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St. Abban


Panel: Gothic Glory : The Build of the Parish Church of St. Mary’s 1210.

The building of the Parish Church of St. Mary’s in 1210. Positioned high above the town and of usually large dimensions, it was the grandest of the early Irish Gothic Churches. It’s Cathedral like presence reflected the level of importance attached to the town itself. This panel shows scenes from the lives of the much revered early Wexford Saints, St. Ibar, St.Abban and St. Fintan. In this piece St. Abban is shown who led control over the waters.

Stitched by the Stitchers of the Ros Tapestry.