Kilcoe Church, West Cork, built by Father Jimmy O’Sullivan, 1905 with glass by Sarah Purser, A. E. Childs (An Túr Gloine) and Harry Clarke Stained Glass Limited

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Kilcoe Church, west Cork, built by Father Jimmy O’Sullivan 1905. The three stained glass windows over the altar and over the side altar by Sarah Purser (An Túr Gloine). These windows were designed by A.E.Childs and executed by A O’Brien.

The Rose window over the door was made by Harry Clarke Stained Glass Limited and designed by T. Clarke

The Church at Kilcoe was built by Father Jimmy O’Sullivan, born 1841 Shannonvale and died 1926 described by the Southern Star as a ‘genuine grámhar sagart a ruin’. He travelled to the USA to collect for the new church (opened 1905) among Irish emigrants helped by Michael Levis formerly of Skeaghanore, he later returned and started the pub in Ballydehob still rum by the Levis sisters.

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3 thoughts on “Kilcoe Church, West Cork, built by Father Jimmy O’Sullivan, 1905 with glass by Sarah Purser, A. E. Childs (An Túr Gloine) and Harry Clarke Stained Glass Limited”

  1. Rose Moore said:

    What was Father Sullivan date of birth and death?? Researching ancestors, Sullivans, in S.W. Cork Was he born in Kilcoe? Other family name Supple abt.1860. Any suggestion where to check? Will be in Cork 1st of Aug.
    Thank you,
    Rose

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  2. They are very fine windows. Will do a post on them one of these days.

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