Note on the design of the memorial window


Undated manuscript note on headed paper of the Commerce Society, University College Dublin, discussing the commencement of the construction of the window and the proposed design to be submitted to the committee. The note has not been signed by or addressed to a specific individual but is presumably an intra-committee communication.

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Note on the memorial window


Brief undated manuscript note, written in Irish, concerning the Kevin Barry stained glass window and providing a very brief description of its background. Written on National University of Ireland headed paper.

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The Kevin Barry memorial window


Document provides a detailed description of the scenes to be depicted in each of the eight individual panels of the stained glass window, to be designed and executed by Harry Clark Stained Glass Limited, North Frederick Street, Dublin. The descriptions outline the subject matter of each of the panels along with specifications relating to the composition and the symbolism of the scenes.

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Papers of the Kevin Barry Memorial Committee


This collection comprises the papers and correspondence of the Kevin Barry Memorial Committee. The Committee was formed to raise funds to create a memorial to Kevin Barry (20 January 1902–1 November 1920). Barry, a medical student at University College Dublin, was executed for his part in an ambush which resulted in the deaths of three British Army officers. The Committee commissioned Harry Clarke Stained Glass Limited to create a stained glass window dedicated to Kevin Barry and the other students and graduates of University College Dublin who lost their lives in the struggle for Irish Independence. The window, designed by Richard King, was erected in Earlsfort Terrace and unveiled on 1 November 1934. In 2010, the window was conserved, restored and relocated in the Charles Institute at Belfield, the current campus of University College Dublin.

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