This Roman Catholic Church is replete with turrets painted terracotta pink and even has arrow slits on the exterior walls. ... More
St Malachy's Church
This Roman Catholic Church is replete with turrets painted terracotta pink and even has arrow slits on the exterior walls. Standing at the end of the long avenue of Clarence Street, it looks like a transplanted Tudor castle and invites you to find out more. It was built in the 1840s, in the decade of famine in Ireland, and was designed by the architect Thomas Jackson. The vaulted ceiling is an imitation of Henry VII's Westminster Abbey chapel and has been likened to a wedding cake turned inside out. The bell tower also houses the largest bell in Belfast. There are some fine paintings in the church, and its doors are always open.
I loved this beautiful church in Belfast. It is a lovely tranquil place in the midst of a busy city. Visually it is perfect and the feeling of calm and loving peace is instantly felt on entering the building.It is the perfect place to light a candle and take a quiet moment to oneself. It has a particularly welcoming atmosphere.
Although mentioned in the Domesday Book of 1086, the oldest parts of the church we now see are the 13th
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great seafaring tradition and this church has become a museum/shrine to all things maritime. It was built to meet ...