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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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Castlecomer
St Mary
Reference: 150110

W01
sanctuary; east
Three lancets, 2570mm x 510mm; 3250mm x 510mm; 2570mm x 510mm.

Patronage: Prior-Wandesford.

studio An Tur Gloine; Dublin (doc)
artist Healy, Michael (1873-1941) (doc)
An Tur Gloine, List of Principal Windows, 1903-1928, National Gallery of Ireland, Centre for Study of Irish Art

date 1920 (lit)
Nicola Gordon Bowe, David Caron, Michael Wynne: Gazetteer of Irish Stained Glass, Dublin, Irish Academic Press, 1988

Iconography
Fertagh
St Mary
Reference: 150170

W01
sanctuary; east
Four lancets, 2060mm x 480mm, eleven main tracery-lights and nine small lights.

Patronage: Hely.

studio Mayer & Co.; Munich (sgn)
date 1896 (insc)

Iconography
Ennisnag
Stoneyford Kilkenny
St Peter
Reference: 150160

W01
sanctuary; east
Three lancets, 2310mm x 510mm, two quatrefoils and four small openings.

Patronage: Meredyth.

studio Clayton & Bell; London (def)
cartoonist Daniels, George (1854-1940) (def)
date 1878 (mem)

Iconography
Kilmanagh
St Aidan
Reference: 150310

W01
sanctuary; east
Three lancets, not measured with re-ordered panels inset, measuring 2640mm x 530mm.

The stained glass was salvaged from Burnchurch Church, Kells and re-ordered in 1999. The heads of several of the figures have been lost and replaced in an unsatisfactory style.

studio Ward & Nixon; London (attrib)
date 1840 (circa)

Iconography
Inistioge
St Mary and St Columba
Reference: 150200

W01
sanctuary; east
Three lancets, 3580mm x 760mm; 3810mm x 970mm; 3580mm x 760mm.

Patronage: Connellan.

studio An Tur Gloine; Dublin (doc)
artist O'Brien, Catherine (1881-1963) (doc)
An Tur Gloine, List of Principal Windows, 1903-1928, National Gallery of Ireland, Centre for Study of Irish Art

date 1919 (lit)
Nicola Gordon Bowe, David Caron, Michael Wynne: Gazetteer of Irish Stained Glass, Dublin, Irish Academic Press, 1988

Iconography
Piltown
Fiddown
St Paul
Reference: 200240

W01
chancel; east
Three lancets, 2690mm x 380mm; 3780mm x 610mm; 2690mm x 380mm.

Patronage: Earl of Bessborough.

studio Burlison & Grylls; London (def)

date 1881 (doc)
Piltown Church Minute Book 1887 - 1928

Iconography
Kells St Mary
St Mary
Reference: 150220

W01
chancel; east
Three lancets, 3810mm x 610mm; 4340mm x 690mm; 3810mm x 610mm.

Patronage: Masso.

studio Mayer & Co.; Munich (def)
date 1934 (circa)

Iconography
Kilfane
No dedication
Reference: 150240

W01
sanctuary; east
Three lancets, 2310mm x 480mm; 2950mm x 480mm; 2310mm x 480mm and two small tracery-lights.

Patronage: Crampton Power.

date 1903 (plaq)

studio Heaton, Butler & Bayne; London (doc)
Heaton, Butler & Bayne trade catalogue, 1909

Iconography
Kilkenny Cathedral
St Canice
Reference: 150250

W01
chancel; east
Three lancets, approx 8.5m x 1070mm; 9m x 1240mm; 8.5m x 1070mm.

studio William Holland; Warwick (attrib)
date 1875 (insc)

Iconography
Kilkenny Cathedral
St Canice
Reference: 150250

W02
chancel; south
Three lancets, approx 7m x 1070mm.

The LH and RH lancets have leaded lights.

artist Almquist, Carl (1848-1924) (attrib)
date 1902 (mem)

studio Shrigley & Hunt; Lancaster (doc)
Shrigley & Hunt trade catalogue, published circa 1930

Iconography
St Peter and St John; same cartoons
Kinnitty / W01
Kilkenny Cathedral / W02
Fertagh
St Mary
Reference: 150170

W02
nave; north; east-most
One opening, 2620mm x 1220mm.

studio Mayer & Co.; Munich (sgn)
artist Dixon, William Francis (1848-1928) (def)
date 1906 (mem)

Iconography
Identical window
Timolin / W02
Fertagh / W02
Killea / W10
Inistioge
St Mary and St Columba
Reference: 150200

W02
nave; south; east-most
Two lancets, 3430mm x 610mm.

