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News: Ritchie's monument winner reaches for the Dublin sky

Ian Ritchie Architects has won the international competition to design a replacement for Dublin's Nelson monument, which was blown up in 1966. The 120m light-tipped replacement, in O'Connell Street, is seen as a symbol of the new future for Ireland, and has won a warm reception in the republic (plus ribald names for it) following announcement of the decision last week.

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