Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Selected: CO. CLARE, ENNIS, FRANCIS STREET, WILLOWBANK, CHURCH OF THE IMMACULATE CONCEPTION (RC, FRANCISCAN)

Name: CARROLL, WILLIAM REGINALD
Building: CO. CLARE, ENNIS, FRANCIS STREET, WILLOWBANK, CHURCH OF THE IMMACULATE CONCEPTION (RC, FRANCISCAN)
Date: 1892?
Nature: New church in 14th-century Gothic style with nave, apse and 2 side chapels. To have 120ft tower . Cost £11,000. Builder: D. Shanks. Altar by Pearse. Dedicated 11 Jun 1892.
Refs: IB 34, 15 Jun 1892, 133; B 63, 2 Jul 1892, 19; Eric Shaw, 'William Carroll, Building contractor and timber merchant, Ennis, Co. Clare, 1817-1889', typescript memoir in IAA; William Garner, Ennis: Architectural Heritage (An Foras Forbatha, 1981), 11-12.