St Josephs Church Carrickmacross
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St Joseph’s Church was constructed in Carrickmacross, County Monaghan after the passing of the Catholic Emancipation Act of 1829. Renowned architect J.J McCarthy designed the impressive Gothic-style house of worship, which opened in 1866.
An architectural gem in Carrickmacross, County Monaghan, St Joseph’s Church was completed in 1866, in the era after the Catholic Emancipation Act was passed.
J.J McCarthy, a well known architect of the time, designed the church. It measures 46m long by 18m wide and features stained glass windows by Harry Clarke in addition to the stations of the cross by Richard King.