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Killaloe Cathedral could be a ‘light in the economic darkness’

AMBITIOUS PLANS have been unveiled to transform St Flannan’s Cathedral into a “world class” national and international venue for cultural events following a proposed €300,000 investment. State agencies are being asked to support a major refurbishment of this iconic historical protected building as part of the provision of a new downstairs washroom, catering area and upgrading of the vestry, subject to planning permission and funding. The select vestry committee is liaising with Clare and Tipperary County Council on how to increase its use as a cultural and community space. It has engaged conservation architect, Conor Hourigan and historian, Judith Hill to complete a conservation plan for future development. The Dean of the St Flannan’s Cathedral, Roderick Symth and Dean Vicar, Rev Paul Fitzpatrick, are very supportive of plans to increase the use of this iconic building for cultural purposes. They administer clerical duties in the Nenagh Union of Parishes, which now contains the Nenagh and Strabablly group of parishes including …

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