Drogheda Municipal Art Collection

Shamrock

Jerome Connor

b. 1874 - d. 1943
Bronze on no support

Born in Co. Kerry, Jerome Connor emigrated, with his family, to Massachusetts in 1888. He trained as a stonecarver and moved to New York, where he became an accomplished sculptor. Throughout his life he worked on numerous public monument commissions in the United States and Ireland. He returned to Ireland in 1925 and regularly exhibited at the RHA and the Royal Academy, London.