Statues - Hither & Thither

Ireland
Fermoy - Mainistir Fhear Maí
Cork - Corcaigh

Saint James Place

Mainistir Fhear Maí

Monastery of the Men of the Plain

Mick Davis
2001

Fermoy - <i>Mainistir Fhear Maí</i> /  Mainistir Fhear Maí   Fermoy - <i>Mainistir Fhear Maí</i> /  Mainistir Fhear Maí

Description

Sculpture group of three figures referencing to Cistercian monks. The central figure has the bible in his hands, the two outer figures are just 'empty' monk's habits. On the base if each statue is one of the three words forming the Irish name of the town: Mainistir Fhear Maí (= monastery of the Men of the Plain).

Fermoy - Mainistir Fhear Maí / Mainistir Fhear Maí Fermoy - Mainistir Fhear Maí / Mainistir Fhear Maí Fermoy - Mainistir Fhear Maí / Mainistir Fhear Maí

Signature

mick davis | sculptor

Annotation

The Cork City Councll site ascribe this sculpture to Michael Loughlin, although it is signed by Mick Davis.

Fermoy - Mainistir Fhear Maí / Mainistir Fhear Maí

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 52°8'31" W 8°16'34"

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