Re: Re: reordering and destruction of irish cathedrals and churches

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Lovers of St Colman’s Cathedral, Queenstown, will be interested in the description given of it in an 1869 number of the Irish Builder.

NEW ROMAN CATHOLIC CATHEDRAL,
QUEENSTOWN.
IN our number for October 15th, 1868, we gave an account of the laying of the first stone of this important church. We find the following particulars in a circular issued by the bishop of the diocese, from which it will be seen that the contract for the erection of the cathedral has been given to Mr. Michael Meade, Great
Brunswick-street. It appears that steps were taken to collect funds as far back as ten years ago, and up to September last the sum of

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