Harry Clarke : St. Hubert (1921): St. Patrick’s Church of Ireland,

St. Patrick’s Church of Ireland

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St. Hubert (1921)
Number of Windows:
1
Number of Lights:
1
Date:
1921
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St. Patrick’s Church of Ireland,
Carnalway,
Harristown,
Near Kilcullen,
Co. Kildare,
Rep of Ireland.

St. Hubert Full Window



St. Patrick’s Church of Ireland

 

In March 1921 Canon Hannay (the writer, George Birmingham) commissioned a window for St. Patrick’s church at Harristown, Carnalway, Co. Kildare. The single-light window commemorates Percy and Lady Anette La Touche of La Touche Estate, Harristown.
The top panels depict a magnificent golden-haired angel in profile with blue feathers and halo. In the main panels Saint Hubert is depicted, wearing a red hat with a white plume and attired in hunting garb. A large black hound stands at his side. The lower panel shows the saint in a moonlight forest, kneeling in front of a stag that carries a crucifix between its antlers. This is the moment when St. Hubert was converted to Catholicism.

Photos Michael Cullen 2009 and Text by Lucy Costigan 2009