During the recent posts on Dun Laoghaire, I promised to briefly return to this charming piece of civic detail.
It is known as the Victoria Fountain. It was erected to commemorate the visit of that queen to Dublin, passing through Dun Laoghaire in 1900, in what would turn out to be the last full year of her reign…. approximately 890 more words. To continue reading, and to learn about frozen footsteps; contentious monarchs; the greatest ironworks in the 19th century world; and even what Indians do with old statues, please press here. to visit my new site Dublin Decoded.