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Crotty Church

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Castle Street, Birr, Offaly, Republic of Ireland
E: garrybrendan@gmail.com

From 1820 until 1850, the largest schism ever to be recorded in the Catholic Church in Ireland, it is said that over 90% of the parish moved to set up the Reformed Church of Birr, led by Father Michael Crotty. In 1839 they built the Crotty Church.

From 1820 until 1850, the largest schism ever to be recorded in the Catholic Church in Ireland, it is said that over 90% of the parish moved to set up the Reformed Church of Birr, led by Father Michael Crotty. In 1839 they built the Crotty Church.
Open days throughout 2014.
All year, except 25 and 26 December, 9am until 6pm.