Patronage: Beresford.

studio Watson & Co.; Youghal (attrib)
cartoonist Parlby, George Measures (1856-1954) (attrib)
date 1925 (mem)

Iconography
Piltown
Fiddown
St Paul
Reference: 200240

W02
chancel; south
Two lancets, 1270mm x 300mm.

Patronage: Ponsonby.

studio Clayton & Bell; London (def)

date 1906 (doc)
Piltown Church Minute Book 1887 - 1928

Iconography
Kilfane
No dedication
Reference: 150240

W02
chancel; apse; south-east
One lancet, 1420mm x 760mm.

studio Heaton, Butler & Bayne; London (attrib)
date 1903 (plaq)

Iconography
Aghour
St Lachtan
Reference: 150020

W02
sanctuary; east
Two lancets, 1650mm x 460mm.

Patronage: Fowler.

studio O'Connor; London (def)
date 1858 (sgn)

Iconography
Kilkenny Cathedral
St Canice
Reference: 150250

W03
vestry; east
Three lancets, 3300mm x 690mm; 3660mm x 860mm; 3300mm x 690mm.

studio Clayton & Bell; London (def)
date 1876 (mem)

Iconography
Ennisnag
Stoneyford Kilkenny
St Peter
Reference: 150160

W03
nave; south; 2nd from east
Two lancets, 2670mm x 530mm and three tracery-lights.

Patronage: McCalmont.

studio An Tur Gloine; Dublin (doc)
artist O'Brien, Catherine (1881-1963) (doc)
date 1940 (doc)
National Gallery of Ireland, Illustrated Summary Catalogue of Drawings, etc., 1983, p.576, no.18476

Iconography
Kells St Mary
St Mary
Reference: 150220

W03
nave; south; east-most
One lancet, 3630mm x 580mm.

Patronage: Izod.

studio William Warrington & Son; London (sgn)
date 1865 (sgn)

Iconography
Piltown
Fiddown
St Paul
Reference: 200240

W03
chancel; south; 2nd from east
Two lancets, 1880mm x 380mm.

Patronage: Hamilton.

studio Burlison & Grylls; London (def)

date 1884 (doc)
Piltown Church Minute Book 1887 - 1928

Iconography
Aghour
St Lachtan
Reference: 150020

W03
chancel; south; 2nd from east
One lancet, 1270mm x 280mm.

Patronage: Purkis.

date 1956 (mem)

No artist identified

Iconography
Kilfane
No dedication
Reference: 150240

W03
nave; south; east-most
Two lancets, 2340mm x 480mm, one circle and two small tracery-lights.

studio Mayer & Co.; Munich (attrib)
date 1893 (mem)

Iconography
Kilfane
No dedication
Reference: 150240

W04
nave; south; 2nd from east
Two lancets, 2340mm x 480mm, one circle and two smalll tracery-lights.

Patronage: Beresford Power.

studio An Tur Gloine; Dublin (lit)
artist McGoldrick, Hubert (1897-1967) (lit)
date 1932 (lit)
Nicola Gordon Bowe, David Caron, Michael Wynne: Gazetteer of Irish Stained Glass, Dublin, Irish Academic Press, 1988

Iconography
Kilkenny Cathedral
St Canice
Reference: 150250

W04
south transept; south
Two separate lancets, approx 7m x 790mm, one separate 6-foil and one separate quatrefoil in gable.

Inscribed date not clear - could be 1870 or 1876.

studio Mayer & Co.; Munich (attrib)
date 1876 (insc)

Iconography
Kilkenny Cathedral
St Canice
Reference: 150250

W05
south transept; west
Two separate lancets, approx 5.5m x 910mm.

artist Dixon, William Francis (1848-1928) (def)
date 1904 (insc)

studio Mayer & Co.; Munich (lit)
Builder, 1905, vol.88, p.474

Iconography
Ennisnag
Stoneyford Kilkenny
St Peter
Reference: 150160

W05
nave; north
Two lancets, 2670mm x 530mm and three tracery-lights.

