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Hartstonge House, Limerick (side and rear and interior)

The side and rear and interior of Hartstonge House, Limerick.
Home of Stephen O'Mara from 1886 to c.1909.

The side of the house.
The windows high up are of the O'Mara private chapel.
Click to rotate. From street view.

The lane that runs down the side of Hartstonge House.
Photo 2006. See full size.
See alternate shot.

The side gate of Hartstonge House.
The windows high up are of the O'Mara private chapel.
Photo 2006. See full size. See alternate shot.
See 2016 shot.

The side gate open. From NIAH.

The rear at the corner of the lane.
NIAH says the arch here is: "red brick carriage arch blocked up with coursed rubble stone."
2019 screenshot from street view.

1908 family photo

O'Mara family gathering on the occasion of Fr. Paddy's first mass, 28 July 1908.
This fits ordination date of 26 July 1908.
Apparently this is the rear of Hartstonge House.
We know Hartstonge House had a private chapel. However this picture does not look like the modern rear.
See full size.
See similar shot.

Hartstonge House (red cross) on 1887 to 1913 map.
Photo above might be looking away from house towards outbuilding at the back.
Or maybe photo is not Hartstonge House.


Side and rear of Hartstonge House. Movie 2006.
Showing laneway that runs beside and behind the house.
The windows high up are of the O'Mara private chapel.
From here. Hosted at my YouTube account.
Download AVI file.

Still from above.

Still from above.
The extension at rear was there in the O'Maras' time.

Still from above. Showing old side door.


The interior. From NIAH.

The interior. From NIAH.

Private chapel in the house, built by the O'Mara family on the 2nd floor.
Now an office.
From Patrick Comerford.

The Gothic-style screen in the former chapel.
From Patrick Comerford.

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