Tullamore Church of Ireland, Co. Offaly (King’s Co.)

Church of Ireland,
Offaly (King’s Co.),

From Lewis Topographical Dictionary of Ireland (1837): TULLAMORE, or KILBRIDE, a market, assize and post-town, and a parish, in the barony of BALLYCOWAN, KING’S county, and province of LEINSTER, 20 miles (S. E. by E.) from Athlone, and 49 ½ (W. by S.) from Dublin, on the road to Parsonstown, and on the line of the Grand Canal from Dublin to Shannon harbour; containing 7626 inhabitants, of which number 6342 are in the town.”

Also “The church, situated about half a mile from the town, on the Portarlington road, was erected in 1818, in the Gothic style, after a design by Mr. Johnston, at an expense of £8030 British, “

These photographs were taken April 2014