O0875 : St Peter's RC Church, Drogheda: preserved head of St Oliver Plunkett

taken 5 years ago, near to Drogheda, Moneymore and Newtown, Louth, Ireland

St Peter's RC Church, Drogheda: preserved head of St Oliver Plunkett
St Peter's RC Church, Drogheda: preserved head of St Oliver Plunkett
The preserved head of St Oliver Plunkett, Archbishop of Armagh, forms the centrepiece of a shrine to him in the church. Hanged, drawn and quartered at Tyburn on 1 July 1681 for High Treason, he was canonised by Pope Paul VI in 1975.
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Friday, 24 June, 2016   (more nearby)
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Sunday, 10 July, 2016
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Historic sites and artefacts  Religious sites 
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! O 0882 7520 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:42.9174N 6:21.1502W
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Irish: geotagged! O 0882 7520
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