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Ireland
Cahersiveen - Cathair Saidhbhín
Kerry - Ciarraí

Carhan Road

To the Skelligs

Monument to St. Brendan the Navigator
Saint Brendan of Clonfert or Bréanainn of Clonfert, called 'the Navigator', 'the Voyager', or 'the Bold';
(Fenit Island c. 484 - Eanachduin c. 577)
one of the early Irish monastic saints; chiefly renowned for his legendary quest to the 'Isle of the Blessed', also called Saint Brendan's Island
(Wikipedia)
Éamonn O'Doherty
1995

Cahersiveen - Cathair Saidhbhín /  To the Skelligs   Cahersiveen - Cathair Saidhbhín /  To the Skelligs

Description

Sculpture of four monks in a sickle-shaped boat with a cross, elevated in the air on eight oars. The sculpture represents the monks voyage to the monastery at Skellig Michael off the coast of Ireland.

Cahersiveen - Cathair Saidhbhín / To the Skelligs

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Location (N 51°57'6" - W 10°12'21")

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