Around Saint Patrick's Church is a granite statue of St. Patrick and two other statues.
- St. 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.
This statue of St. Patrick
(who founded a church here
early in his Christian Mission)
was unveiled and blessed by
The Very Reverend
Jackie Conroy P.P.
15th August 2006.
It is the final phase of
It was from here that
St. Patrick and some members
of his household accompanied
by St. Benan of Kilbannon
departed on Shrove Saturday
in the year 441 to spend
40 days of Lent on
(now Croagh Patrick)
from whence they returned
on Holy Saturday to
celebrate Easter with
Bishop Sinach in Aghagower.
- Calvary group, polychrome group with Crucifix, Saint Mary, Saint John the Apostle and Saint Mary Magdalena.
Calvary or Golgotha was the site, outside of ancient Jerusalem's early first century walls, at which the crucifixion of Jesus occurred. In religius sculpture, a calvary is a type of monumental public crucifix with two or more adjoining statues
- Lourdes Grotto with polychrome statues of St. Mary and St. Bernadette Soubirous, placed in the Marian Year 1954.
Locatie (N 53°45'49" - W 9°27'53") (Satellite view: Google Maps)
Item Code: ie305; Photograph: 21 June 2014
Of each statue we made photos from various angles and also detail photos of the various texts.
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