Thomas Kirk
 

 

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Thomas Kirk 1777-1845

Born in Newry County Down. He was best known for his statue of Nelson which used to stand in O’Connell Street, Dublin. He also made busts which can be seen in the R.D.S. and the College of Surgeons. He is buried in Dublin.

Also buried in the same plot is his son Joseph Robinson Kirk who was also a sculptor and a member of the R.H.A. He was responsible for both this tomb and the Bradley tomb in Mount Jerome. He died on the 30th August 1894 aged 75.

 

Further information and directions to the grave are to be found in "Dead and Buried in Dublin - An Illustrated Guide to the Historic Graves of Dublin.  Click here to order a copy of this book