Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Sculptor, of Cork, for biography and works of whom see Theo Snoddy, Dictionary of Irish Artists: 20th Century (1996). The career of Gabriel Hayes, who was born in 1909, career falls largely outside the 1940 date limit of this database, though her most important architectural commission came very soon after it, in 1942, when she designed and carved the ornamental sculpture on the Department of Industry and Commerce on Kildare Street, Dublin.(1) The previous year she had designed and carved the figures of the Three Graces on the Dublin College of Catering, Cathal Brugha Street. She was the daughter of J.J. HAYES. HAYES.



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(1) See A. Rolfe & R. Ryan, The Department of Industry and Commerce, Kildare St, Dublin (OPW, 1992), 26-35.


2 work entries listed in chronological order for HAYES, GABRIEL *


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Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, CATHAL BRUGHA STREET, COLLEGE OF DOMESTIC SCIENCE
Date: 1941
Nature: Carving of the 3 Graces (or Students, according to Casey) on corner of building.
Refs: Theo Snoddy, Dictionary of Irish Artists: 20th Century (1996), 176;  Christine Casey, The Buildings of Ireland: Dublin (2005), 157.

Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, KILDARE STREET, NO. 023-28 (DEPARTMENT OF INDUSTRY & COMMERCE)
Date: 1942
Nature: Sculpture on keystones, panels, balcony.
Refs: A. Rolfe & R. Ryan, The Department of Industry and Commerce, Kildare St, Dublin (OPW, 1992), 26-35.