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My Mistake

We saw this sculpture on our Ring of Kerry tour, and I thought I remembered this being for Vikings... read more

Reviewed 27 April 2018
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Interesting

Whilst driving through town, we observed this very interesting sculpture, being lovers, of street... read more

Reviewed 27 October 2017
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Reviewed 27 April 2018

We saw this sculpture on our Ring of Kerry tour, and I thought I remembered this being for Vikings. I was completely wrong, owing that it was a tribute to the Monks traveling to one of the two Skellig Islands to found an abbey there.

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Reviewed 27 October 2017

Whilst driving through town, we observed this very interesting sculpture, being lovers, of street art/statues/sculptures etc. we had to find out all about this one. Definitely worth a stop, any excuse to stretch the legs.

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Reviewed 22 October 2017

This is a unique piece of art with an interesting story and worth a short visit. That said, the stay will likely be quite brief as you move on to other attractions in the area.

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Reviewed 22 July 2017

This sculpture of ancient monks is on the entrance to Cahersiveen and was created by Eamon Doherty and erected in 1995

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Reviewed 22 April 2017

The sculpture by Éamonn O'Doherty is of four monks in a crescent moon shaped boat, which is elevated high in the air by eight oars. The sculpture is said to represent Saint Bréanainn and his fellow monks' voyage to Skellig Michael, where together they founded...More

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Reviewed 23 February 2017

I loved seeing this as we came into town, as it says so much about the history and culture of this area. It is one of my favorite symbols of ancient Ireland and made me feel I had arrived to a very special place. (Which...More

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Reviewed 26 August 2016

The Skellig Monks Sculpture (aka St. Brendan the Navigator Monument) depicts four monks in a sickle-shaped boat elevated on poles representing oars. The large bronze sculpture was created by Eamon Doherty and erected in 1995 in a small park east of Caherciveen to commemorate the...More

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