On the four pediments on each side of the church stand statues:
- (SE - front) Christ
- (NE - river side) St. Peter
(possibly died AD 67), apostle, first pope; patron saint of locksmiths and confessors. Usually holding the keys to the Kingdom of Heaven in his hand
- (NW - back) St. Mary with Rosary
Saint Mary, the mother of Jesus Christ
- (SW - Army Barracks) St. Paul
the Apostle, (c. 5 - c. 67 ), persecuted the early followers of Jesus before switching sides and seeking to join them. He was instrumental in creating the Christian Church. He is the protector of tent-makers, theologians and the ecclesiastical press and is depicted with a sword.
The church was built 1932-1937 and designed by Ralph Byrne.
- Unknown artist. Do you know who the sculptor is? please let us know.
Sources & Information
Location (N 53°25'25" - W 7°56'36")
Via the links below you can find the position:
Item Code: ie322; 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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