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Ireland
Kilkenny - Cill Chainnigh
Kilkenny - Cill Chainnigh

Abbey Street
(Dominican Black Abbey)

Saints' statues at the Black Abbey


Raffl - La Statue Réligieuse (Paris)
1908 - 1932

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Description

On the facades and on the grounds of the Dominican Black Abbey in Kilkenny are several saint's statues:

1. Saint Mary Immaculate Conception

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In the garden east of the church, under a wrought iron baldachin.

+ mary +
immaculate
pray for us


a.d. 1908

2. St. Dominic

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Stone statue in a niche in the facade of the monastery. St. Dominic (Spanish: Domingo), often called Dominic de Guzmán (1170 - 1221), founder of the Friars Preachers, popularly called the Dominicans or Order of Preachers (OP) (Wikipedia).

3. St. Dominic

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Statue in the garden across the street to Friars Bridge.

St. DOMINIC
lover of the
holy rosary
pray for us


a.d. 1932

4. Sacred Heart Statue

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Near the east entrance of the church; signed raffl. paris.

Tags

Location N 52°39'14" W 7°15'27"

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