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Architect and builder, who provided the initial plans for, and was the builder of, St Mary's Church of Ireland Church, Newry, 1810, and also provided plans for Kilkeel Church of Ireland parish church, 1812.(1) He is probably same person as the Patrick O'Farrell, architect, of Clonfeacle, Blackwatertown, Co. Armagh, who is listed in Pigot & Co.'s City of Dublin and Hibernian Provincial Directory (1824), 365.(2) See also PATRICK FARRELL .
(1) F. Rankin, ed., Clergy of Down and Dromore (1996), 203,225.
2 work entries listed in chronological order for O'FARRELL, PATRICK
|Building:||CO. DOWN, NEWRY, ST MARY STREET, CHURCH OF ST MARY (CI)|
|Nature:||New church. FS laid 17 Oct 1810. Consecrated 25 Aug 1819. P.O'F builder and original designer, but building supervised by Thomas Duff from 1813. For Lord Kilmorey. Cost: £12,566.|
|Refs:||IB 28, 1 May 1886, 135; Fred Rankin, ed., Clergy of Down and Dromore (Ulster Historical Foundation, 1996), 225(illus.).|
|Building:||CO. DOWN, KILKEEL, CHRIST CHURCH (CI)|
|Nature:||P.O'F 'laid before the parish plans and an estimate for building a new church on an entirely new site', 1812. Datestone on S wall reads:'Aedificatum Anno Domini 1815'. Consecrated 14 Aug 1818. Total cost £4613.19s.3½d. For Lord Kilmorey.|
S. Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of Ireland (1837), II, 102; P.J. Rankin, Historic Buildings…in the Mourne area of South Down (UAHS, 1975), 45(illus.),52(no. 26); Fred Rankin, ed., Clergy of Down and Dromore (Ulster Historical Foundation, 1996), 203(illus.); exterior also illus. in Claude Costegalde & Brian Walker, The Church of Ireland: an illustrated history (2013), 199.