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17 September 2009

1879 – Roman Catholic Church, Castleisland, Co. Kerry

Architect: Dominick J. Coakley Selected design from seven submitted. Tower and spire later, from 1901. Published in The Building News, November 14 1879: “This design was selected in a competition wherein seven architects...

17 September 2009

1888 – Maynooth College Chapel, Co. Kildare

Architect: J.J McCarthy / William Hague Started by 1875 by J.J. McCarthy, often called the Irish Pugin, and finished after his death and the death of his successor William Hague in 1905. Hague,...

17 September 2009

1881 – St. Brigid’s Church, Ardagh, Longford

Architect: William Hague Construction started in 1881 and was not completed until 1903 by Hague’s partner and successor T.F. McNamara. The interior was adorned with richly carved stonework and a fine high altar...

17 September 2009

1913 – St. Cronan’s Church, Balla, Co. Mayo

Architect: Doolin & Butler This church is considered as one of the best designed by R.M. Butler and was commissioned at the same time as his church in Newport which it resembles. The...

17 September 2009

1882 – Church of the Sacred Heart, Templemore, Co. Tipperary

Architect: G.C. Ashlin Designed in 1877, this fine Gothic revival church by George Ashlin is largely intact inside. As published in The Building News, October 4th 1878. pened for celebration of mass in...

17 September 2009

1877 – Mooresfort Chapel, Co. Tipperary

Architect: G.C. Ashlin Unbuilt proposal for private chapel published in The Building News, December 7 1877.

15 September 2009

1938 – Heinz Memorial Chapel, Pittsburgh

Architect: Charles Z. Klauder The Heinz Memorial Chapel began as a gift. Henry John Heinz, the founder of the H. J. Heinz Company, wanted to honor his mother, Anna Margaretta Heinz, with “a...

15 September 2009

1891 – St. Stanislaus Church, Pittsburgh

Architect: Frederick Sauer Designed by Pittsburgh architect Frederick Sauer, St. Stanislaus Kostka Church was constructed in 1891. The congregation was formed in 1873 when 200 Polish families banded together to form the St....

13 September 2009

1878 – All Saints Church, Branksome, Poole, Dorset

Architect: Cole A. Adams & H.P. Horner “This church, which was built a few years back, stands in one of the prettiest parts of Branksome, a suburb of the now celebrated watering-place Bournemouth....