Priceless Relic Stolen from Christ Church
7 March 2012
Heart of St Laurence O'Toole Stolen from the Cathedral
and all at Christ Church Cathedral would like to thank the detectives and
gardai at Kevin Street Garda Station for their tireless work on this case. They
would also like to thank, most sincerely, the Irish and International Media,
the people of
priceless and treasured relic, with eight centuries of visitation to its credit
and with links to a Christian tradition of reliquaries going back to the
earliest days of the Church, was one of the most popular tourist attractions in
The Dean of
Christ Church Cathedral and the diocese of
He also added “I am very confident that the police will recover the relic just as they did the relics of the True Cross, which were stolen from Holy Cross Abbey in Co. Tipperary last year”.
Detectives are appealing for witnesses to contact Kevin Street Garda Station on 01 666 9400 or call the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111.