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Galway - Gaillimh

Claddagh Quay
(Saint Mary's Priory)

Sculptures at Saint Mary's Priory


1890

Galway - Gaillimh /  Sculptures at Saint Mary's Priory

Description

  1. In a niche in the gable: St. Mary.
    Saint Mary, the mother of Jesus Christ (Wikipedia).
  2. The tympanum of the main door, a relief 'St Dominic receives the Rosary from the Virgin Mary'.
    (Spanish: Domingo), often called Dominic de Guzmán (1170 - 1221), founder of the Friars Preachers, popularly called the Dominicans or Order of Preachers (OP) (Wikipedia).

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Location (N 53°16'6" - W 9°3'20")

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