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St Ann's Church

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18 Dawson Street, Dublin, Republic of Ireland
T: +353(0)16767727
E: stannschurch@eircom.net

St Ann’s Church was founded in Dublin City in 1707 and in 1868, a striking neo-Romanesque façade was added. The church has memorials dedicated to those lost in World War I and World War II.

Founded in 1707 in the heart of Dublin City, St Ann's has a spectacular neo-Romanesque façade that was added in 1868. Isaac Wills designed the Georgian interior, which includes stained glass windows dating from the mid-19th century and memorials to both World Wars. Since 1723, the church has also kept a bread shelf, a tradition that exists to provide Dublin’s poor with food.

Over the years, many famous people have been associated with St Ann’s, including Oscar Wilde, Bram Stoker and Theobald Wolfe Tone.