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Fans rock Joe Dolan statue

Published 18/11/2010 | 05:00

ADORING fans have rocked Joe Dolan's memorial statue to its foundations, leaving Westmeath County Council with no option but to remove and reinforce the bronze replica.

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The statue, erected in 2008, was removed from Mullingar and brought to a foundry in Dublin yesterday, where essential reinforcement works will be completed in two weeks.

"It became loose as a consequence of people literally getting up on the statue," said Westmeath County Council chairman Michael Dollard.

Irish Independent

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