The Churches of Britain and Ireland

County Galway

County Galway on Wikipedia.

Athenry, a distant view of the former St. Mary, now used as a Heritage Centre. St. Mary's Collegiate Church. Another view. All from old postcards in Reg Dosell's Collection. Church of the Assumption (R.C.), and two interior views - 1, 2, all John Balaam (2010).

Ballinasloe, St. Michael (R.C.). Another view. Both from old postcards in Reg Dosell's Collection.
Ballygar, St. Mary (R.C., 1857). M 786 526. Gerard Close (2017). Link.

Claregalway, Church of the Assumption and St. James (R.C., 1975). M 370 323. Link. The ruins of Claregalway Priory, a Franciscan Abbey, which dates from 1252. M 371 333. Link. Both Gerard Close (2017).
, St. Joseph (R.C.). From an old postcard in Reg Dosell's Collection.
Clonberne, the church at Ballinasloe. Martina Kelly. Link.
the St. Brendan's Cathedral (CoI), on an external website. The 12th century Romanesque doorway, Christopher Skottowe (1965). Many more photos here.
Creeragh, Our Lady of the Wayside (R.C.).
Len Brankin.

Cornamona, R.C. church. Bill Henderson.


Headford, R.C. church. Bill Henderson.

Kilmilkin, Holy Nativity (R.C.). Len Brankin.
Kylemore - see Letterfrack.

Leenane, R.C. church. Bill Henderson.
Letterfrack, the church (1877-81) in the grounds of Kylemore Abbey, no longer used for services. Interior view. Both John Balaam (2012). Link.
Loughrea, St. Brendan Cathedral (R.C.). Aidan McRae Thomson. Link. The former St. Brendan (CoI). This photo was taken in the 1990's, before it was converted to a public library. Alistair Quinlan.

Milltown, St. Joseph (R.C., 1970). M 399 633. Gerard Close (2017). Link, which also has a photo of the predecessor church - is this still extant?).
Moylough, St. Patrick (R.C.). Joan Harrison.

Salthill, Christ the King (R.C.). Three interior views - 1, 2, 3. All Adam McCurdy (2014). Link.
Spiddall, St. Enda (R.C.). Disused Protestant chapel (built 1776). Both Bill Henderson.

Tuam, the Cathedral Church. Shown here as it was in about 1800, and after the restoration of 1865. Illustration from Colin Waters Collection.

Williamstown, St. Therese (R.C.). Joseph Cantwell.
Woodlawn, Parish Church (CoI). Alistair Quinlan (2009).




04 March 2023

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