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22nd Nov 2018

PICS: Someone Has Thrown Red Paint All Over The Haunting Soldier In St. Stephen’s Green

James Fenton

The Haunting Soldier, a World War One sculpture on display in St. Stephen’s Green, has been vandalised with red paint this morning.

The six-foot statue represents a soldier returning from war and was put in place to mark the 100th anniversary of Armistice Day.

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The temporary installation is scheduled to be removed on November 26. Gardaí were at the scene this morning and an investigation is underway.

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