Killeshin Church of Ireland, Co. Laois

Killeshin Church of Ireland is an Anglican church also known as Killeshin Church Graiguecullen. It is located at Ballickmoyler Road in Graiguecullen.

It`s only 1,2 km from the centre of Carlow Town. The spire of the church is clearly visible from the hill in Carlow Town Park.

This church which dates back to c1827, was designed by John Semple. It is of a detached single-cell granite built Gothic Revival Church of Ireland church. With projecting entrance bays, clasping buttresses, lancet-arch window openings, tower having spire and chancel.

John Semple was an Irish Architect who worked for the Board of First Fruits. He designed such churches as Monkstown Church, Dublin and St. Marys Chapel of Ease, Dublin.

Killeshin Church of Ireland is one of four churches, Cloydagh Church St John, Killaban (Castletown), Killaban Mayo (Killaban), which are a part of the worldwide Anglican Communion. Which has 70 million members in 164 countries.

There is also Killeshin Church of Ireland Cemetery contais almost 100 memorials.

Location of Killeshin Church of Ireland, Co. Laois:

Below my photos taken in April 2021.


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