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Abbreviations used for studios/artists
docDocumentedPrimary source to support the attribution.
litLiteratureSecondary source to support the attribution.
sgnSignedThe window is signed with name, initials or mark.
attribAttributedA likely attribution.
defDefinitelyThe attribution is made with confidence.
Abbreviations used for dates
docDocumentedPrimary source to support the given date.
litLiteratureSecondary source to support the given date.
sgnSignedDate appearing on the glass along with the signature or mark.
inscInscribedA date formally painted as part of the inscription.
plaqPlaqueA date appearing on a plaque nearby.
memMemorialA date of death appearing either on the glass or on a plaque nearby; note that the date of installation of a window could vary greatly from the memorial date.
circaCircaA likely date.
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Abbeyleix
St Michael and All Angels
Reference: 170010
Group: Abbeyleix
Diocese: Leighlin

Abbeyleix
County Laois
Republic of Ireland
ITM Ref: 643405,684596
OSIG Ref: 243185
GPS Ref: 52.910453,-7.354703 Show map
Parish Church
Surveyed: 1998-09-21

The tower remains of John Semple's 1825 church. Remainder by Thomas Wyatt, 1865. Aisled nave, transepts and apsidal chancel.

Architects involved:
Semple, John (1801-1882)
Wyatt, Thomas Henry (1807-1880)
Abbeyleix
St Michael and All Angels
Reference: 170010

W01
sanctuary; north
Two lancets, 2490mm x 380mm and one quatrefoil.

studio James Powell & Sons; London (doc)
artist Holiday, Henry (1839-1927) (doc)
date 1886 (doc)
Archives of James Powell & Sons, Victoria & Albert Museum, London

Iconography
Abbeyleix
St Michael and All Angels
Reference: 170010

W02
chancel; apse; north-east
Two lancets, 2490mm x 380mm and one quatrefoil.

studio James Powell & Sons; London (doc)
artist Holiday, Henry (1839-1927) (doc)
date 1886 (doc)
Archives of James Powell & Sons, Victoria & Albert Museum, London

Iconography
Abbeyleix
St Michael and All Angels
Reference: 170010

W03
chancel; apse; east
Two lancets, 2490mm x 380mm and one quatrefoil.

studio James Powell & Sons; London (doc)
artist Holiday, Henry (1839-1927) (doc)
date 1886 (doc)
Archives of James Powell & Sons, Victoria & Albert Museum, London

Iconography
Abbeyleix
St Michael and All Angels
Reference: 170010

W04
chancel; apse; south-east
Two lancets, 2490mm x 380mm and one quatrefoil.

studio James Powell & Sons; London (doc)
artist Holiday, Henry (1839-1927) (doc)
date 1886 (doc)
Archives of James Powell & Sons, Victoria & Albert Museum, London

Iconography
Abbeyleix
St Michael and All Angels
Reference: 170010

W05
sanctuary; south
Two lancets, 2490mm x 380mm and one quatrefoil.

Cavity between glass and secondary glazing has large amount of foreign matter which shows in the photograph as black; secondary glazing is cracked. Since these photographs were taken, the secondary glazing throughout the church has been removed.

studio James Powell & Sons; London (doc)
artist Holiday, Henry (1839-1927) (doc)
date 1886 (doc)
Archives of James Powell & Sons, Victoria & Albert Museum, London

Iconography
Abbeyleix
St Michael and All Angels
Reference: 170010

W06
chancel; south
One lancet, 2790mm x 760mm.

artist O'Brien, Catherine (1881-1963) (sgn)

studio An Tur Gloine; Dublin (lit)
date 1944 (lit)
Nicola Gordon Bowe, David Caron, Michael Wynne: Gazetteer of Irish Stained Glass, Dublin, Irish Academic Press, 1988

Iconography
Abbeyleix
St Michael and All Angels
Reference: 170010

W08
south transept; south
Three lancets, 2820mm x 610mm; 4220mm x 760mm; 2820mm x 610mm.

studio O'Connor; London (sgn)
date 1865 (sgn)

Iconography
Abbeyleix
St Michael and All Angels
Reference: 170010

W09
nave; south aisle; south; east-most
One lancet, 1350mm x 510mm.

artist Holiday, Henry (1839-1927) (def)
date 1894 (circa)

Iconography
Abbeyleix
St Michael and All Angels
Reference: 170010

W10
nave; south aisle; south; west-most
Three lancets, 1350mm x 510mm.

studio James Powell & Sons; London (doc)
artist Rhead, George (doc)
date 1892 (doc)
Archives of James Powell & Sons, Victoria & Albert Museum, London

studio James Powell & Sons; London (lit)
date 1892 (lit)
Builder, 1895, vol.68, p.801

Iconography
Abbeyleix
St Michael and All Angels
Reference: 170010

W11
nave; north aisle; north; west-most
Two lancets, 1350mm x 510mm.

studio An Tur Gloine; Dublin (lit)
artist O'Brien, Catherine (1881-1963) (lit)
date 1942 (lit)
Nicola Gordon Bowe, David Caron, Michael Wynne: Gazetteer of Irish Stained Glass, Dublin, Irish Academic Press, 1988

Iconography
Abbeyleix
St Michael and All Angels
Reference: 170010

W12
nave; north aisle; north; 2nd from east
Three lancets, 1350mm x 510mm.

artist Holiday, Henry (1839-1927) (def)
date 1895 (circa)

Iconography
Abbeyleix
St Michael and All Angels
Reference: 170010

W13
nave; north aisle; north; east-most
Two lancets, 1350mm x 510mm.

artist Holiday, Henry (1839-1927) (def)
date 1894 (circa)

Iconography
Abbeyleix
St Michael and All Angels
Reference: 170010

W14
north transept; north; west-most
Two lancets, 1910mm x 610mm.

studio An Tur Gloine; Dublin (lit)
artist Child, Alfred Ernest (1875-1939) (lit)
date 1929 (lit)
Nicola Gordon Bowe, David Caron, Michael Wynne: Gazetteer of Irish Stained Glass, Dublin, Irish Academic Press, 1988

Iconography