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Gaelic Chieftain Sculpture

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Eye catching sculpture

Look up from the road on the road out from Boyle to see this magnificent sculpture. It is huge... read more

Reviewed February 4, 2018
G D
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Darlington, United Kingdom
Fantastic views

This stop off point has some fantastic views of the surrounding landscape of Roscommon and beyond... read more

Reviewed October 14, 2017
Ur G
,
Cork, Ireland
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“car park” (2 reviews)
“lough key” (4 reviews)
“battle” (2 reviews)
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N61, Boyle, Ireland
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Reviewed 4 February 2018

Look up from the road on the road out from Boyle to see this magnificent sculpture. It is huge with the limitless sky behind it, it was impressive.

Thank G D
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Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

This stop off point has some fantastic views of the surrounding landscape of Roscommon and beyond. I love it.

Thank Ur G
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

I stopped here to take a break off the N4 and found the sculpture to be quite captivating. It won't be to everyone's taste as it is a modern work, but it's worth a look. Unfortunately it is marred by some graffiti, which is a...More

Thank Julie A
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Reviewed 28 September 2017

We were driving along N4 and saw this striking sculpture in the distance. It is a Celtic Chieftain from the local Battles. We stopped in the Car Park and got a closer look and also a view of Lough Key.

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Reviewed 21 September 2017

I'm not usually overly pushed with these road side sculptures and art installations but have to say this one is pretty impressive looming high above the N4. It's worth a pull in if you're driving past and from the car park there are lovely views...More

Thank MrsWoman94
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Reviewed 21 June 2017

If traveling the N4, north of Boyle & Lough Key Park, you really cant miss it. We specifically went looking for the Chieftain, and thought that it would be well worth the stop. The sculpture looks out on the countryside with a view of Lough...More

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Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

Nice sculpture in a very prominent position, and easy to access from the main road. Worth stopping for a photo of the sculpture and the view.

Thank Noel B
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Reviewed 30 October 2016

On a trip from Sligo to Dublin, this impressive sculpture was it seemed viewing us going over the Curlew mountains. This was the site of the battle of the Curlews (the last battle won by the Irish against the British on 1599.

Thank Tony B
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Response from Thomas M | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is a road right up to it... very easy
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