1930 – Church of the Four Masters, Friary, Athlone, Co. Westmeath

Architect: Jones & Kelly

A twentieth century church with a Hiberno-Romanesque design including a round tower, Romanesque doorways and paired round-headed window openings. The interior has round-headed arches dividing the nave from the side aisles with Celtic interlacing carbing. Also includes Harry Clarke Studio stained glass windows. Said to have been based on the early medieval Romanesque church of St. Cronin’s in Roscrea,

Photograph courtesy, and copyright of Keith J. Allen.

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