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1821 – King George IV Monument, Dun Laoghaire, Co. Dublin

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The town was officially renamed Kingstown in 1821 in honour of a visit by the British King George IV, but reverted to its ancient Irish name by resolution of the town council in 1921. This monument was erected to mark the occasion of the visit.