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James Clarence Mangan

(1803 - 1849)

 
 
James Clarence Mangan Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., April 6, 2009
1. James Clarence Mangan Memorial
Inscription.  
He has been described as the greatest poet of the nineteenth century. He died of cholera in 1849. The bronze bust by Oliver Sheppard was unveiled in 1909 on behalf of the National Literary Society.

In a niche in the pedestal is a marble head representing Róisín Dubh, the last work of Willie Pearse.

[From the Monuments of St. Stephen's Green marker found in the park.]
 
Erected by Office of Public Works.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Arts, Letters, Music. A significant historical year for this entry is 1849.
 
Location. 53° 20.283′ N, 6° 15.595′ W. Marker is in Dublin, Leinster, in County Dublin. Marker and memorial are in St. Stephen's Green park, which is located at the southern terminus of Grafton Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Dublin, Leinster 2, Ireland. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. William Butler Yeats (within shouting distance of this marker); St. Stephen's Green Bandstand (within shouting distance of this marker); Countess Constance Markievicz (within shouting distance of this marker);
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Haslam Memorial Seat (within shouting distance of this marker); James Joyce (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Thomas M. Kettle (about 120 meters away); Lord Ardilaun (about 120 meters away); Robert Emmet (about 120 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Dublin.
 
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James Clarence Mangan Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., September 20, 2009
2. James Clarence Mangan Marker
On the Monuments of St. Stephen's Green marker.
Monuments of St. Stephen's Green Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., April 6, 2009
3. Monuments of St. Stephen's Green Marker
James Clarence Mangan Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., April 6, 2009
4. James Clarence Mangan Memorial
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 13, 2024. It was originally submitted on September 16, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,499 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 16, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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