#Otd 1966: Nelson’s Pillar in #Dublin blown up by Irish republicans! It was a large granite column capped by a statue of Horatio Nelson, built in the centre of what was then Sackville St (later renamed O'Connell St). "British Admiral Leaves Dublin By Air" said Éamon de Valera! pic.twitter.com/tj8ruxEebj
— Irish History Bitesize! (@lorraineelizab6) March 8, 2021
Name that jammer, anyone?
Here is a chunk of that very statue my father gathered in the aftermath… pic.twitter.com/pnqwsMIf4Q
— QSpaceQ (@QSpaceQ1) March 8, 2021