Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Selected: CO. WESTMEATH, BOHER (BALLYMORE), CHURCH OF ST BRIGID (RC)

Name: BYRNE, RALPH HENRY
Building: CO. WESTMEATH, BOHER (BALLYMORE), CHURCH OF ST BRIGID (RC)
Date: 1940-41
Nature: New Romanesque church to hold 500, with detached campanile. FS laid 1940. Dedicated 1941. Cost: £14,500.  Builder: B.McEntaggart, Athlumney, Navan.
Refs: Designs, dated 1935,1940, formerly in office archives of W.H. Byrne & Son;   IB 82, ? ? 1940, 111; 83, 6 Dec 1941, 558;  Christine Casey & Alistair Rowan, The Buildings of Ireland: North Leinster (1993), 108.


Name: OPPENHEIMER, LUDWIG, LTD *#
Building: CO. WESTMEATH, BOHER (BALLYMORE), CHURCH OF ST BRIGID (RC)
Date: 1950a
Nature: Large mosaic crucifixion on wall behind altar.
Refs: Oppenheimer advertisement in Irish Catholic Directory (1950) ((information from Robert Field, Swanage, Dorset, Apr 2013).