O Dea Crozier

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O Dea Crozier


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.

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