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The Rise & Fall of Lord Dunkellin
September 9, 2017 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm| Free
The eldest son of the lord Clanricarde of Portumna, Lord Dunkellin (1827-1867) served as MP for both Galway borough and county. In May 1922, a statue in his memory by renowned Victorian sculptor John Henry Foley was pulled from its pedestal in Eyre Square and unceremoniously dumped into the River Corrib. John local historian and author John Joe Conwell to find out why. Age 10+