"We were walking past bushes and I got stung, I lifted up my t-shirt and a bee flew out.
Just as I turned to wife a swarm of them came out of the bushes and we were covered in them.
"A number of men were seen putting the statue into a vehicle, though Dublin City Council has stated that the men were not part of a Council work crew," Mr Rock said.
From England he went to France and studied under Saint Germanus.
There he became a bishop and returned to Ireland with the intention of converting the pagan Irish to Christianity.
The man that stopped for us said there were cars swerving to avoid us and said it was a wonder we weren't killed." A friend of Ann's spotted the distressed couple and rushed them both to Louth hospital where they were then transported by ambulance to Our Lady of Lourdes hospital in Drogheda.
The pair were both given injections for both the pain and to bring down any swelling.