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1701 - Statue of William of Orange, College Green, Dublin - Architecture of Dublin City, Lost Buildings of Ireland - Archiseek - Irish Architecture
Of all the military and royal statuary in Dublin, that of William III drew most aggression, serving as it did as a focal point for annual Orange celebrations on July 1, the anniversary of the Battle of the Boyne, and on November 4, the king's birthday. On these dates the statue was painted white, the figure adorned