Mortuary chapel

In Brief

The "mortuary chapel" in Glasnevin's Prospect Cemetery is a late 19th century structure in the Hiberno-Romanesque style.

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It is a handsome building both outside and in (see Finerty's caption below the photograph at right), but Bloom takes little interest in the architecture and art, thinking only, "Chilly place this," and, "Looks full up of bad gas. Must be an infernal lot of bad gas round the place."

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The mortuary chapel in the Prospect Cemetery at Glasnevin. Source: John F. Finerty, Ireland in Pictures (1898).
The entrance to the mortuary chapel today. Source: Gareth Collins.