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Kinsale in County Cork, Munster, Ireland — Irish South-West
 

Eaglais Eoin Naofa / St. Johns Parish Church

Ceann t-Sáile Baile Stairiúil / Kinsale Historic Town

 
 
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By William Fischer, Jr., May 17, 2019
1. Eaglais Eoin Naofa / St. Johns Parish Church Marker
Inscription.  

Sna 1830'aidí, ag deireadh ré na bPéindlíthe, tógadh Séipéal Eoin Baiste, in áit foirgneamh díon tuí a bhí níos lú. Dhear an Bráthair Michael Augustine O'Riordan an stíl clasaiceach atá air agus dhear sé roinnt séipéal eile i gCorcaigh freisin. Tá dealbh breá ann den sagart paróiste, an tUrr. Justin Foley McNamara, a bhí freagrach as agus a rinne an dealbhóir cáiliúil, John Hogan. Nuachóiríodh an séipéal sna blianta deireanacha seo ach tá ceann de na horgáin is sine sa tír fós ann agus síleáil atá plástráilte go greanta.

[Sraith meánach de ghrianghraif, ó chlé go deas, léann fotheidil]
• Stíl Chlasaiceach Taobh Istigh

• Orgán Séipéil

• Rós Ornáideach Sileáil

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The Church of St John the Baptist was built in the 1830's to replace a smaller thatch-roofed building that marked the end of the Penal Laws. The classical style design was the work of Brother Michael Augustine O'Riordan who designed a number of other Cork churches and it contains a fine statue of the
<i>Eaglais Eoin Naofa</i> / St. Johns Parish Church and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 17, 2019
2. Eaglais Eoin Naofa / St. Johns Parish Church and Marker
parish priest responsible, Rev. Justin Foley McNamara, by the noted Cork sculptor, John Hogan. The church has been modernised in recent years but it still contains one of the oldest organs in the country and an elaborately plastered ceiling.

[Middle row of photos, left to right, captions read]
• Classical Style Interior

• Church Organ

• Ornate Ceiling Rose
 
Erected by Town of Kinsale, Cork County Council, National Development Plan, and Fáilte Ireland. (Marker Number 5.)
 
Location. 51° 42.418′ N, 8° 31.519′ W. Marker is in Kinsale, Munster, in County Cork. Marker is on Friar Street just west of Cork Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2 Friar Street, Kinsale, Munster P17 XV22, Ireland. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Caisleán Deasúnaigh / Desmond Castle (within shouting distance of this marker); The Pauper's Well / Tobar na mbocht (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); The James O'Neill Memorial Building (about 90 meters away); Múseum / Museum (about 90 meters away); Eaglais Multose Naofa / St. Multose Church (about 90 meters away); Peter Barry (about 90 meters away); Nautical Artefacts at Kinsale Museum

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(about 90 meters away); The Town Pound (about 90 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Kinsale.
 
Also see . . .  Kinsale Parish. (Submitted on July 23, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Churches & ReligionMan-Made Features
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on July 24, 2019. This page originally submitted on July 23, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 49 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 23, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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