You Were Only Supposed To Blow The Bloody Doors Off

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For the night what’s in it.

Nelson’s Pillar, O’Connell Street, Dublin, March 8, 1966

Most audacious previous attempt?

On 29 October 1955, a group of nine University College Dublin students locked themselves inside the pillar and tried to melt the statue with flamethrowers.

 

Good times.

Pic via National Library archive

Thanks Sibling of Daedalus

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