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1815 – St. Brendan’s Church of Ireland, Birr, Co. Offaly

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Architect: John Johnson / Sir Thomas Drew

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Built in 1815, to a design by architect John Johnson, with four-bay nave and five-stage tower. Extended in 1876 by Sir Thomas Drew, who added a new chancel. This is a fine church building, sited so as to terminate vistas and has fine stonework, boasting Perpendicular tracery on the east window.

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