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This alabaster image of the Holy Trinity from the Black Abbey in Kilkenny represents the towering figure of the seated and crowned God the Father, with his right hand raised in blessing, in front of him is the crucified Christ, whose cross hovers over the knees of the Father, while ...
There is a book circulating in the Studium of the Irish Dominican Province that has been around for most of the last hundred years of the eight that we are celebrating. It can tell a tale of how some of those who taught there related to the theological life of ...
Writing in the wake of the dissolution of the monasteries, the scribe of the Annals of Loch Cé laments that ‘there was not in Erinn a holy cross […] over which [English protestant] power reached, that was not burned’ (1538).  Be it through iconoclasm, loss, or choice of materials, few ...

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