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Victorian Fountain (restored) - Dun Laoghaire

The Victoria Fountain described by architectural historian Peter Pearson in his book 'Kingstown' as: "a beautiful monument, a defenseless symbol of the bygone age", was erected to commemorate Queen Victoria's visit to Dún Laoghaire in 1900.

 

Every time i see it I notice additional detail such as "Keep The Pavement Dry"

 

 

This small decorative fountain was vandalised in 1982 but it was completely restored in 2002, I wonder if many who pass be actually realize what it is?

 

During her 63 year reign Queen Victoria visited Ireland 4 times.

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Taken on August 12, 2011