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Ireland
Callan - Callain
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Green Street

Edmund Ignatius Rice

Callan 1762 - Waterford 1844
Roman Catholic missionary and educationalist. Edmund was the founder of two religious institutes of religious brothers: the Congregation of Christian Brothers and the Presentation Brothers
(Wikipedia)
Peter Grant
1951

Callan - <i>Callain</i> /  Edmund Ignatius Rice   Callan - <i>Callain</i> /  Edmund Ignatius Rice

Description

Limestone statue of Edmiund Rice, resting his left hand on the shoulder of a schoolboy, both standing in front of a slab and a harp. On the front and the sides of the pedestal are reliefs, symbolizing the educational work of the Christian Brothers

  1. Christ with the Children and the Aposltes.
  2. Music of Life.
  3. Globe of the World and Learning.

On the back are the names of the names of the famous provinces of the the Congregation of Christian Brothers: Ireland, England, Gibraltar, Australia, Newfoundland, New Zealand, United States, India, South Africa, Rome, Canada, Tasmania, Argentina and Scotland.

Callan - Callain / Edmund Ignatius Rice
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Callan - Callain / Edmund Ignatius Rice
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Callan - Callain / Edmund Ignatius Rice
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Signature

peter | GRANT | sculptor

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 52°32'32" W 7°23'28"

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