STATUE ROBBED FROM CHURCH
Locals are reported to be living in fear in Clogheen and Ballyporeen following a spate of robberies as burglars target gold, cash and religious artifacts. St Mary’s Church in Clogheen was among the victims of the crime spree.
On Saturday, October 29 a 4ft statue of the image of Our Lady of Fatima was stolen from the church but recovered shortly afterwards. A representative for the parochial house in Clogheen parish told The Avondhu that they were delighted that the statue was back in their possession.
“The image of Our Lady of Fatima statue was stolen and the good news is it was returned to us shortly afterwards been found in ... .
Thursday 17th November 6:37pm