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Father Mathew Statue

Patrick St., Cork, Ireland
+353 21 427 3251
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It's ok as far as statues go

This statue is probably not worth a mention as a separate "thing to do" in TripAdvisor. You will... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
County-Hunter
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Tacoma, WA
A little bit of irony?

This statue commemorates the founder of the temperance movement in Ireland. For a country that... read more

Reviewed 17 August 2016
AK8397
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Ontario, Canada
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1 week ago
“It's ok as far as statues go”
17 Aug 2016
“A little bit of irony?”
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Patrick St., Cork, Ireland
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+353 21 427 3251
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This statue is probably not worth a mention as a separate "thing to do" in TripAdvisor. You will see it as you walk along St. Patrick's St and maybe take a picture as we did, but you wouldn't go out of your way to see...More

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Reviewed 17 August 2016

This statue commemorates the founder of the temperance movement in Ireland. For a country that loves its pubs and beer, there's a little bit of irony in having such a statue prominently displayed on Saint Patrick Street. If I'm not mistaken, I believe that I...More

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Reviewed 18 March 2016

Why is this still listed? It is just a small statue at the top of Patrick Street in Cork. It can be seen as you walk by

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Reviewed 17 January 2016

It is not a visitor attraction as such, unless you have a particular interest in the 'Apostle of Temperence' Father Theobald Matthew. Otherwise it is something you can view fairly quickly as you walk by or stop for a few minutes to thank him for...More

Thank Bryno
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Reviewed 20 October 2015

This statue serves as an interesting landmark and a gathering point but not much beyond that. The statue commemorates a 19th-century priest who was a prominent figure in the Temperance Movement. It is hard to imagine such efforts would receive effusive recognition in current society....More

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Reviewed 1 September 2013

This is interesting to look at but I wouldn't class it a tourist attraction. It is not worth going out of your way to visit. But If you are walking through Cork City Centre it is worth a couple of minutes of your time

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Reviewed 20 August 2012

As others have said, this is simply a statue in the middle of the street. it is not really an attraction, but might be of historical interest to those interest in the temperance movement.

1  Thank saravima
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Reviewed 2 January 2012

It is just a small statue of Fr Mathew on Patrick street. It should not be listed here on TA

2  Thank Bryno
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Reviewed 22 December 2011

Nothing much in the middle of Paticks street. YOu would get run down crossing the road to it

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