Sir John Gray Monument

Statue of Sir John Gray on Lower O Connell Street in Dublin City centre
  • Free to visit

The Sir John Gray Monument is part of a series of statues positioned on Lower O'Connell Street in Dublin City centre.

The Sir John Gray Statue is a freestanding, sculpted Portland limestone figure erected in 1879. The detailed and expertly carved stone monument occupies a prominent site on Lower O'Connell Street.

Sir John Gray (1815-1875) was an Irish physician, surgeon, journalist and politician. The figure on the pedestal, sculpted by Thomas Farrell, commemorates and honours his many endeavours which includes bringing a fresh water supply to Dublin in 1868.

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