Monday, 8 February 2010

The artifacts recovered from St Mel's fire

This evening's RTE news report on what has been salvaged from the Christmas day fire by the National Museum.,null,230

200 items have been recovered by the National Museum and are undergoing restoration.  The Diocesan Museum's collection originally contained approximately 500 items. 

The bell of St Caillinn of Fenagh, Co. Leitrim and Shrine of St Caillinn, both from 12th Century, before the fire (Photo courtesy of the National Museum of Ireland)

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