Statues - Hither & Thither

Ireland
Tralee - Trá Lí
Kerry - Ciarraí

Castle Street
(St. John's Catholic Church)

St. John the Baptist and Mary with Child


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Tralee - Trá Lí /  St. John the Baptist and Mary with Child

Description

Two statues at St. John's Catholic Church:
  1. In a niche above the entrance: St. John the Baptist
    (c. 6 BC- c. 36 AD), itinerant preacher and a major religious figure who led a movement of baptism at the Jordan River. He baptized Jesus at "Bethany beyond the Jordan." (Wikipedia).
  2. Next to the tower: St. Mary with Child
    Saint Mary, the mother of Jesus Christ (Wikipedia).

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Location (N 52°16'6" - W 9°42'10")

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Item Code: ie235; Photograph: 17 June 2014
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