Harry Clarke windows - St. Joseph's Church, Carrickmacross, Co. Monaghan,

St. Joseph's Church, Carrickmacross

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St. Ceara (A)
Number of Windows in St Joseph's:
4
Number of Lights in this Window:
2
Date:
1926
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St. Joseph's Church, Carrickmacross, Co. Monaghan,
Rep of Ireland.
St. Ceara


 

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Saint Ceara is reputed to have been born into royalty in the seventh century in County Tipperary. In the first light, Saint Ceara is depicted wearing a crimson cloak with a jewelled broach and collar. She holds a monastery in her hands. The lower panel shows Saint Ceara in a white cloak decorated with golden flowers accompanied by a group of nuns.
The second light depicts Saint Ceara wearing a white robe and headdress. Blossoms are depicted falling across her gown and resting beneath her feet. The lower panel depicts Saint Ceara in a white habit decorated with floral designs, praying in the monastery garden at night time.         

Photos Michael Cullen 2009 - Text Lucy Costigan 2009