Stained Glass Windows Locations in Co. Mayo

BALLA, St. Cronan’s.

  • The Agony in the Garden 1915, Joshua Clarke and Sons, Dublin.

  • St.Patrick preaching to the Kings at Tara, St. Anne teaching the Blessed Virgin Mary, St. Jarlath teaching lay people and St. Brigid 1915, Joshua Clarke and Sons, Dublin.

  • St Cronan blessing the well, Christ showing his Sacred Heart to St. Margaret Mary, St Paul preaching love, and Jesus preaching to a group, 1918. Joshua Clarke and Sons, Dublin.This window bears the inscription in Irish: "Ros Dairbhreach is ainm don Ait seo fe lathair - Ball Aluinn is feasta is go brath”. Its English translation reads: “Let Balla be the name of the place, for it hath come under my heel, let this be its name from henceforth till the last age shall come”.

BALLINDINE, St. Joseph’s Church.

  • The Holy Family, 1927, Joshua Clarke and Sons, Dublin. It is a happy domestic scene where Jesus is helping St. Joseph with his carpentry and Mary is spinning.

  • The Crucifixion, 1919, Joshua Clarke and Sons, Dublin.

  • The Blessed Virgin, 1908, Joshua Clarke and Sons, Dublin.

  • St Joseph, 1908, Joshua Clarke and Sons, Dublin.

  • Sacred Heart and Our Lady of Lourdes, 1920, Joshua Clarke and Sons, Dublin.

BALLINROBE, St Mary’s Church.

Ballinrobe P.P., Dean d’Alton, commissioned eight windows for his church in 1924/25 and one for the Gallery in 1930. In their base panels each window bears the stories of Jesus, Mary and Saints created by Harry Clarke with the best of his great skill.

  • Baptism of Jesus in the Jordan and The Ascension, 1924, Harry Clarke.

  • Ecce Home and Jesus with Mary Magdelen in the Garden, 1924, Harry Clarke.

  • The Presentation in the Temple and The Immaculate Conception, 1925, Harry Clarke.

  • The Assumption and The Coronation of Our Lady in Heaven, 1925, Harry Clarke.

  • St Fursey and St Feichin, 1925, Harry Clarke.

  • St Colman and St Brendan the Navigator, 1925, Harry Clarke.

  • St Gormgail and St Kieran, 1925, Harry Clarke.

  • St Enda of Aran and St Jarlath, 1925, Harry Clarke.

  • St Brigid, St. Patrick and St. Colmcille, 1930, Harry Clarke.

  • The Resurrection and The Holy Women at the Sepulchre, 1914, Joshua Clarke and Sons, Dublin.

BALLYHAUNIS, St. Patrick’s Church.

  • The Sacred Heart, 1908, Joshua Clarke and Sons, Dublin.

BALLYHAUNIS, The Friary.

  • Our Lady of Good Counsel, 1947, Harry Clarke Stained Glass Ltd.
  • CALLOW, St Thomas’ Church.

  • St Patrick, 1943, Harry Clarke Stained Glass Ltd.

CHARLESTOWN, St James’ Church.

  • St. Anthony and the Divine Mother, 1931, Harry Clarke Stained Glass Ltd.

  • Christ the King and The Assumption, 1931, Harry Clarke Stained Glass Ltd.

  • Christ washing the Apostles’ feet, 1931, Harry Clarke Stained Glass Ltd.

  • The Annunciation, 1909, Joshua Clarke and Sons, Dublin.

  • The Finding in the Temple, 1912, Joshua Clarke and Sons, Dublin.

In this church there are many other windows created by Joshua Clarke & Sons. They bear simple and beautiful designs and are located in the porches, the gallery, the mortuary and the baptistry.

CLAREMORRIS, St Colman’s Church.

  • The Annunciation, 1923, Joshua Clarke and Sons, Dublin.

  • Our Lady of Lourdes, 1923, Joshua Clarke and Sons, Dublin.

