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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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Drumcliffe
St Columba
Reference: 230200
Group: Drumcliffe
Diocese: Killaloe

Ennis
County Clare
Republic of Ireland
ITM Ref: 533567,677631
OSIG Ref: 134178
GPS Ref: 52.845511,-8.986185 Show map
Parish Church
Surveyed: 2005-05-30

Lanyon, Lynn & Lanyon, 1868-71. Nave, south aisle, polygonal apse to chancel, tower placed to north of chancel.

Architect involved:
Lanyon, Lynn and Lanyon
Drumcliffe
St Columba
Reference: 230200

W01
chancel; apse; north-east
Two lancets, 2950mm x 530mm.

Patronage: Revd. Julian Henry Griffiths.

studio Jones & Willis; Liverpool & London (sgn)
date 1909 (sgn)

Iconography
Drumcliffe
St Columba
Reference: 230200

W02
chancel; apse; east
Two lancets, 2950mm x 530mm.

Patronage: LH: Gregg; RH Cullinan.

Inscription to LH: In memory of John Gregg, D.D., Bishop of Cork, Cloyne & Ross. Born at Cappa, 1798. Died at Cork, 1878. Presented by his son Robert Samuel, Archbishop of Armagh. RH mem date 1895, but two lights are contemporaneous.

studio Mayer & Co.; Munich (sgn)
artist Dixon, William Francis (1848-1928) (attrib)
date 1895 (mem)

Iconography
Drumcliffe
St Columba
Reference: 230200

W03
chancel; apse; south-east
Two lancets, 2950mm x 530mm.

Patronage: Griffiths.

Eliezer is spelt "Eleazar".

studio Jones & Willis; Liverpool & London (sgn)
date 1909 (circa)

Iconography
Drumcliffe
St Columba
Reference: 230200

W06
nave; south aisle; south; east-most
Two lancets 2950mm x 610mm.

Patronage: Anne Millicent Crowe.

Same cartoon used at Lamarsh, Essex, England.

studio Lowndes & Drury; London (def)
artist Lowndes, Mary (1857-1929) (def)
date 1898 (mem)

Iconography
Drumcliffe
St Columba
Reference: 230200

W09
nave; south aisle; west
Two lancets, 3230mm x 680mm and one circle.

Patronage: Thomas Keane, J.P.

studio Earley & Powell; Dublin (attrib)
date 1870 (memplaq)

Iconography
Drumcliffe
St Columba
Reference: 230200

W12
nave; north; 2nd from east
Two lancets, 2950mm x 610mm.

Patronage: James Menzies.

Memorial date (plaque) is 1880 but window much later. Text for LH "The Deeds of the Blessed of my Father. Matthew 25; 23" is erroneous in two ways: (1) this text does not appear anywhere; (2) verse 23 is the end of the Parable of the Talents.

studio Earley & Co.; Dublin (attrib)
artist Earley, John Bishop (1854-1935) (attrib)
date 1895 (circa)

Iconography
Drumcliffe
St Columba
Reference: 230200

W14
north porch; west
One lancet, 1350mm x 480mm.

Patronage: Henrietta, Norah and Beatrice O'Brien.

W14 has Martha; W15 has Mary.

date 1958 (plaq)

artist O'Brien, Catherine (1881-1963) (doc)
date 1958 (doc)
National Gallery of Ireland, Illustrated Summary Catalogue of Drawings, etc., 1983, p.585, no. 19070

Iconography
Drumcliffe
St Columba
Reference: 230200

W15
north porch; east
One lancet, 1350mm x 480mm.

Patronage: Henrietta, Norah and Beatrice O'Brien.

W14 has Martha; W15 has Mary.

date 1958 (plaq)

artist O'Brien, Catherine (1881-1963) (doc)
date 1958 (doc)
National Gallery of Ireland, Illustrated Summary Catalogue of Drawings, etc., 1983, p.585, no. 19069

Iconography
Drumcliffe
St Columba
Reference: 230200

W16
chancel; east; reredos
Twenty-four opus sectile lancets, 690mm x 260mm.

Patronage: Griffin; Waring; Greene; Macnamara; Dwyer; O'Brien; Stackpole; Parkinson.

studio An Tur Gloine; Dublin (doc)
artist O'Brien, Catherine (1881-1963) (doc)
date 1938 (doc)
National Gallery of Ireland, Illustrated Summary Catalogue of Drawings, etc., 1983, p.592, nos.19122-19125

Iconography