Statues - Hither & Thither

Ireland
Limerick - Luimneach
Limerick - Luimneach

Cathedral Place
(St. John's Cathedral)

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)

1861

Limerick - <i>Luimneach</i> /  St. John the Baptist   Limerick - <i>Luimneach</i> /  St. John the Baptist

Description

Large statue in a niche above the front entrance of St. John's Cathedral.

Annotation

The cathedral was built in 1861 and designed by the architect Philip Charles Hardwick.

Limerick - Luimneach / St. John the Baptist

Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 52°39'45" W 8°37'3"

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