1813 – St. George’s Church of Ireland, Balbriggan, Co. Dublin

Architect: Frederick Darley / Welland & Gillespie



Detached early Gothic Revival Church of Ireland church, built in 1813, on a T-shaped plan comprising of three-bay nave transversed at third bay by single-bay transepts to east. In 1833 the church was burned and it later rebuilt possibly to designs of Frederick Darley. In 1862, William Gillespie, of Welland & Gillespie added the ‘handsome and spacious gallery…said to have been attended with much difficulty requiring constructive skill to surmount’.

Photographic Copyright 2006 Gerry Byrne