Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Selected: CO. CORK, CLONAKILTY, CHURCH OF THE IMMACULATE CONCEPTION (RC)

Name: ASHLIN, GEORGE COPPINGER
Building: CO. CORK, CLONAKILTY, CHURCH OF THE IMMACULATE CONCEPTION (RC)
Date: 1869-80
Nature: GCA winner of limited competition, 1869. New church in Early French Gothic style with nave, aisles, transept, 2 chapels and baptistry. Tenders for roofing same invited, Jul 1875. Opened 1880. Tower and spire still to be added. Cost: £29,000. High altar by Earley & Powell, erected by P.J. Scannell, Cork. Decoration of apse by Hodginson, Limerick. Woodwork by Cotter, Cork.
Refs: Various detail drawings for this church, 1869-1923, in IAA, Ashlin & Coleman drawings collection, Acc. 76/1.25/1-19, 76/1.26/1,3,4; IB 11, 15 Sep 1869, 209; 22, 1 Apr 1880, 101;  Freeman's Journal, 7 Jul 1875; Architect 24, 31 Jul 1880, 75

Name: ASHLIN & COLEMAN
Building: CO. CORK, CLONAKILTY, CHURCH OF THE IMMACULATE CONCEPTION (RC)
Date: 1911
Nature: Mortuary chapel
Refs: IA & C 1, 28 Jan 1911, 12

Name: ASHLIN & COLEMAN
Building: CO. CORK, CLONAKILTY, CHURCH OF THE IMMACULATE CONCEPTION (RC)
Date: ?
Nature: Tower & spire. Builder: Sisk
Refs: Various drawings for this church in IAA, Ashlin & Coleman drawings collection, Acc. 76/1.25; IB 63, 5 Nov 1921, 729

Name: OPPENHEIMER, LUDWIG, LTD *#
Building: CO. CORK, CLONAKILTY, CHURCH OF THE IMMACULATE CONCEPTION (RC)
Date: ?
Nature: Mosaics in Sanctuary, Lady Chapel and Sacred Heart chapel 'almost certainly the work of the Oppenheimer firm' (Field).
Refs: Information from Robert Field, Swanage, Dorset, Apr 2013.