Abandoned Churches of Ireland
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Abandoned Churches of Ireland

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This latest book by Tarquin Blake documents over eighty abandoned churches of Ireland, preserving a record of fragile religious ruins. Their history, dating back to early Christianity in Ireland, paints a stark portrait of a Protestant aristocracy and a Catholic majority. As Protestant congregations declined in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, an attempt was made to keep churches open by uniting parishes. Eventually non-existent congregations forced closure of many churches. Valuables were removed, churches deconsecrated and abandoned. Blake's haunting images tell another fascinating story of troubled times. Color illustrations throughout.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 348 pages
  • 229 x 284 x 20mm | 1,101g
  • Cork, Ireland
  • English
  • 1848899106
  • 9781848899100
  • 160,760

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