Patronage: Meredyth.

date 1882 (mem)

No artist identified

Iconography
Kilmanagh
St Aidan
Reference: 150310

W05
nave; west
Two lancets, not measured, with re-ordered panels inset, 1550mm x 530mm.

studio Mayer & Co.; Munich (def)
date 1900 (circa)

Iconography
Piltown
Fiddown
St Paul
Reference: 200240

W05
nave; south; 2nd from east
Two lancets, 1930mm x 530mm and one small trefoil.

Patronage: Bessborough.

studio James Powell & Sons; London (doc)
cartoonist Penwarden, Ernest (doc)
date 1914 (doc)
Archives of James Powell & Sons, Victoria & Albert Museum, London

Iconography
Aghour
St Lachtan
Reference: 150020

W05
nave; south; 2nd from east
Two lancets, 2130mm x 660mm, one quatrefoil and four small tracery lights.

Patronage: Mease.

studio O'Connor; London (sgn)
date 1864 (sgn)

Iconography
Kilkenny Cathedral
St Canice
Reference: 150250

W06
nave; south aisle; south; east-most
Two lancets, 1980mm x 580mm and one quatrefoil.

artist Child, Alfred Ernest (1875-1939) (sgn)
date 1931 (sgn)

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

Iconography
Piltown
Fiddown
St Paul
Reference: 200240

W06
nave; south; west-most
Two lancets, 1930mm x 530mm and one small trefoil.

Patronage: Bessborough.

studio Kempe & Co.; London (sgn)
date 1900 (mem)

Iconography
Kilkenny Cathedral
St Canice
Reference: 150250

W07
nave; south aisle; south; 2nd from east
Two lancets, 1980mm x 580mm and one quatrefoil.

studio Mayer & Co.; Munich (attrib)
date 1889 (mem)

Iconography
Piltown
Fiddown
St Paul
Reference: 200240

W07
nave; west
Six separate lancets, 1830mm x 380mm.

Patronage: Bessborough.

studio Kempe & Co.; London (def)

date 1891 (doc)
Piltown Church Minute Book 1887 - 1928

Iconography
Kilkenny Cathedral
St Canice
Reference: 150250

W08
nave; south aisle; south; 3rd from east
Two lancets, 1960mm x 560mm and one quatrefoil.

date 1919 (mem)

studio Shrigley & Hunt; Lancaster (doc)
Shrigley & Hunt trade catalogue, published circa 1930

Iconography
Piltown
Fiddown
St Paul
Reference: 200240

W08
nave; west; upper
Six-lobed rose, approx 2m diameter and six small circles.

Patronage: Bessborough.

studio Kempe & Co.; London (def)

date 1891 (doc)
Piltown Church Minute Book 1887 - 1928

Iconography
Aghour
St Lachtan
Reference: 150020

W08
nave; north; east-most
Two lancets, 1960mm x 610mm, two trefoils and four small tracery lights.

Patronage: Fowler.

date 1876 (mem)

No artist identified

Iconography
Kilkenny Cathedral
St Canice
Reference: 150250

W09
nave; south aisle; south; west-most
Two lancets, 1930mm x 580mm and one quatrefoil.

studio An Tur Gloine; Dublin (doc)
artist Rhind, Ethel (1879-1952) (doc)
An Tur Gloine, List of Principal Windows, 1903-1928, National Gallery of Ireland, Centre for Study of Irish Art

date 1918 (lit)
Nicola Gordon Bowe, David Caron, Michael Wynne: Gazetteer of Irish Stained Glass, Dublin, Irish Academic Press, 1988

Iconography
Piltown
Fiddown
St Paul
Reference: 200240

W09
nave; north; west-most
Two lancets, 1800mm x 460mm and one small circle.

Patronage: Bessborough.

date 1883 (doc)
Piltown Church Minute Book 1887 - 1928

No artist identified

Iconography
Piltown
Fiddown
St Paul
Reference: 200240

W10
nave; north; 2nd from east
Two lancets, 1800mm x 460mm and one small circle.

Patronage: James.

studio Curtis, Ward & Hughes; London (sgn)
artist Parlby, George Measures (1856-1954) (def)
date 1898 (sgn)

Iconography
Kilkenny Cathedral
St Canice
Reference: 150250

W10
nave; south aisle; west
Two lancets, 2540mm x 430mm and one quatrefoil.

studio Clayton & Bell; London (def)
date 1873 (mem)

Iconography
Kilkenny Cathedral
St Canice
Reference: 150250

W11
nave; west
Three separate lancets, approx 6.5m x 1090mm; 6m x 1090mm; 6.5m x 1090mm, three small quatrefoils below and one large separate 8-foil in gable.

