Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Selected: CO. OFFALY, BANAGHER, CHURCH (CI, RYNAGH PARISH)

Name: UNKNOWN ARCHITECT
Building: CO. OFFALY, BANAGHER, CHURCH (CI, RYNAGH PARISH)
Date: 1829
Nature: 'At the entrance to the town is the parish church, a handsome edifice in the anceint English style of architecture, with a tower and spire, built in 1829 at an expense of £2286, of which £2030 was granted on loan by the late Board of First Fruits.'(Lewis)
Refs: Samuel Lewis, A Topographical dictionary of Ireland (1837), I, 175;  exterior illus. in Clergy of Killaloe, Kilfenora, Clonfert and Kilmacduagh (Ulster Historical Foundation, 2010), 248.  

Name: HARRISON, C.W., & SONS *
Building: CO. OFFALY, BANAGHER, CHURCH (CI, RYNAGH PARISH)
Date: 1892
Nature: Handsome pulpit & prayer desk recently erected. Pulpit in Caen stone and coloured marbles.
Refs: IB 34, 1 Mar 1892, 55