Historic COI Churches – Heritage Week Open Days

St Michael and All Angels Church, Millicent, Clane

19 August, 3pm – 5pm

An afternoon visit to St. Michael and All Angels Church, Millicent Clane.

The Church of St Michael and All Angels was built in the Hiberno- Romanesque style and was consecrated on Michaelmas Day 1883. A feature of the interior is the magnificent cloisonné and sgraffito artwork
Admission & Booking

Admission Free

St Mary’s Church of Ireland, Main Street, Leixlip

St Mary’s Church of Ireland  Opening
19 August, 10am – 1pm
19 August, 2pm – 5pm
22 August, 10:30am – 1pm
22 August, 2pm – 5pm
24 August, 10am – 1pm
25 August, 6:30pm – 9pm
26 August, 10am – 1pm
26 August, 2pm – 5pm

St Mary’s is a 12th century Norman church with a 15th century Western Residential Belfry Tower where you will find some beautiful examples of stained glass.

Admission Free

St. James Church Castledermot
26 August, 11am – 4pm

Church on this site since the 6th. century. The oldest surviving fragment is a fine Romanesque arch. There are two medieval High Crosses and a Viking” hogs back stone” which is unique in Ireland.

There is a 66 foot Round tower. The present church gates were built in the 17th century and were rebuilt in 1831.

Admission Free

St Mullin’s Church Timolin
26 August, 11am – 4pm

St. Mullin’s Church stands on the ground of a former monastery built in 600 AD by St. Moling. The church today features 2 remarkable stained glass windows by Mayer of Munich.

There is a 13th-century effigy of Norman knight in 13th-century armour covered in limestone and is thought to be on of the earliest knight effigies in the country. Further details of the life of St. Moling and Timolin will be available for the public on the open day. Launch Naming estate St. Moling’s Way. Time to be confirmed.

Admission Free