Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Selected: CO. WESTMEATH, KILLULAGH, CHURCH OF ST LIVINUS (RC)

Name: ASHLIN, GEORGE COPPINGER
Building: CO. WESTMEATH, KILLULAGH, CHURCH OF ST LIVINUS (RC)
Date: 1887-1891
Nature: New church, for Very Rev. J Higgins, PP, Delvin. Contractor: Patrick O'Brien, Kells. Amount of tender: £2,000. FS laid 21 Oct 1888. Almost complete, 1891.  Altar (also designed by Ashlin?), 1894. Consecrated, 1904.
Refs: Designs for altar rail and wainscotting, 1891, in IAA, Ashlin & Coleman Collection, 76/1.200;  IAA, PKS 0658, A07 (Jul 1887, p.332);  Rev. J. Brady, A short history of the parishes of the diocese of Meath, 1867-1944, 378;  Delvin Parish, Co. Westmeath, http://www.delvinparish.ie/index.php?option=content&task=view&id=18 (last visited May 2009)