The Onion Seller
The Onion Seller ~ Bronze
Sculptor ~ Séamus Murphy (1907-1975)
This is a monument to the women dealers in the Coal Quay, Cork City Open Market.
It was erected on February 27th 1986 and unveiled on February 28th 1986 by the Lord Mayor, Alderman Dan Wallace TD as a gift to the City of Cork to commemorate Cork 800 by Sunbeam Wolsey PLC.
Séamus Murphy was born at Greenhill, Burnfort, Mallow, Co Cork.
The Echo Boy
The Echo Boy ~ Bronze
Sculptor ~ Barry Moloney
This memorial is for the Echo Boys.
Poor and often homeless children who sold the newspaper The Evening Echo & on the streets in Cork City.
Evening Echo newspapers for sale
Barry Moloney (1935 – 1992) was principal of the Crawford School of Art. Unfortunately, I had little success in finding information about Barry Moloney.
Plaque on the wall behind the Echo Boy.
“The Echo Boy”
150 years of
The Cork Examiner
And 100 years of the
The sculpture was
Unveiled 8 December 1991 by
Councillor Denis (Dino) Cregan
Lord Mayor of Cork
Relocated from Cook Street to
Saint Patrick’s Street 2004