One hundred years later it was decided that the church needed to be renovated.
The designers were Sheahan Architects and Ml. Nash, Contractors, carried
out the work. Bishop Jeremiah Newman blessed the renovated church, along
with the new extension on the 9th March 1975. A Lourdes Grotto was erected
at the back of the church in 1987.
© Altar in Foynes Church
Within the church there is a stained glass window of the
Body and Blood at the back door. In the back porch of the church there
is a picture of Our Lady of Limerick. On the right wall of the church
opposite the altar, there is a crest of the Lamb of God that is cut from
stone. Also on this side of the church there is a shrine to Our Lady of
© Interior of Foynes church
To the right of the main altar is a mosaic of Mary and
Child and further right there is a mosaic to St Theresa of Liseux. On
the opposite side of the church there is a mosaic of the Sacred Heart
while further left there is a mosaic of St Joseph.
© Mosaics in Foynes Church