Christ the King Church, Galway
The site was donated by the Christian Brothers. The foundation stone was laid on June 16, 1935. Construction was carried out by Owen Larkin from a plan by W.H. Byrne who designed the church in the Lombardic Romanesque style.
The church has a 95-foot square tower with scalloped tiles. It also has a mosaic of Christ the King above the door. This is fitting as the church was dedicated to Christ the King. On the inside, the church has significant marble work, three altars, a crucifix and a sculpture of the Blessed Virgin. The first mass was celebrated in the church in 1936.
Visitors are welcome to attend mass Monday through Saturday at 10 AM. The church also holds mass on Sundays at 9:30 AM, 11 AM and 12:30 PM. Vigil is held on Saturday at 5:30 PM.
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