Dinny O`Hearn Print Page
Cast-iron fountain commemorates Dinny O’Hearn, an Irish-Australian literary critic and man of letters who had a long association with the nearby University of Melbourne.
O’Hearn and much of Melbourne’s literary establishment of his generation has also enjoyed a long association with Jimmy Watson’s, the wine bar outside of which the fountain is sited. O’Hearn died in 1993, at the age of 56.
|Address:||Lygon Street, Near Jimmy Watson, Carlton, 3053|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -37.79777|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||1980|
In memory of D. J. O`Hearn 14.3.37 - 15.7.93
Erected by his friends and the City of Melbourme