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Reviewed 3 days ago

This park is across from his home. It is a beautiful statue of him which depending on the angle you view it looks different. They have many of his witty sayings on some posts right near the statue. Beautiful park setting.

Thank patsyp_11
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As a literary student I made sure to visit Merrion Square to see the statue of the great satirical author. I wasn't disappointed it's beautiful and sits on a rock making it an imposing sculpture. However it was memorable for the wrong reasons. The park...More

Thank cramptonlouisa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we walked around the park and found the monument,it really is great how they have made it into the rock. Also straight across the road is where Oscar Wilde lived while in Dublin.

Thank scunnyman
Reviewed August 7, 2018

This is a superb statue, a modern classic if you will, Oscar laying down on a rock just chilling. Fantastic.

Thank Steve57C
Reviewed July 30, 2018

I wouldn't go out of my way to see the statue, but as we were walking past it was worth stopping for a few minutes.

Thank wherelolawent
Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

The statue is a nice tribute to Oscar Wilde and his life. Simple but iconic, I'd recommend to pass by during a city walk.

Thank Bianca D
Reviewed July 16, 2018

Oscar Wilde is looking at the male stature bust, with a sculpture of his wife near by, across from the home where he lived. Set in a small park

Thank GinnyKelowna
Reviewed July 13, 2018 via mobile

If you are nearby it is interesting enough for a quick stop, but to me it is not something you go out of your way for...unless you are a fan of Oscar Wilde.

Thank Twwhit72
Reviewed July 13, 2018 via mobile

Located in the corner of Merrion park, the statue shows him slouched and leaning back on the corner of a rock, showing some attitude. Worth a look and close to Trinity and Stephens Green. Thanks for the vote if you found this review helpful.

Thank nilintentum_reliquit
Reviewed June 26, 2018

A group of 33 of us spent just a few minutes here and the history of Mr Wilde is.... wild, to say the least! Great facial expression from either side. Small statue of his wife, under which are some wonderful sayings attributed to Oscar. His...More

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