The Church of Ss. Peter & Paul in Straide had its foundation stone laid on the eve of the Feast Day of Ss. Peter & Paul (i.e. on Sunday, June 28th) in 1914. The dedication was performed by Bishop Morrisroe in the presence of over 5,000 people.
An account of the Dedication ceremony is recorded in the local paper, the Connaught Telegraph, in its July 4th 1914 edition. The following link can be used to access this ...Continue Reading →