The National Monument, Grand Parade, Cork

The National Monument on the Grand Parade in Cork was unveiled on St Patrick’s Day, 1906. The monument commemorates the rebellions of 1798, 1803, 1848 and 1867. Fr Kavanagh, OSF, unveiled the monument as bands from Cork city and from the county towns played ‘Who fears to speak of ’98?’ D.J. Coakley, a well-known architect, […]

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