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The states were reinstated outside the front of the Shelbourne Hotel overnight. Photograph: Ronan McGreevy

The owners of the Shelbourne Hotel have reinstalled four statues that were removed in the mistaken belief two of them were representations of slave wo(...)

The statues were removed in July in the mistaken belief that two of them were representations of slave women. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill/The Irish Times

No date has been set for the restoration of the Shelbourne Hotel statues because of the delicate nature of the worked needed to be done to them. Dubl(...)

One of the  statues,  removed by the Shelbourne Hotel - which will now be put back.

The owners of the Shelbourne Hotel are to reinstall four statues which were removed in the mistaken belief that two of them were representations of sl(...)

Empty plinths outside the Shelbourne Hotel, Dublin after the statues were removed. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

The owners of the Shelbourne Hotel in Dublin have asked for another four weeks to deal with the issue of the statues which it removed, allegedly witho(...)

Two statues on the bar in Cafe Bar H, Grand Canal Square, are from the same series as those removed from outside the Shelbourne Hotel. Photograph: Crispin Rodwell / The Irish Times

Four Shelbourne Hotel statues have gone from public view, for now, but there are two more in Café Bar H at Grand Canal Quay, Dublin where they have be(...)

One of the statues removed by the hotel. Photograph: Wikimedia Commons

Enforcement action has been initiated by Dublin City Council against the Shelbourne Hotel for the removal of four statues from the front of the buildi(...)

One of the four statues removed by the Shelbourne Hotel. Photograph: Wiki Commons

The mini-controversy which blew up this week over the Shelbourne Hotel’s removal of four statues from its front entrance on St Stephen’s Green in Dubl(...)

A view of a statueless plinth at the Shelbourne Hotel, Dublin. Photograph Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

Nineteenth century documentation proves conclusively that the statues taken down by the Shelbourne Hotel do not depict slave girls, an art historian h(...)