Monday, March 23, 2009

The Kilcormac Pietá

There is an article in the latest number of The Carmelite Digest on one of Ireland's medieval Christian treasures, the Kilcormac Pietá. In rummaging around the web, I found this site which repeats much of the same history and includes a colour picture. Worth a read. The little statute had quite an exciting time of it during the penal times. (So what was the article doing in The "Carmelite" Digest? I hear you ask. It seems the parish of Kilcormac was attended to by Friars from the Carmelite monastery at Loughrea.)