Garda appeal for information on paintings stolen from Galway church

Garda appeal for information on paintings stolen from Galway church

Crimestoppers has issued an appeal for information about the theft of paintings from a church in Co Galway.

Six paintings were taken from St Peter and Paul's Church in Kiltullagh on June 22.

It is understood that the keys to the back door of the church were stolen a week earlier.

Artist Evie Hone was commissioned to paint the scenes in 1946 and they have hung in St Peter and Paul’s Church since then.

They depict the scenes from the third, fourth, fifth, 10th, 11th and 12th Stations of the Cross.

Anyone with any information about there whereabouts is asked to contact Crimestoppers on 1800 25 00 25.

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