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26 August 2015

1875 – St. Catherine of Sienna, Dominican Church, Newry, Co. Down

Architect: G.C. Ashlin Church for the Dominicans, foundation stone laid in May 1873. Although dedicated in September 17 187r, the spire was not completed until 1884. The mosaic decoration in chancel & chapels...

12 August 2015

1885 – Fortwilliam Park Presbyterian Church, Belfast, Co. Antrim

Architect: Henry Chappell In June 1880, architects were invited to submit plans in a competition with prizes of £30 for the winner and £10 for the runner up. The plan was for a...

29 July 2015

1879 – Presbyterian Memorial Secession Church Buildings, Botanic Ave., Belfast

Architect: Young & Mackenzie A three bay church in rough sandstone constructed between 1877-79, it became the Kingham Mission for the Deaf in 1899. Now only a retained facade as the site was...

28 July 2015

1869 – High Altar, Lattin, Co. Tipperary

Architect: Earley & Powells “The altar and reredos, illustrated in our present number, are made in Caen stone, Irish and Italian marbles. The altar-table is one slab of Sicilian marble, supported by Galway...

28 July 2015

1879 – Our Lady of the Assumption, Magherafelt, Co. Derry

Architect: O’Neill & Byrne Large French Gothic style church with triple recessed pointed arch doorway and tall three stage tower. “The church, which we illustrate in this issue, is in course of erection...

28 July 2015

1879 – Gransha Presbyterian Church, Comber, Co. Down

Architect: Henry Chappell “This Church (the foundation stone of which was laid by Mr. H. L. Mulholland on the 7th October last, in the unavoidable absence of his father, John Mulholland, Esq., M.P.,...

28 July 2015

1870 – Christ Church of Ireland, Kilmore, Co. Down

Architect: Sir Thomas Drew “It is a picturesque and prettily-situated building, of a character in harmony with its rural position. It is intended to accommodate 300 persons, and is carefully planned, with attention...

20 July 2015

1894 – Baptist Church, O’Connell Avenue, Limerick

Architect: G.P. Beater After being in use for some years, the Baptist Church on O’Connell Avenue was eventually sold to the adjacent St. Joseph’s Roman Catholic community and is now used as a...

07 July 2015

1866 – Wesleyan Methodist Chapel, Wicklow

Architect: William Fogerty Still in use today, it was described at the time of its completion as a ‘very neat little church’. The yellow Dublin brick is contrasted by the jambs and bands...


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