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There is a monument dedicated to Oscar Wilde, the Irish writer and poet, at 1 Merrion Square in Dublin City.

Oscar Fingal O'Flahertie Wills Wilde (1854–1900) was an Irish writer and poet. After writing in different forms throughout the 1880s, he became one of London's most popular playwrights in the early 1890s. Today he is remembered for his epigrams, plays and the circumstances of his imprisonment, followed by his early death.

Wilde died is buried in Pere Lechaise Cemetery, Paris, France. There is a monument dedicated to him at 1 Merrion Square, Dublin 2.

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