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‘The Pillar – The Life and Afterlife of the Nelson Pillar’ by Donal Fallon (2014)

O’Connell Street, March 8th, 1966. 1:30am. Admiral Horatio Nelson fell to the street with such velocity that his entire body shattered. All around him the granite column upon which he had stood for nearly 160 years thundered into the ground, sending enormous clouds of dust into Dublin City’s night sky. It was 1:30am on 8th […]
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