Architectural and Historical tour of St Columba’s College
St Columba's College has been on its current site since 1849, and this tour offers a rare opportunity to see the campus and visit significant buildings. These include the 1880 Chapel (the only building in the Republic of Ireland designed by the great church architect William Butterfield), the 1971 modernist Science Block (architect: Robin Walker of Scott Tallon Walker), the Georgian Hollypark House, and Whispering House (2019), as well as lovely gardens. The tour starts in the Chapel at 7.00pm, and will be led by the Sub-Warden of the College, Julian Girdham, who will give an overview of the school's history. Since the boarding school will be in operation during the tour, the event will end by 8.30pm.