Luke Kelly Statue

The Luke Kelly Statue on King Street in Dublin City, commemorates the legendary Dublin born singer, folk musician and actor. He was also a founding member of the well known band The Dubliners.

With his distinctive singing style, Luke Kelly is often regarded as one of Ireland's greatest folk singers. To mark the 35th anniversary of his death a statue was unveiled on Dublin City's King Street South, in January 2019.

This life sized, seated bronze sculpture was created by artist John Coll. Many fans from Ireland and beyond visit the statue to pay tribute to Luke Kelly, whose legacy and contribution to Irish music can only be described as iconic. A second sculpture, a marble portrait head by Vera Klute, was unveiled at the same time on Dublin’s Guild Street in the North Inner City.

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