Statues - Hither & Thither

Ireland
Skibbereen - An Sciobairín
Cork - Corcaigh

Bridge Street
(Abbeystrewry Parish Chuch, entrance gate)

James Goodman - Séamas Goodman

Ballyameen, Co. Kerry 1828 - 1896
collector of Irish music
(Wikipedia)
Don Cronin
2005

Skibbereen - <i>An Sciobairín</i> /  James Goodman - <i>Séamas Goodman</i>   Skibbereen - <i>An Sciobairín</i> /  James Goodman - <i>Séamas Goodman</i>

Description

Bronze statue of Canon Goodman sitting on a wall with a bagpipe on his lap.

Inscription(s)

CANON JAMES GOODMAN
1828-1896

Signature

Cr. 05

Information Sign

An Canónach Séamas Goodman 1828-1896

Rugadh é i mbaile Áimin, in aice leis an daingean, Co. Chiarraí, agus oileadg é i gColáiste na Tríonóide i mBaile Átha Cliath
Oirníodh é ina mhinistir in Eaglais na hÉireann sa bhliain 1853 agus ceapadh é mar mhinistir cúnta don Chraoibheach gar
don Sciobairín phós sé Charlotte King agus sao...h a dtriúr páiste san áic sin. Sa bhliam 1858 aistríodh é mar mhinistir
cúnta do Chill Achadh naoineach i leathinis bara. Chómhnaigh sé in Ard Dhá Dhrom agus ba ansin a chuir sé le chéile a
chnuasach oUmhór de cheol na hÉireann. Toghadh é mar reachtaire do Mhainistir an tSruthair, An Sciobairín sa bhlian 1867
agus freisin ina ollamh le gaeilge i gColáiste na Tríonóide. Fuair sé bás in Eanáir 1896 agus cuireadh é i reilig an
Chraoibhnigh

Canon James Goodman 1828-1896

He was born in Ballyameen, near Dingle, Co. Kerry and educated in Trinity College, Dublin. He was ordained a priest in the
Church of Ireland in 1853 and appointed to Creagh Parish. He married Charlotte King and their three children were born at
Creagh. In 1858 he was appointed curate of Killaconagh in the Beara Peninsula. He lived in Ardgroom and compiled his great
collection of Irish music there. He was instituted as rector of Abbeystrewry in 1867 and was appointed professor of Irish in
T.C.D. He died in January in 1896 and was buried in Creagh cemetery.

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Sculptor

Tags

Location N 51°32'57" W 9°16'8"

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