ST COLMCILLE'S CHURCH, HOLYWOOD

  • New church building to accommodate a congregation of 600
  • Replaced previous listed building destroyed by fire
  • Re-use of salvaged stone
  • Existing church spire retained
  • Contract cost £1.4 million
  • Completed 1995

The new church replaced a previous smaller structure destroyed by fire. The new building had to accommodate 600 and incorporate the liturgical principles of Vatican 2 whilst respecting its proximity to the retained 150ft sandstone spire, priest's graveyard and presbytery.