Bullring Pikeman Statue

A photograph of the bronze Pikeman statue in Wexford's Bullring. The sculpture was created by Irish nationalist Oliver Sheppard back in the early 1900s.

A plaque in the vicinity reads as follows:

This monument commemorates the gallant men of Wexford who fought for Ireland's freedom in 1798. One of the many uprisings against foreign domination during the centuries of subjection 1169-1921. It is the work of Oliver Sheppard, RHA, and was erected in 1904.

In 2009, the Pikeman statue was restored, as it started to turn green. This discolouration has been caused by a build-up of rust over the decades.

Bullring Pikeman Statue

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