Holland's have signed "Holland, Son & Holt". Window reported in Builder, vol 31, p595, 1973.

studio William Holland; Warwick (sgn)
date 1875 (sgn)

Iconography
Piltown
Fiddown
St Paul
Reference: 200240

W12
chancel; north
One lancet, 1270mm x 300mm.

Patronage: Lyons.

studio Burlison & Grylls; London (def)

date 1882 (doc)
Piltown Church Minute Book 1887 - 1928

Iconography
Kilkenny Cathedral
St Canice
Reference: 150250

W12
nave; north aisle; west
Two lancets, 2620mm x 430mm.

studio Saunders & Co.; London (def)
cartoonist Lonsdale, Horatio Walter (1844-1919) (def)

artist Burges, William (1827-1881) (lit)
date 1878 (lit)
Building News, 1878, vol.35, p.104

Iconography
Kilkenny Cathedral
St Canice
Reference: 150250

W13
nave; north aisle; north; west-most
Two lancets, 2030mm x 410mm and one quatrefoil.

studio An Tur Gloine; Dublin (lit)
artist Elvery, Beatrice (1883-1968) (lit)
date 1908 (lit)
Nicola Gordon Bowe, David Caron, Michael Wynne: Gazetteer of Irish Stained Glass, Dublin, Irish Academic Press, 1988

Iconography
Kilkenny Cathedral
St Canice
Reference: 150250

W14
nave; north aisle; north; 3rd from east
Two lancets, 2030mm x 430mm and one quatrefoil.

studio Mayer & Co.; Munich (sgn)
date 1899 (mem)

Iconography
Kilkenny Cathedral
St Canice
Reference: 150250

W15
nave; north aisle; north; 2nd from east
Two lancets, 2030mm x 410mm and one quatrefoil.

studio Mayer & Co.; Munich (attrib)
date 1891 (mem)

Iconography
Kilkenny Cathedral
St Canice
Reference: 150250

W16
nave; north aisle; north; east-most
Two lancets, 2030mm x 430mm and one quatrefoil.

studio Mayer & Co.; Munich (attrib)
date 1880 (mem)

Iconography
Kilkenny Cathedral
St Canice
Reference: 150250

W17
north transept; west
Two separate lancets, approx 6m x 840mm.

studio Mayer & Co.; Munich (sgn)
cartoonist Dixon, William Francis (1848-1928) (attrib)
date 1900 (mem)

Iconography
Kilkenny Cathedral
St Canice
Reference: 150250

W18
north transept; north
Two separate lancets, approx 8m x 790mm and one separate 6-foil in gable.

Each lancet has three scenes.

studio Clayton & Bell; London (def)
date 1877 (mem)

Iconography
Kilkenny Cathedral
St Canice
Reference: 150250

W19
north transept; chapel; north
Two separate lancets, 2620mm x 560mm.

studio Clayton & Bell; London (def)
date 1879 (mem)

Iconography
Kilkenny Cathedral
St Canice
Reference: 150250

W20
north transept; chapel; east
Two separate lancets, 2620mm x 560mm.

studio Clayton & Bell; London (def)
date 1879 (mem)

Iconography
Kilkenny Cathedral
St Canice
Reference: 150250

W21
chancel; north chapel; north; west-most
Two lancets, 3050mm x 580mm.

studio Clarke Studios; Dublin (sgn)
date 1952 (mem)

Iconography
Kilkenny Cathedral
St Canice
Reference: 150250

W22
chancel; north chapel; north; 2nd from east
Two lancets, 3050mm x 580mm.

studio James Powell & Sons; London (doc)
cartoonist Holiday, Henry (1839-1927) (doc)
date 1868 (doc)
Archives of James Powell & Sons, Victoria & Albert Museum, London

Iconography
Kilkenny Cathedral
St Canice
Reference: 150250

W23
chancel; north chapel; north; east-most
Two lancets, 3050mm x 580mm.

studio Clarke Studios; Dublin (sgn)
date 1952 (mem)

Iconography
Kilkenny Cathedral
St Canice
Reference: 150250

W24
chancel; north chapel; east
Three lancets, 4370mm x 810mm.

LH and RH lancets have leaded lights.

studio Lavers, Barraud & Westlake; London (sgn)
cartoonist Westlake, Nathaniel Hubert John (1833-1921) (def)
date 1871 (sgn)

Iconography