Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Selected: CO. CORK, CROGHNA (CLONAKILTY), CARBERY MEMORIAL CROSS

Name: DREW, THOMAS (SIR)
Building: CO. CORK, CROGHNA (CLONAKILTY), CARBERY MEMORIAL CROSS
Date: 1901-02
Nature: Celtic cross over 30ft high, copied from West Cross at Monasterboice, in memory of Algernon, 9th baron Carbery (1868-1898), erected by his widow, Mary; executed by C.W. Harrison in Ballinasloe limestone. Shaft has 7 panels illustrating theme of Rdemption. Circle shows Crucifixion, with other decorative carving including St Faughnan of Ross, St Patrick and 4 Evangelists.
Refs: Weekly Irish Times, 27 Apr 1901;   IB 44, 13 Feb 1902, 1031,1040; Richard J. Hodges, Cork and County Cork in the Twentieth Century (1911), 84.