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Co. Wexford

30 June 2010

1770 – St. Iberius Church, Wexford

Architect: John Roberts The fine interior is late Georgian, while the front on the Main Street is more stark and subdued, with a central tower breaking free of the facade to an unusual...

31 December 2009

1874 – Church, Ballyoughter, Co. Wexford

Architect: G.C. Ashlin Small and simple gothic revival chapel by George Ashlin. Unremarkable interior post Vatican II.

31 December 2009

1776 – Cornmarket House, Wexford, Co. Wexford

Building of a market house commenced in 1772 by Wexford Corporation and was completed in 1776. The lower windows of today were arched recesses for the traders, a reminder of its market house...

31 December 2009

1906 – Templetown Church, Co. Wexford

Architect: Michael Power Templetown has received its name from the Kinights Templar, a brotherhood of monastic warriors originating during the crusades in the Holy Land. When the Anglo-Normans under Strongbow added Ireland to...

31 December 2009

1905 – Church of St. Mary & St. Michael, New Ross, Co. Wexford

Architect: W.G. Doolin An impressive large-scale church built by Andrew Cullen to designs prepared by Walter Glynn Doolin (1850-1902) who died before completion. Occupying an elevated position in the town previously accommodating a...

31 December 2009

1862 – St. James’ Church, Foulkesmill, Co. Wexford

In the June 15th, 1862 edition of the Irish Ecclesiastical Gazette it reports that on Friday the 30th May “Two interesting events took place in the parish of Horetown. The consecration of the...

31 December 2009

1855 – St. Aidan’s Cathedral, Enniscorthy, Co. Wexford

Architect: Augustus Welby Northmore Pugin A monumental cathedral, the largest building in Ireland to designs prepared by Augustus Welby Northmore Pugin (1812-52) reputedly based on Tintern Abbey in Wales. Due to fears of...

31 December 2009

1588 – Ennscorthy Castle, Co. Wexford

Detached two-bay three-storey over basement medieval castle, rebuilt 1588, originally on a square plan possibly incorporating the fabric of Norman castle which was founded in 1205. Having fallen into ruin by the turn...

31 December 2009

1867 – St. Mary’s Church, Cushinstown, Co. Wexford

Cushinstown is one of the largest parishes in County Wexford, Ireland. There are 3 churches in the parish: Rathgarogue, Cushinstown and Terrerath. The parish has a population of approximately 2500. There are a...