James Larkin

“This statue was jointly commissioned by the ICTU & Laganside Corporation. Unveiled on the 8th of May 2006 by David Begg, General Secretary Irish Congress Of Trade Unions. ‘The great are only great because we are on our knees. Let us arise’ – James Larkin. Sculpted by Anto Brennan, erected by Open Windows Production Team Gerard Brennan, Gerry McCullough, Joe Morrissey. Architect Des Grehan.” Donegall Street Place, Belfast.

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Henry Joy McCracken

“Henry Joy McCracken 1767-1798, United Irishman, born in a house near this site”. Henry Joy McCracken was Ann Joy, daughter of Francis Joy, linen manufacturer and founder of the Belfast Newsletter. Henry was born in High Street, which is at the northern end of the entry.

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