A Journal for The Contemporary Church

New and Back Issues

Art for Catholic Ireland: The Irish Ecclesiological Society


Throughout the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, the Irish built environment was transformed by ecclesiastical architectural expansion. Building types ranged from churches and cathedrals to monasteries, convents, and sites of education, healthcare, leisure, and reform. While this architectural activity was evident across denominations, Irish Catholics invested their time, capacity, and resources in building to an extraordinary degree.

Category: About the Author