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(St. Mary's Church)

Sacred Heart Statue

The Sacred Heart of Jesus is one of the most famous religious devotions to Jesus' physical heart as the representation of his divine love for humanity
(Wikipedia)

1861

Athlone - Baile Átha Luain /  Sacred Heart Statue   Athlone - Baile Átha Luain /  Sacred Heart Statue

Description

Stone statue of Christ in a niche in the tower of St. Mary's Church.

Annotation

The church was built 1857-1861 after design by John Bourke.

Tags

Location (N 53°25'24" - W 7°55'59")

Item Code: ie326; Photograph: 21 June 2014
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