The Molly Malone statue, erected in 1988 by the Dublin City Council, attracts flocks of picture-snapping tourists. The statue's inspiration, the 1883 song "Molly Malone" (also known as "Cockles and Mussels" or "In Dublin's Fair City"), is probably not based on any historical person.


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