A street reserved for the greats of Irish history
The O'Connell Monument
The bronze statue depicts Daniel O'Connell and it was unveiled in 1882, 35 years after his death. The 40-foot landmark monument still bears bullet holes from the 1916 Rising.
William Smith O'Brien
Unveiled in 1870, this marble statue was cast in honour of the leader of the 1848 rebellion who was sentenced to death for treason.
Sir John Gray
This marble statue of the nationalist MP Sir John Gray was unveiled in 1879. He played a key role in the introduction of a water supply to Dublin.
Fr Theobald Mathew
The Fr Mathew statue is made of limestone and erected in 1890, 36 years after a sculpture in the priest's honour was unveiled in Cork.
Charles Stewart Parnell
This pillar holds a bronze statue of the 'uncrowned king of Ireland'. It was unveiled in 1911, 20 years after the politician's death.
Unveiled in 1979, this bronze statue is a life-size replica of the trade union leader. It was only the second commemorative figure to be erected on O'Connell Street in the 20th Century.
Situated at the junction of North Earl Street and O'Connell Street is the 8ft bronze of the writer. It was unveiled in 1990.