On this day…8 March

On 8 March 1966 Nelson’s Pillar was partly demolished by an explosion. Nelson’s Pillar (or Column) stood at the junction of O’Connell Street, North Earl Street, and Henry Street. Erected in 1809, it survived the bombardment of the city centre during 1916, but was partly destroyed by a bomb on 8 March 1966. The remaining […]