Statues - Hither & Thither

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
Michael Shortall

Loughrea - Baile Locha Riach /  Saint Brendan   Loughrea - Baile Locha Riach /  Saint Brendan


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


The cathedral was built 1897-1902.


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Location (N 53°11'49" - W 8°33'59")

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Item Code: ie292; Photograph: 19 June 2014
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