O'FAY, MICHAEL (VERY REV.)
- Born: - Died: 1867
Amateur. Michael O'Fay, a priest from Co. Galway, who is said to have lived in Rome for several years and was a Count of the Holy Roman Empire, had become parish priest of Craughwell, Co. Galway, when he is said to have designed the church of St Killian, Ballymana, as a chapel-of-ease in the parish. He died on 6 July 1867, but the new church was not opened until 1870.(1)
(1) Tom May, Churches of Galway, Kilmacduagh and Kilfenora (Galway, 2000), 30-31(illus.).
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|Building:||CO. GALWAY, BALLYMANA, CHURCH OF ST KILLIAN (RC)|
|Nature:||New church in Gothic style, on site provided by Sir Thomas Redington of Kilcoman, said to have been designed by Very Rev. M. O'Fay, PP of Craughwell.
Tom May, Churches of Galway, Kilmacduagh and Kilfenora (Galway, 2000), 30-31(illus.)