Dublin in County Dublin, Leinster, Ireland — Mid-East (and Dublin)
Theobald Wolfe Tone
An Irish patriot convicted of treason. He died mysteriously in prison in November 1798.
The memorial consists of a ten-foot figure of Wolfe Tone backed by a wall of rough granite columns of varying width and rising to 16 feet in height.
Behind the granite columns is a group of bronze figures that symbolize the past unhappy subjugation of the Irish people. This group represents the cause for which Tone sacrificed his life. He was thirty-five years old.
The memorial was unveiled by President de Valera in 1967.
Erected 1967 by Republic of Ireland.
Location. 53° 20.303′ N, 6° 15.371′ W. Marker is in Dublin, Leinster, in County Dublin. Marker is at the intersection of St. Stephen's Green (National Road 11) and Hume Street, on the left when traveling north on St. Stephen's Green. Touch for map. Memorial is on the eastern corner plaza of St. Stephen's Green.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Thomas M. Kettle (about 150 meters away, measured in a direct line); Haslam Memorial Seat (about 180 meters away); Countess Constance Markievicz (about 210 meters away); The "Three Fates" St. Stephen's Green Bandstand (approx. 0.2 kilometers away); James Clarence Mangan (approx. 0.2 kilometers away); Leinster House (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); William Butler Yeats (approx. 0.3 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Dublin.
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