Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Selected: CO. GALWAY, GORT, CHURCH OF ST COLMAN (CI, KILMACDUAGH PARISH)

Name: UNKNOWN ARCHITECT
Building: CO. GALWAY, GORT, CHURCH OF ST COLMAN (CI, KILMACDUAGH PARISH)
Date: 1810
Nature: 'The parish church of Kilmacdaugh was erected in 1810, on land given by the first Lord Gort. It is an elegant cruciform structure, with a conical spire; the fittings of the interior, which were renewed in 1828, are handsome and well kept.'
Refs: I. Slater's National Commercial Directory of Ireland (1846).

Name: KELLY, FESTUS
Building: CO. GALWAY, GORT, CHURCH OF ST COLMAN (CI, KILMACDUAGH PARISH)
Date: 1852
Nature: Alts. & imps. under direction of FK.
Refs: B 10, 15 May 1852, 312

Name: UNKNOWN ARCHITECT
Building: CO. GALWAY, GORT, CHURCH OF ST COLMAN (CI, KILMACDUAGH PARISH)
Date: 1877
Nature: Adds. & alts. Church reopened Jan 1878. New chancel (built chiefly through munificence of Viscount Gough). New pews, pulpit, prayer desk, altar table & rails from designs furnished by Jones & Willis, Birmingham & London, who also supplied brass lectern, standards, pulpit lights and coronae. New windows. Stained glass in E window (gift of Mrs Lahiff) supplied by Sibthorpe, Dublin. Old organ gallery removed and former chancel converted into choir with organ on S side. Total cost about £1,100.
Refs: Irish Ecclesiastical Gazette 18, no. 217, 1 May 1877, 154; IB 20, 15 Jan 1878, 29