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13 June 2014

1896 – All Souls Church, Elmwood Avenue, Belfast

Architect: George W. Planck Second Presbyterian Congregation founded in 1708, with the York Street Congregation founded in 1840. Present building largely completed in 1896. Design chosen after an architectural competition in 1895 –...

12 June 2014

1887 – Presbyterian Church, Windsor, Belfast, Co. Antrim

Architect: Young & Mackenzie A fine Victorian Gothic church on a elevated site, that is still in use today by its congregation. A later school was erected in the 1880s and connected to...

06 June 2014

1845 – St Patrick’s Church, Ballyragget, Co. Kilkenny

Architect: William Deane Butler The architect of Ballyragget Church, William Deane Butler, was responsible for quite a few churches in the Diocese of Ossory. He also designed the Cathedral and the Diocesan College....

06 June 2014

1929 – Sacred Heart Church, Arvagh, Co. Cavan

Architect: Ralph H. Byrne The foundation stone was laid on 2nd October 1927, and the official opening took place on 8th September 1929. The architect was Ralph H. Byrne, of W.H. Byrne &...

29 May 2014

1922 – Oliver Plunkett Church, Blackrock, Co. Louth

Architect: Ralph H. Byrne One of the better designed churches of the early 20th century that largely managed to escape the granite-clad barn template of later years is the Church of St. Oliver...

28 May 2014

1877 – St. Finian’s Church & School, Falcarragh, Co. Donegal

Architect: O’Neill & Byrne ‘ Design for new church with proposed school and presbytery. Although the school was built largely as illustrated, the presbytery was not constructed. The church was built albeit minus...

27 May 2014

1867 – St. Philip Church of Ireland, Milltown, Co. Dublin

Architect: Sir Thomas Drew Commissioned in 1864but not completed for several years, and designed to serve a new suburb of Dublin. Entrance to the church is through an open porch beneath an intended...

15 May 2014

1899 – Welsh Congregational Church, Bootle, Lancashire

Architect: Owen Roberts “This church has recently been completed at a cost of 11,000, including all fitments, heating, and ventilating. The seating accommodation is for 4OO persons, and a schoolroom attached for 150...

07 May 2014

1879 – Mortuary Chapel, Glasnevin Cemetery, Dublin

Architect: J.J. McCarthy The present-day entrance gates, offices and mortuary chapel at Glasnevin were designed by J.J. McCarthy (1817 -1882), Ireland’s pre-eminent architect of Catholic churches. Hiberno-Romanesque in style, a symbol of the...