Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Selected: CO. DONEGAL, CROSSROADS (KILLYGORDON), CHURCH OF ST PATRICK (RC)

Name: O'NEILL & BYRNE
Building: CO. DONEGAL, CROSSROADS (KILLYGORDON), CHURCH OF ST PATRICK (RC)
Date: 1872-1875
Nature: New church in Early and Middle Gothic style with high pitched roof, bull's eye quatrefoil clerestory and slender spire.  for Rev. Edward Boyle.. FS laid 12 Apr 1872. Dedicated 25 Apr 1875. Belfry and spire added 1896.
Refs: Design seen 1975ca in W.H. Byrne drawings collection ; Alistair Rowan, The Buildings of Ireland: North West Ulster (1979), 333, Pl. 123; J.J. Tracey, 'A dissertation on the buildings of John O'Neill and O'Neill and Byrne, architects, 1862-1883', unpublished thesis presented as part of Master of Architecture degree course, Queen's University, Belfast, 1987, 57,159-161,fig. 14

Name: TOYE, EDWARD J.
Building: CO. DONEGAL, CROSSROADS (KILLYGORDON), CHURCH OF ST PATRICK (RC)
Date: 1903
Nature: Tenders received for improvements. For Very Rev. Bernard McLaughlin, PP, Killygordon.
Refs: IB 45, 7 May 1903, 1750