O Dea Crozier

Item Code LDL 002

The O Dea Crozier is on display in the Museum on behalf of the Roman Catholic diocese of Limerick. The crozier was made to the order of Bishop Conor O Dea of Limerick in 1418 and still belongs to his successor. The crozier is of the usual medieval continental form based on the crook of a shepherd and is the only native example of this type known in Ireland. It is made up of a staff and the decorated head bearing the crook.

Object Details

Artist / Designer /Maker Unknown
Object Type Religious / Ritual Equipment
Materials Metal