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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.
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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.
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Kilmore Cathedral
St Fethlimidh
Reference: 070440
Group: Kilmore
Diocese: Kilmore

Cavan
(4km south-west)
County Cavan
Republic of Ireland
ITM Ref: 638399,803544
OSIG Ref: 238304
GPS Ref: 53.979738,-7.414609 Show map
Cathedral
Surveyed: 2004-05-10

William Slater; 1857-60; Middle-Pointed; cruciform; central tower; incorporates salvaged Romanesque doorway.

Architect involved:
Slater, William (c.1818-1872)
Kilmore Cathedral
St Fethlimidh
Reference: 070440

W01
chancel; east
Five lancets approx 4070mm x 530mm, two cinquefoils, six trefoils and fifteen small tracery-lights.

Lack of dedication suggests window is contemporary with the church.

studio William Wailes; Newcastle-upon-Tyne (attrib)
dating 1860 (circa)

Iconography
Kilmore Cathedral
St Fethlimidh
Reference: 070440

W02
chancel; south; east-most
Three lancets, 3150mm x 580mm; 3220mm x 580mm; 3150mm x 580mm, one 6-foil, two trefoils and eight small tracery-lights.

Patronage: Askins.

studio Mayer & Co.; Munich (sgn)
dating 1905 (memplaq)

Iconography
Kilmore Cathedral
St Fethlimidh
Reference: 070440

W03
chancel; south; west-most
Three lancets, 3150mm x 580mm; 3220mm x 580mm; 3150mm x 580mm, one 6-foil, two trefoils and fourteen small tracery-lights.

Patronage: Arthur Kenlis, 12th Baron Farnham.

studio Clokey & Co.; Belfast (attrib)
dating 1972 (insc)

Iconography
Kilmore Cathedral
St Fethlimidh
Reference: 070440

W05
south transept; south
Two lancets, 3450mm x 770mm, four trefoils and nine small tracery-lights.

Patronage: Nesbitt.

The Reaper and Sower are from Psalm 126. Decorative glass in W04 is also by Ward & Hughes.

studio Ward & Hughes; London (lit)
dating 1860 (lit)
Builder, 1860, vol.18, p.528

Iconography
Kilmore Cathedral
St Fethlimidh
Reference: 070440

W06
nave; south aisle; south; east-most
Two lancets, 1800mm x 560mm, one quatrefoils and two small tracery-lights.

Patronage: Young.

designer Clayton, John Richard (1827-1913) (def)

studio Clayton & Bell; London (lit)
dating 1860 (lit)
Builder, 1860, vol.18, p.528

Iconography
Kilmore Cathedral
St Fethlimidh
Reference: 070440

W07
nave; south aisle; south; 2nd from east
Two lancets, 1790mm x 560mm, one quatrefoil and two small tracery-lights.

studio Clayton & Bell; London (def)
designer Clayton, John Richard (1827-1913) (def)
dating 1867 (circa)

Iconography
Kilmore Cathedral
St Fethlimidh
Reference: 070440

W08
nave; south aisle; west
One lancet, 2030mm x 400mm.

Patronage: Askins.

designer O'Brien, Catherine (1881-1963) (sgn)

dating 1961 (lit)
Nicola Gordon Bowe, David Caron, Michael Wynne: Gazetteer of Irish Stained Glass, Dublin, Irish Academic Press, 1988

Iconography
Kilmore Cathedral
St Fethlimidh
Reference: 070440

W09
nave; west
Four lancets, approx 3800mm x 610mm, two 6-foils, four small tracery-lights, rose over consisting of four trefoils and five small tracery-lights.

Patronage: Carson.

The Reaper and the Sower are from Psalm 126.

studio Ward & Hughes; London (attrib)
dating 1874 (mem)

Iconography
Reaper and Sower use similar cartoons
Kilmore Cathedral / W09
Urney / W10
Kilmore Cathedral
St Fethlimidh
Reference: 070440

W10
nave; north aisle; west
One lancet, 2030mm x 400mm.

Patronage: Askins.

designer O'Brien, Catherine (1881-1963) (sgn)
dating 1957 (insc)

dating 1957 (lit)
Nicola Gordon Bowe, David Caron, Michael Wynne: Gazetteer of Irish Stained Glass, Dublin, Irish Academic Press, 1988

Iconography
Kilmore Cathedral
St Fethlimidh
Reference: 070440

W11
nave; north aisle; north; west-most
Two lancets, 1810mm x 560mm, one quatrefoil and two small tracery-lights.

Patronage: Nesbitt.

An adaptation of Holday's design for a window at St Michael's Church, Lewes, Sussex, England.

studio James Powell & Sons; London (doc)
cartoonist Holiday, Henry (1839-1927) (doc)
dating 1888 (doc)
Archives of James Powell & Sons, Victoria & Albert Museum, London

Iconography
Kilmore Cathedral
St Fethlimidh
Reference: 070440

W12
nave; north aisle; north; 2nd from east
Two lancets, 1780mm x 560mm, one cinquefoil and two small tracery-lights.

Patronage: Massy-Beresford.

Head of St Peter is a portrait of the dedicatee.

studio Mayer & Co.; Munich (sgn)
dating 1886 (mem)

Iconography
Kilmore Cathedral
St Fethlimidh
Reference: 070440

W13
nave; north aisle; north; east-most
Two lancets, 1800mm x 560mm, one trefoil and two small tracery-lights.

Patronage: Stafford.

studio Mayer & Co.; Munich (def)
designer Dixon, William Francis (1848-1928) (attrib)
dating 1900 (insc)

Iconography
Kilmore Cathedral
St Fethlimidh
Reference: 070440

W14
north transept; north
Two lancets, 3450mm x 760mm, four quatrefoils and eight small tracery-lights.

Patronage: Darley.

studio Mayer & Co.; Munich (def)
dating 1884 (memplaq)

Iconography
Kilmore Cathedral
St Fethlimidh
Reference: 070440

W15
chancel; north
Three lancets, 2670mm x 580mm, one 8-foil, two trefoils and eight small tracery lights.

Patronage: Lord and Lady Farnham.

studio An Tur Gloine; Dublin (sgn)
designer O'Brien, Catherine (1881-1963) (sgn)

dating 1944 (lit)
Nicola Gordon Bowe, David Caron, Michael Wynne: Gazetteer of Irish Stained Glass, Dublin, Irish Academic Press, 1988

Iconography
Kilmore Cathedral
St Fethlimidh
Reference: 070440

W16
chancel; north; east-most
Three lancets, 3150mm x 580mm; 3220mm x 580mm; 3150mm x 580mm, two trefoils and fourteen small tracery-lights.

Patronage: Tubman.

studio Clokey & Co.; Belfast (attrib)
dating 1970 (insc)

Iconography