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Edmund Ignatius Rice

Callan 1762 - Waterford 1844
Roman Catholic missionary and educationalist. Edmund was the founder of two religious institutes of religious brothers: the Congregation of Christian Brothers and the Presentation Brothers
Peter Grant

Callan - Callain /  Edmund Ignatius Rice   Callan - Callain /  Edmund Ignatius Rice


Limestone statue of Edmiund Rice, resting his left hand on the shoulder of a schoolboy, both standing in front of a slab and a harp. On the front and the sides of the pedestal are reliefs, symbolizing the educational work of the Christian Brothers

  1. Christ with the Children and the Aposltes.
  2. Music of Life.
  3. Globe of the World and Learning.

On the back are the names of the names of the famous provinces of the the Congregation of Christian Brothers: Ireland, England, Gibraltar, Australia, Newfoundland, New Zealand, United States, India, South Africa, Rome, Canada, Tasmania, Argentina and Scotland.

Callan - Callain / Edmund Ignatius Rice
Callan - Callain / Edmund Ignatius Rice
Callan - Callain / Edmund Ignatius Rice


peter | GRANT | sculptor


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Locatie (N 52°32'32" - W 7°23'28") (Satellite view: Google Maps)

Item Code: ie122; Photograph: 14 June 2014
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