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Ireland’s most controversial sculptor gets special screening on TG4

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John Henry Foley – Sculptor of the Empire gets a special screening on TG4 31st July 23:15. Here is a wonderful clip showing how Foley created the Daniel O’Connell Monument in Dublin in 1866 but went on to feel the wrath of Republicans went he took on the commission to sculpt Prince Albert in London as a special favor to Queen Victoria.

 

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