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Wednesday, July 19, 2006

Closed Jesuit church auctions off items

The contents of the Jesuit Church, which closed in June, were auctioned off yesterday at an auctions rooms in Sixmilebridge.

Around 700 items went under the hammer including a Regency Serving table that fetched in excess of €30,000.

Other items sold included religious paintings, 10ft Victorian mahogany dining table and 19th century marble and plaster statues.

The final mass at the sacred heart church on the crescent took place on June 30th.The church which was built in 1864 was sold to a property developer back in March.

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