The Beautiful Woman - An Speir Bhean
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Fair Hill, Killarney, Kerry, Republic of Ireland
Facing the Franciscan Friary, in Killarney County Kerry, is the statue of the 'Speir Bhean', the Beautiful Woman. This sculpture commemorates four of Kerry's best known Gaelic poets.
In Killarney Town in County Kerry, stands the statue of the 'Speir Bhean', the Beautiful Woman. It faces the Franciscan Friary and is a personification of Ireland sculptured by Seamus Murphy and erected in 1940. It commemorates Kerry's four best known Gaelic poets, Pierce Ferriter, Aogan O'Rahilly, Geoffrey O'Donoghue and Eoghan Rua O'Sullivan.