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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(...)

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(...)

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(...)