Éamonn O'Doherty

Male, Deceased Person

1939 – 2011


Who was Éamonn O'Doherty?

Éamonn O'Doherty, born in Derry, Northern Ireland, was an Irish sculptor, painter, printmaker, photographer and lecturer. He was best known for his sculptures in public places. He died, aged 72, in Dublin, Ireland.

Well known sculptures by Éamonn O'Doherty include the Quincentennial Sculpture on Eyre Square in Galway and the Anna Livia fountain, in 2010 moved to the Croppy Acre Memorial Park, in Dublin.

O'Doherty also won awards for his paintings, amongst other on the Irish Exhibition of Living Art. An exhibition of his photographs from the collection of the Irish Traditional Music Archive toured around the United States.


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