  • The following windows were also created by Joshua Clarke and Sons: Apparition of Sacred Heart to Margaret Mary 1905, St. Mark the Evangelist 1906, St. Colman, St. Columba 1906, St. Peter 1905, St. Paul 1905, St. Luke the Evangelist 1906, St. Matthew 1906, St. John the Evangelist 1906, Mary Magdalen 1906, St. Jarlath 1906, St. Patrick 1906, St. Brigid 1906, The Crucifixion 1906, The Assumption 1906, The Holy Family 1906 and Rose Window 1905.

CONG, St Mary of the Rosary Church.

  • St Joseph, Our Lord and Our Lady, 1932, Harry Clarke Stained Glass Ltd.This window shows a Harry Clarke’s strong influence in the design, use of the colours and etched glass technique.

  • The Joyful Mysteries, 1953, Harry Clarke Stained Glass Ltd.
  • KILMAINE, St Patrick’s Church.

  • The Adoration of the Magi, 1925, Harry Clarke.This wonderful window depicts the Holy Family and the three Kings offering their gifts to Baby Jesus: Gold, Frankincense and Myrrh which represent Jesus’ Kingship, Divinity and Death.
    The Magi belong to different three races: the bearded Caspar is the oldest and represents the West, Melchior represents the East, while the coloured Balthazar represents Africa. The scene is completed by angels and rich followers and not shepherds as usual.
    The work was commissioned by Fr. Healy P.P. in 1925; in December of the same year Clarke himself visited the church in Kilmaine. The window was completed and placed in October 1926.

KNOCK, Parish Church of St. John the Baptist.

  • Christ and the Woman from Samaria at the Well, 1923, Joshua Clarke and Sons, Dublin.This window depicts Christ and the Woman from Samaria at the Well. Christ is robed in red representing Love and the Woman in blue representing Heavenly Love. Delicate designs of typical flora and fauna from the Arans make this window peculiar. Also exotic beautiful birds and butterflies adorn the window.

  • The Annunciation, 1923, Joshua Clarke and Sons, Dublin.In this window the famous Harry Clarke’s technique is evident. Here he used acid on flashed blue glass in order to vary tones of the colour and reduce it down to white or clear glass. Our Lady wears a fine blue cloak and a turban.

  • Our Lady of Mount Carmel, 1961, Harry Clarke Stained Glass Ltd.In this window Our Lady gives the Brown Scapular to the Carmelitan St. Simon Stock. On the left side of the window the Carmelite Monastery, built in Ireland in 1271, is depicted. Some New York’s skyscrapers are also depicted on the right side. In New York the Irish Carmelites established a new foundation in 1889.

LAHARDAUN St Patrick’s Church.

  • Our Lady, 1938, Harry Clarke Stained Glass Ltd.
  • NEWPORT, St. Patrick’s Church.

  • The Last Judgement, 1931, Harry Clarke.This window was designed and created by Harry Clarke and is said to be his most magnificent work. It is also his last window he worked on before he died in January 1931. The window was commissioned by Canon MacDonald in August 1926 and placed in his church in February 1931. The window shows Christ surrounded by angels with Virgin Mary, Apostles and Blessed beneath Her on one side and St.Patrick, Apostles and Damned beneath him on the other side. The Damned’s scene is macabre and in the same time beautiful; it bears Harry’s self portrait among the mass of the damned.

  • The Adoration of the Magi, 1971, Harry Clarke Stained Glass Ltd.

  • The Agony in the Garden, 1971, Harry Clarke Stained Glass Ltd.

NEWPORT, The Oratory.

  • Our Lady Queen of Martyrs, 1953, Harry Clarke Stained Glass Ltd.

ROUNDFORT Church of the Immaculate Conception.

  • The Ascension, 1926, Harry Clarke.This magnificent window features a rich blue sky linking heaven and earth. Jesus rises up into heaven with a purple mantle held by two angels. A parishioner committed this window in 1926 and it was placed on 29th October 1926.

TOOREEN St. Mary’s Church.

  • The Baptism of Our Lord, 1946, Harry Clarke Stained Glass Ltd.
  • WESTPORT St Mary’s Church.

  • St Patrick, 1954, Harry Clarke Stained Glass Ltd.

  • St Brigid, 1960, Harry Clarke Stained Glass Ltd.