The Honan Chapel, Cork City- Harry Clarke (1889 to 1931) was undoubtedly Ireland’s greatest stained glass artist. Internationally the name of Harry Clarke is synonymous with quality craftsmanship and imaginative genius in his stained glass work.

The Honan Chapel, Cork City

St. Joseph
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The Honan Chapel of St. Finbarr,
University College Cork,
Western Road,
Cork City
St. Joseph (1917)

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The Saint Joseph window (1917) is located to the right of the altar. The saint is depicted wearing a golden Jewish hat or Kippah and is cloaked in gold and red that is stunning in the sunlight. In the top section of the window the holy family are depicted. In the bottom section Joseph’s death is illustrated, surrounded by Mary and several saints.  

Photos Michael Cullen 2009 and Text by Lucy Costigan 2009