Hubert McGoldrick


Hubert McGOLDRICK (1897-1967) was born in Rathgar, Dublin and educated by the Christian Brothers at Synge Street. He attended the Dublin Metropolitan School of Art, and in 1913 joined Earley & Co., Dublin, where he learnt the mechanics of glass painting. In 1918 he showed four stained glass designs at the RHA In 1920 he became a member of An Túr Gloine. The finest examples of his work can be seen in St Mary's Church, Gowran, Co. Kilkenny Loughrea Cathedral and the Sacred Heart Convent at Newton, Massachusetts. He also exhibited cards, block prints, poster designs and decorative painting on plaster at the Arts and Crafts Society of lreland's exhibition in 1925. He gained an award in the 1932 Aonach Tailteann competition for his opus sectile Stations of the Cross St Mary's Church, Westport; he had previously won a similar honor in 1928 for his Loughrea windows. After An Túr Gloine was dissolved in 1944 he produced little stained glass. He lived in relative obscurity in Dublin until his death in a Dublin hospital in 1967.
Two windows by McGoldrick can be found in Mayo.

Chapel of our Lady, Help of Christians, Swinford

Our Lady of Lourdes 1940 (single light)

Christ the King 1940 (single light)

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