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Dublin - Baile Átha Cliath

Dunne Street
(Catholic Church of St. Agatha)

Christ, St. Patrick and St. Agatha

artist unknown
1908

Dublin - Baile Átha Cliath /  Christ, St. Patrick and St. Agatha

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Three statues on the pedimant of the Catholic Church of St. Agatha:
  1. (left) Saint Patrick (Modern Irish: Pádraig) 5th-century Romano-British Christian missionary and bishop in Ireland. Known as the 'Apostle of Ireland', he is the primary patron saint of the island..
  2. (center) Christ.
  3. (right) Saint Agatha of Sicily (Catania, 231 - 251), virgin martyress. She is one of seven women, who along with the Blessed Virgin Mary, are commemorated by name in the Canon of the Mass.

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Location (N 53°21'25" - W 6°14'47")

Item Code: ie105; Photograph: 13 June 2014
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