Statues - Hither & Thither

Tuam - Tuaim
Galway - Gaillimh

Market Square
(Town Hall)

Saint Mary

The mother of Jesus Christ


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Stone statue of St. Mary with a rosary on a console in front of a window in the tower of the town hall.


Marian Year


Ereced by C.Y.M.S. Tuam


Erected by the Catholic Young Mens Society.

Depictions of Saint Mary

Saint Mary, as the mother of Jesus Christ, has a central role in the life of the Roman Catholic Church. The Roman Catholic veneration of her as the Blessed Virgin Mary has grown over time both in importance and manifestation, not only in prayer but in art, poetry and music. She is usually depicted as a beautiful young woman, with a (blue) mantle. In the majority of the depictions she is having the Infant Jesus in her arms or on her lap.
Attributes of Saint Mary: The Infant Jesus sometimes has some attributes too:


Location (N 53°30'52" - W 8°51'5")

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Item Code: ie280; Photograph: 19 June 2014
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