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March 25, 1987 | From Reuters
Nelson's Column, a prominent Dublin landmark blown up by Irish nationalist guerrillas in 1966, may return to the Irish capital--but without a statue of the famous one-eyed English admiral atop it. The soaring Doric column, targeted for destruction as a hated symbol of past British rule, could be rebuilt on Dublin's main thoroughfare, O'Connell Street, by 1988 to mark the city's 1,000th anniversary.
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March 25, 1987 | From Reuters
Nelson's Column, a prominent Dublin landmark blown up by Irish nationalist guerrillas in 1966, may return to the Irish capital--but without a statue of the famous one-eyed English admiral atop it. The soaring Doric column, targeted for destruction as a hated symbol of past British rule, could be rebuilt on Dublin's main thoroughfare, O'Connell Street, by 1988 to mark the city's 1,000th anniversary.
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June 16, 1994 | MIKE BOEHM, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Luka Bloom came to the Coach House on Tuesday night and put on your average, everyday solo-folkie show--you know, the kind that comes with rap, reggae, laughter, romance, whoops, whispers, and a low E-string vibrating in Sensurround. The Irish singer-songwriter's resourcefulness and versatility enabled him to make a concert of almost two hours seem too short.
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