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William Orpen statue by Rowan Gillespie
Credits to: Dominic Lee / Posted: April 16th, 2018
A site has been secured for the William Orpen statue designed and created by Rowan Gillespie. The site will be in front of the Talbot Hotel, Stillorgan (ex Stillorgan Park Hotel). The sculpture will be visible from the Stillorgan Duel Carriageway. A house originally stood in the grounds of the hotel which could be seen across the fields from Oriel Lodge where William Orpen was born.
The statue will be unveiled in a ceremony in Aug/Sep - date to be confirmed.