Things To Do In Dublin: Visit The Philip Lynott Statue

Just off Grafton Street, in front of The Westbury Hotel, you will find the Phil Lynott statue. An Irish musician most famously known for the band he co-founded: Thin Lizzy.

Things To Do In Dublin: Visit The Philip Lynott Statue

Immortalised in bronze in 2005, his statue has been visited many times by both Irish people, tourists and music officianados

Things To Do In Dublin: Visit The Philip Lynott Statue

Should you play and use a plectrum, you should feel free to bestow one upon Phils guitar as many have done before you – bring a brightly coloured one, they’re the best as they really leap out at you against the bronze

Things To Do In Dublin: Visit The Philip Lynott Statue

I’ve walked past this statue so many times but this was the first time I properly stopped and looked at it, my friend – a fellow Irish woman – exclaimed over the plecs “oh my gosh, I’ve never even noticed that before!!”

Things To Do In Dublin: Visit The Philip Lynott Statue

Whilst we were there, I noticed a proper camera and did my best to stay out of its way, until two filmmakers popped up and said “Your camera is cool, could we have a shot of it taking a photo of the statue?”. It turned out they are in the process of making a Feature Film documentary of Philip Lynott – so keep your eyes peeled for that next year!

Things To Do In Dublin: Visit The Philip Lynott Statue

Go Visit Phil 
He’s one of our greatest

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9 Comments

    • peppermintdolly
      Author
      February 4, 2019 / 9:24 pm

      Thanks Oli!!

      Rxx

  1. Cynthia
    February 5, 2019 / 12:26 am

    What a look haha

    • peppermintdolly
      Author
      February 8, 2019 / 12:41 pm

      I may be bias but I do love it!

      Rxx

  2. March 29, 2019 / 5:57 am

    Amazing pictures. Dublin is definitely on by bucket list.

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