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St Ann's Church

  • Address: Dawson St
  • Vicinity: N of St Stephen's Green
  • Type: Church
  • Travel Genus: Sight
  • Sight Category: Building

St Ann's Church is a church in Dublin, Leinster, Republic of Ireland. - AsNotedIn

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St Ann's Church


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1720/00/00 St Ann's is built in a Baroque style, based on a design by Issac Wills, who had a more elaborate church planned for the parish.
1723/00/00 Lord Newton leaves a bequest to purchase bread for the poor. The original shelf where the bread was placed for anyone to take remains next to the altar.
1785/07/21 Martha Witherington and Wolfe Tone elope and wed at St Ann's. Irish patriot, Theobolde Wolfe Tone, as a student in Trinity College Dublin, fell in love with 16 year old Martha, who lived in nearby Grafton Street, where her parents owned a drapery.
1786/04/19 Anthony St Leger, founder of the St Leger Stakes horse race, dies on 19 April 1786. He was buried in Saint Ann's Church, Dublin.
1834/00/00 William Telford organ is installed.
1835/05/16 Poet Felicia Hemans dies of dropsy. She is buried in St Ann's Church, Dublin.
1850/00/00 Philanthropist Thomas John Barnardo attends St Ann's Sunday school in his youth.
1854/11/00 Oscar Wilde Faith Oscar Fingal O'Flahertie Wills Wilde is baptized at St Mark's Church. Now closed, the former St Mark's parish is now part of the parish St Ann's. St Mark's baptismal records are held at St Ann's.
1868/00/00 The Romanesque facade is constructed at St Ann's.
1868/00/00 One glass window in the north aisle is created by Wilhelmina Geddes with Ethel Rhind.
1868/00/00 Three stained glass windows in the south aisle are designed by Wilhelmina Geddes of the An Tur Gloine(Tower of Glass) studio. One on the north aisle was created by Geddes with Ethel Rhind.
1878/12/04 Bram Stoker Groom Florence Balcombe marries Bram Stoker in St Ann's Church.

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Particulars for St Ann's Church:
Area of Significance Architecture
Sight Category Building
Building Type Church
Area of Significance Religion
Historic Use Religious Property

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