

This is the statue of Sonia O'Sullivan that was unveiled in Cobh today
# Legend
From The42
# Legend

This is the statue of Sonia O'Sullivan that was unveiled in Cobh today

Sep 20th 2015, 4:27 PM 48,287 Views 78 Comments

No sign of Gabriella Szabo.

# statue - Saturday 15 August, 2015

These are 16 of the world's most enormous statues
# Woah
# Woah

These are 16 of the world's most enormous statues

Aug 15th 2015, 6:00 PM 29,005 Views 37 Comments

The absolute SIZE of them.

# statue - Wednesday 27 May, 2015

This 'sexist' statue on a college campus has become a big talking point on Twitter
# Mansplaining
From The Daily Edge
# Mansplaining

This 'sexist' statue on a college campus has become a big talking point on Twitter

May 27th 2015, 10:57 AM 7,038 Views 5 Comments

This is one controversial statue.

# statue - Monday 25 May, 2015

Turkmenistan has unveiled this MASSIVE statue of its president riding a horse
# Cult Of Personality
# Cult Of Personality

Turkmenistan has unveiled this MASSIVE statue of its president riding a horse

May 25th 2015, 3:00 PM 23,524 Views 58 Comments

He’s also holding a dove.

# statue - Saturday 28 February, 2015

What's the real story behind this famous statue?
# Lady On The Rock
# Lady On The Rock

What's the real story behind this famous statue?

Feb 28th 2015, 9:15 AM 22,760 Views 19 Comments

Ever wondered about those white statues?

# statue - Monday 22 December, 2014

Everyone's thinking the same thing about Ronaldo's new statue
# Erect
From The Daily Edge
# Erect

Everyone's thinking the same thing about Ronaldo's new statue

Dec 22nd 2014, 10:27 AM 12,409 Views 9 Comments

They spared no expense on the detail…

# statue - Sunday 21 December, 2014

Cristiano Ronaldo's home town erects statue in his honour
# The Cr7 Show
From The42
# The Cr7 Show

Cristiano Ronaldo's home town erects statue in his honour

Dec 21st 2014, 2:08 PM 9,345 Views 14 Comments

It’s one way to pay tribute to the Portuguese star.

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