The Normans and the Cistercians changed Irish churches from using the rounded Romanesque arch to the pointed arch of the Gothic. This style continued to dominate church architecture until the Reformation (and then again in the 19th century). Many of our great Cathedrals were heavily restored during the Victorian era but their foundations are essentially Norman.
St. Michael’s Church in Creeslough was designed in 1971 by the renowned Irish architect Liam McCormick. McCormick is regarded as "The father of modern church architecture in Ireland” and is one of only a [...]