Dublin in County Dublin, Leinster, Ireland — Mid-East (and Dublin)
(1778 - 1803)
The Robert Emmet
United States of America
April 13, 1966
Francis J. Kane, Chairman
Ambassador Scott McLeod
Devlin W. Dormer, Esq.
Hon. Michael J. Kirwan, M.C.
Hon. Thomas P. O'Neill, M.C.
Hon. Daniel J. Flood, M.C.
Hon. John E. Fogarty, M.C.
N. Mike Devlin, Esq.
The statue, erected in 1968, in a small enclave on the west side of the park faces the house in which Robert Emmet was born (now demolished). In 1803 he led an uprising for which he was executed. He was 25 years old.
The bronze statue is a replica of a statue in Washington which was commissioned by a group of Irish-Americans in 1916 and unveiled by President Wilson in 1917.
Erected 1968 by the Robert Emmet Statue Committee of the United States of America.
Location. 53° 20.339′ N, 6° 15.654′ W. Marker is in Dublin, Leinster, in County Dublin. Touch for map. Memorial is along a walking path near the northwest boundary of St. Stephen's Green, about 100 feet east of the intersection of St. Stephen's Green and Glovers Alley.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Lord Ardilaun (within Jeremiah O'Donovan Rossa / Ó Donnabháin Rosa (within shouting distance of this marker); Fusiliers’ Arch (within shouting distance of this marker); William Butler Yeats (within shouting distance of this marker); James Clarence Mangan (about 120 meters away, measured in a direct line); St. Stephen's Green Bandstand (about 180 meters away); Countess Constance Markievicz (about 180 meters away); Haslam Memorial Seat (about 180 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Dublin.
Also see . . .
1. Robert Emmet. (Submitted on December 9, 2009.)
2. The Speech from the Dock. (Submitted on December 9, 2009.)
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