Coolcarrigan Church

The church was founded in 1881 and consecrated as a Church of Ireland church in 1885 by Archbishop Lord Plunkett..

It is built in a woodland setting in view of the main house. It is surrounded by a circular, dry moat and can only be entered by passing through a lynch gate. There is a small graveyard attached to the church.

Irish Text On Walls
These were chosen by Douglas Hyde, a family friend. He was the first President of Ireland, from 1938-1945 and founder of the Gaelic League.

Film Location
The church has featured in several films. The most noteworthy being the TV screening of the ‘Irish RM’ starring Peter Bowles.


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Posted on

February 18, 2014