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Book TitleIrish architecture : the RIAI annual review 2015 / 2016 :
Chapter TitleSt Mel's Cathedral : A majestic shrine to faithful restoration and indomitable community spirit
Chapter AuthorRoche, Jim
Book EditorO'Connell, Sandra
PublisherThe Royal Institute of the Architects of Ireland
Page(s)pp86 - 95
Contentmaps, photos, plans, sections, text
OrganisationBishop of Ardagh and Clonmacois; St. Mel's Cathedral Project Committee
Note(s)Several awards have been won by the restoration of St Mel's Cathedral, Longford following a fire that destroyed most of the building in 2009. It won the Best Conservation Project, the Public Choice award and the Best Universal Design Award in the 2015 RIAI Irish Architecture Awards.
Subject(s)restoration ; cathedrals ; conservation ; Roman Catholic ; 19th century ; stained glass ; Neoclassical ; repair ; columns ; limestone ; blue limestone ; mosaics ; awards
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  • St Mel's Square, Dublin Street, Longford Town, Co Longford