Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Selected: CO. KILKENNY, CASTLECOMER, CHURCH (RC)

Name: UNKNOWN ARCHITECT
Building: CO. KILKENNY, CASTLECOMER, CHURCH (RC)
Date: 1849a
Nature: Church opened 16 Sep 1849. Attr. by Kennedy to 'B. Butler'.
Refs: Drawing of fa├žade as existing, 1956, with proposal for alts., 1957, formerly in office archives of W.H. Byrne & Son; Catholic Directory (1850), 240; Thomas P. Kennedy, 'Church Building', History of Irish Catholicism, Vol. 5 (1970), 28

Name: UNKNOWN ARCHITECT
Building: CO. KILKENNY, CASTLECOMER, CHURCH (RC)
Date: ?
Nature: Pulpit 'the largest and most elaborate of its kind in Ireland', with groups 'Our Lord in the Temple', 'Sermon on the Mount' and 'St Patrick at Tara' presented by Mr Ryan of Philadelphia. Executed by Edmund Sharp, Dublin.
Refs: Edmund Sharp's publicity booklet (1920s), 34,35(illus.)