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Rory Gallagher Place - Cork City

Rory Gallagher Place, Cork, Ireland
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Tribute to a guitar great

Tribute statue to Rory Gallagher a wonderful guitarist brought up in Cork. As a big fan I had to... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
AberdeenM
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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Great Place to see

It is always nice to pass through Rory Gallagher Place. It is full of the city going and coming... read more

Reviewed 12 May 2016
DougHeffernanCork
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Cork, Ireland
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4 weeks ago
“Tribute to a guitar great”
11 May 2016
“Great Place to see”
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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Rory Gallagher Place, Cork, Ireland
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Tribute statue to Rory Gallagher a wonderful guitarist brought up in Cork. As a big fan I had to visit this. Also plaque on wall Rory Gallagher Place. Would imagine the little square would be quite busy with people sitting out in summer time.

Thank AberdeenM
Reviewed 12 May 2016

It is always nice to pass through Rory Gallagher Place. It is full of the city going and coming. Over in one corner you will have music, the other corner people praying or as they call it prophesying. I love it

1  Thank DougHeffernanCork
Reviewed 7 October 2014 via mobile

City council has done its best - Rory Gallagher was after all a son of the city of Cork & while his talent was phenomenal & his premature death very sad, this area while OK is nevertheless sadly quite seedy & scruffy - it's the...More

Thank Marguerite W
Reviewed 5 July 2014

In 1997 Paul Street Plaza was renamed as Rory Gallagher Place and a memorial sculpture was unveiled. The sculpture, by Geraldine Creedon, takes the form of a guitar on one side, while the other side consists of intertwined lyrics from Rory's Jinx album. Unfortunately the...More

1  Thank infomatique
Reviewed 26 December 2013

if you want to visit here because of Rory, don't bother. There is absolutely nothing at all to commemorate him save a plaque denoting the location. On one side there it a TESCO shop with some food joints on the other. The 'plaza' itself, is...More

1  Thank saravima
Reviewed 20 October 2013

As a long time Rorry Gallagher fan touring Ireland for the first time, I had to find this monument in the heart of the city!! Very moving trip as I walked in his footsteps and later found his gravesite!

3  Thank SidSidow
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