The Honan Chapel, Cork City

St. Brendan

The Honan Chapel of St. Finbarr,  University College Cork,  Western Road, Cork City.   Number of Lights 1,  Window: 9 Date 1916

St. Brendan (1916) is depicted wearing patchwork robes of greens, blues, purple and gold. The sun is shown setting behind his right shoulder. He holds a paddle in his left hand.

The bottom panel depicts the dramatic moment when Brendan encounters the unhappy Judas. Judas is shown as a grey, devilish figure surrounded by red and yellow flames.




Photos by © Michael Cullen (for prints/sales - Text © by Lucy Costigan