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Co. Westmeath

01 October 2015

1895 – Lakeview House, Co. Westmeath

Architect: Michael J. Tighe Published in The Irish Builder, June 15 1895.

23 September 2015

1836 – St. Mary’s Cathedral, Mullingar, Co. Westmeath

Built in 1836, it was demolished in 1936 to make way for the new Christ the King Cathedral. Designed to accommodate 6000, dedicated 15 Aug 1836, architect unknown.

23 September 2015

1873 – Bishop’s Palace, Mullingar, Co. Westmeath

Architect: William Hague Built to designs by William Hague, at a cost of £10,000, after he won a competition forof its design. Designed in a severe Institutional gothic like many convents around Ireland....

25 March 2014

1864 – Design for Wesleyan Chapel, Athlone, Co. Westmeath

Architect: Alfred G. Jones Largely constructed as designed and still standing today. The adjoining resident was never constructed. “It is of Early English character, about 53 feet in length by 22 feet, terminating...

25 March 2014

1885 – St. Michael’s Church, Castletown Geoghegan, Co. Westmeath

Architect: J.J. O’Callaghan Largely constructed by 1885 of local limestone with Tullamore limestone dressings – the tower, spire, and organ gallery were later added by T.F. McNamara to O’Callaghan’s original designs. The interior...

11 March 2014

1861 – Design for SS Peter & Paul Church, Moate, Co. Westmeath

Architect: John Bourke Although the foundation stone was laid in 1861, a disagreement between the architect John Bourke and the parish priest, in effect the client, meant that work stopped. Work began again...

15 November 2013

1812 – Knockdrin Castle, Co. Westmeath

Architect: James Shiel Originally Sir Richard Morrison was requested to design the castle, but neither of his two designs were accepted. The client then contacted the Dublin architect and builder James Shiel probably...

07 September 2013

2012 – Luan Gallery, Athlone, Co. Westmeath

Architect: Keith Williams Architects The Gallery is Athlone’s new museum for contemporary art and is located on a spectacular site by the town’s historic bridge, castle and the church of St Peter &...

12 July 2013

1813 – St Sinian’s Church of Ireland, Tyrrellspass, Co. Westmeath

This attractive church was largely built under the patronage of Jane Countess of Belvedere, who also laid out the crescent at this time and was responsible for the construction of many of the...