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# monument - Sunday 29 January, 2017

William and Harry commission London statue of Princess Diana

The sculpture will stand in the public grounds of her former residence, Kensington Palace.

# monument - Saturday 9 July, 2016

"I'm losing money every day while nothing is being done... it's a nightmare" - How Moore Street's traders have been forgotten about

Marie Cullen sells her fruit and veg on Moore Street in the shadow of the battle for the National Monument.

# monument - Wednesday 30 March, 2016

4,000-year-old monument damaged during clearance works

Locals say they are saddened by the damage.

# monument - Monday 14 March, 2016

Top Gear apologises for "unwise" filming of car stunts near war memorial

People were not happy about the choice of location, near the Cenotaph in London.

# monument - Wednesday 23 April, 2014

NAMA pledges €5m for Moore Street site but dispute remains over 1916 plans

It was announced last year that the four houses at 14 to 17 Moore Street are to be converted into a commemorative centre at the national monument.

# monument - Monday 7 April, 2014

Hundred-year-old treasure found in time capsule under Columbus monument

Coins, medals, banknotes and some old scrolls were found in the box which was hidden when the monument was put in place in 1921.

# monument - Tuesday 11 February, 2014

From The42 Páidí Ó Sé monument to be erected in West Kerry in May 2015 In Memory

Páidí Ó Sé monument to be erected in West Kerry in May 2015

The aim is to unveil the life-size bronze monument on the day that would have been Páidí’s 60th birthday.

# monument - Tuesday 7 January, 2014

From The Daily Edge This group want to build a large Satan statue in a US city Monumental Request

This group want to build a large Satan statue in a US city

It’s one hell of a plan. Ahem.

# monument - Tuesday 16 July, 2013

Commemorative centre to be built at 14 - 17 Moore Street

It was announced today that structures from 1916 won’t be demolished on the historic Moore Street.

# monument - Thursday 23 August, 2012

Photos: The monuments that pay their own way Monumental This post contains images

Photos: The monuments that pay their own way

A new survey has listed the most valuable monuments in Europe. So which one towered above all the rest?

# monument - Tuesday 10 April, 2012

Scale model of Che Guevara monument being built

A scale model of the proposed glass monument, which contains an image of the revolutionary known as ‘El Che’, is currently being constructed, Galway Cllr Billy Cameron has said.

# monument - Tuesday 28 February, 2012

Che Guevara monument would ‘shame the people of Galway and Ireland’

A proposal to build a monument to the Cuban revolutionary has been harshly criticised by local businessman Declan Ganley.