Statues - Hither & Thither

Ireland
Loughrea - Baile Locha Riach
Galway - Gaillimh

Barrack Street
(St. Brendan's Cathedral)

Saint Brendan

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)
Michael Shortall
1902

Loughrea - <i>Baile Locha Riach</i> /  Saint Brendan   Loughrea - <i>Baile Locha Riach</i> /  Saint Brendan

Description

Stone statue on the façade of the tower of St. Brendan's Cathedral.

Annotation

The cathedral was built 1897-1902.

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 53°11'49" W 8°33'59"

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