Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Selected: CO. CORK, BLARNEY, CHURCH (RC, OLD)

Name: GIBBS, ALEXANDER, & CO. *#
Building: CO. CORK, BLARNEY, CHURCH (RC, OLD)
Date: 1858
Nature: Made upper, principal part of window over high altar in new chancel.
Refs: Cork Examiner, 17 Feb 1858 (information from Roger Herlihy, Cork, Feb 2011).

Name: UNKNOWN ARCHITECT
Building: CO. CORK, BLARNEY, CHURCH (RC, OLD)
Date: 1858a
Nature: Extension of church (originally plain oblong structure built during times of 'poverty and distress') by addition of chancel to one of side walls (i.e. to form T-plan church?). Church dedicated 14 Feb 1858. Contractor: Mr Barrett, Henry St, Cork (i.e. Daniel Barrett, 16 Henry St.).  Altar executed by Patrick Scannell, Cork. Main part of window over altar by Gibbs & Co., London, but lower part of window and window over entrance by Mrs Foree (i.e. Mrs Charles Foree, plumber, 30 Prince's St).
Refs: Cork Examiner, 17 Feb 1858 (information from Roger Herlihy, Cork, Feb 2011).