Refurbishment of Cathedral of Our Lady of the Assumption

Tuam, Galway


St. Jarlaths Diocesan Trust




Conservation: Fitzgerald Kavanagh



The Cathedral of the Assumption was built in 1827 – 37 on a hill overlooking Tuam, and was the second Roman Catholic Cathedral (after Newry) to be built in Ireland after Catholic Emancipation and is listed on the current Register of Protected Structures of the Local Authority Galway County Council.

The project comprises of the alterations and partial refurbishment of Tuam Cathedral including a new alter, alter area and seating, new handrail and walkway, mechanical and electrical installation upgrades, new fittings and furniture and stone repairs including re-pointing of stone with lime mortar.

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