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Brendan Behan Sculpture

Royal Canal Bank, off Dorset Street. At the back of Mountjoy Prison, Dublin, Ireland
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My favourite sculpture in Dublin

Situated on the banks of the Royal Canal on the cities northside is this lovely sculpture of Behan... read more

Reviewed 1 April 2015
Theycallitmadness
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Dublin, Ireland
A beer with Behan

I guess it´s as simple as that Behan is one of my favorites. The statue in itself is nice and a... read more

Reviewed 29 October 2014
Robert G
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Kalmar County, Sweden
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1 Apr 2015
“My favourite sculpture in Dublin”
29 Oct 2014
“A beer with Behan”
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Royal Canal Bank, off Dorset Street. At the back of Mountjoy Prison, Dublin, Ireland
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Reviewed 1 April 2015

Situated on the banks of the Royal Canal on the cities northside is this lovely sculpture of Behan, the triangles have a link to a song called the 'Auld Triangle' which is about the alarm at the nearby Mountjoy prison in the old days 'The...More

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Reviewed 29 October 2014

I guess it´s as simple as that Behan is one of my favorites. The statue in itself is nice and a funny concept, placing him at the royal canal. When we visited there were beer cans placed at Beans feet, either for him or for...More

1  Thank Robert G
Reviewed 19 July 2013

Brendan was born in 1923, and died at the young age of 41, in 1964, and every Irish man to this day will know him. He spent some time in Mountjoy Prison, just beside where this sculpture is, and his brother Dominick wrote "The Old...More

4  Thank letterkennycaint
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