Last June, I pondered on three tiles that I saw in Cork. Since then I have photographed over 200 such tiles in different cities and towns. Last Saturday, I had to go to Galway and set off early to head to Tuam as I was told that there were tiles there – if there are, they did escape me.
After my appointment, I did record many more tiles in Galway but also found out a few things:
- the tiles are to a design by St Bernardine of Sienna
- there are a few different designs
- St Bernardine was male