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  • Address: Corner of Grafton St and Suffolk St, Dublin, Ireland
  • Admission: Free

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Molly Malone Statue

The bronze statue of Molly Malone commemorates the young woman featured in the local ballad, 'Cockles and Mussels'. As the song goes, this beautiful woman plied her trade as a fishmonger through the streets where her statue now rests, until she suddenly died of a fever. As a nod to the folk song, a statue was erected on the corner of Grafton and Suffolk streets and unveiled at the 1988 Dublin Millennium celebrations.

This tune has been adopted as Dublin's unofficial anthem, boosting this heroine to eternal fame. Though there is debate as to whether or not a Molly Malone like the one in the song ever existed, she is real to the people of Dublin and is remembered both in song as well as on June 13, National Molly Malone Day. The statue also acts as a popular rendezvous spot for groups as the beautiful bosomy woman with her cart cannot be missed.

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Early Access: Book of Kells Including Exterior Tour of Dublin Castle

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Location: Dublin, Ireland
Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes (approx.)

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Dublin Highlights Tour Including Skip-the-Line St Patrick's Cathedral Visit

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This tour offers unique access to two of Ireland’s must see top attractions: St. Patrick’s Cathedral and Dublin's Medieval Quarter. This tour is ...  Read more

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