Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Architect, of Dublin. John B. Keane is first heard of as an assistant to RICHARD MORRISON RICHARD MORRISON , for whom he was working by 1819 or 1820.(1) He was in independent practice by 1823, when his name first appears in Wilson's Dublin Directory. During the next two decades he received several important commissions including the new Queen's College, Galway, and a number of major Catholic churches in Dublin and elsewhere. He opened a bank account with the Bank of Ireland in 1829.(2) Between 1828 and 1841 he exhibited a large number of designs at the RHA and in 1842 he exhibited a 'Design for a temple' at the Royal Academy in London.(3) In 1846-48 he was engineer to the River Suir Navigation Co.(4) The latter years of his career appear to have been blighted by alcoholism; he fell into debt and was imprisoned in the Marshalsea gaol.(5) He died on 7 October 1859.(6)

ICEI: council member, 1842-1846.(7)
RIAI: resigned as secretary, 1842;(8) council member, 1842-1843,1845-49.(9)

Addresses:(10) 33 Mabbot Street, 1823-25; 19 Mabbot Street, 1826-35; 29 Mabbot Street, 1836, 44 Mabbot Street, 1837-1845;(11) 43 Mabbot Street, 1844-1847; 29 Lower Mount Street, 1848-1849.

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References

Keane was referred to as John Benjamin Keane by the late Jeanne Sheehy in a lecture at the conference on 'The Regency Great House' at Rewley House, Oxford, in 1997. There are brief entries on Keane in APSD, DNB and Directory of British Architects 1834-1914 (RIBA 2001), . These all assert that Keane was attached to the Board of Works; this is possibly because he designed Queen's College, Galway, for the other known facts about his career do not support such an assertion.

(1) He may possibly be the same person as the John Kane, junior, of Brookeborough, Co. Fermanagh, to whom Bryan Bolger wrote in 1809 that Morrison was looking for a drawing clerk (Bolger MSS, NA/PRO 1A/58/133).
(2) Bank Minutes, 1 Sep 1829 (IAA, Edward McParland files, Acc. 2008/44).
(3) No. 1015.
(4) Jones transcripts from Pettigrew & Oulton's and Thom's directories.
(5) Information from Frederick O'Dwyer, citing Board of Works records; Keane's alcoholism was already causing problems when he was working for the Board on Queen's College, Galway (1846-1850).
(6) APSD, K, 6.
(7) Jones transcripts from Thom's directories.
(8) RIAI council meeting minutes, 13 Jan 1842, 5.
(9) Jones transcripts from Pettigrew & Oulton's and Thom's directories.
(10) From Wilson's, Pettigrew & Oulton's & Thom's directories unless otherwise indicated.
(11) Longford Journal, 22 Mar 1845.


51 work entries listed in chronological order for KEANE, JOHN BENJAMIN


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Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, MARLBOROUGH STREET, ST MARY'S PRO-CATHEDRAL (RC)
Date: 1818-1844
Nature: Apptd. to supervise building works as 'Mr Morrison's clerk'' 19 Jan 1818; probably re-employed on quarterly basis, 30 Jun 1818; south portico, 1834-37; east portico 1838-44 (Contractor: Ballantine & Son, £4,300); bell frame, 1844.
Refs: Clonliffe College Archives : Pro Cathedral box (Accounts 1810-1825, 1834-35, 1837-43; also 1803-1824 volumes); RHA 1835, no. 270;  Freeman's Journal, 4 May 1838 (includes list of contributors to front portico);  Catholic Directory (1845), 198

Building: CO. WEXFORD, GOREY, CHRIST CHURCH (CI, 1819)
Date: 1819
Nature: New church, 'lately rebuilt, after designs imitative of the circular (Anglo-Saxon or Norman) style of architecture' which 'reflects much credit on the talents of the architect...Mr J.B. Keane' (Brewer);   'a spacious structure in which the Norman and English styles are blended…erected in 1819 on a site in the principal street given by the lat Stephen Ram, Esq., and at an expense of £2200, of which £200 was a gift from Mr Ram, and £2000 a loan from the late Board of First Fruits' (Lewis)
Refs: J.N. Brewer, The Beauties of Ireland (1825), I, 388;  Samuel Lewis, A Topographical dictionary of Ireland (1837), I, 666.

Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, BAGGOT STREET LOWER, CONVENT OF SISTERS OF MERCY
Date: 1824-27
Nature: New girls' school, chapel and refuge, for Catherine MacAuley, foundress in 1831 of Sisters of Mercy.
Refs: Christine Casey, The Buildings of Ireland: Dublin (2005), 564.

Building: CO. KERRY, TRALEE, ASHE STREET, COUNTY COURT HOUSE
Date: 1828
Nature: Competition entrant. (Competition won by W.V. Morrison.) Design exh. at RHA 1829 (or 1830?).
Refs: RHA 1829 (or 1830?), nos. 269,280

Building: CO. CARLOW, CARLOW, COUNTY COURT HOUSE
Date: 1828
Nature: Competition entrant. (Competition won by W.V. Morrison.) Design exh. at RHA.
Refs: RHA 1829, no. 268.

Building: CO. CAVAN, STRADONE HOUSE
Date: 1828
Nature: JBK exhibits design of seat of Major Burrowes at RHA. Completed by 1835 when described in OS memoirs as 'the seat of Major Burrowes, a modern handsome building'.
Refs: RHA 1828, no. 311; Angélique Day & Patrick McWilliams, Ordnance Survey Memoirs of Ireland, Vol. 40: Counties of South Ulster 1834-8, 41; Mark Bence-Jones, Burke’s Guide to Country Houses. Volume I, Ireland. (London, 1978), 266;  Kevin V. Mulligan, The Buildings of Ireland: South Ulster (2013), 536.


Building: CO. LEITRIM, OAKFIELD HOUSE
Date: 1828
Nature: JBK exhibits design at RHA.
Refs: RHA 1828, no. 210

Building: CO. CORK, CORK, CHURCH (RC)
Date: 1828
Nature: JBK exhibits designs for 'chapel' at RHA. Possibly for St Mary's Cathedral (North Chapel), remodelled by Pain in 1828 after it had been damaged by fire.
Refs: RHA 1828, nos. 208,343.

Building: CO. LEITRIM, CLONCORICK CASTLE
Date: 1828
Nature: JBK exhibits designs at RHA. For Edward Simpson (d. 1828)
Refs: RHA 1828, nos. 204,310; Mark Bence-Jones, Burke’s Guide to Country Houses. Volume I, Ireland. (London, 1978), 86

Building: CO. CARLOW, CARLOW, COUNTY GAOL
Date: 1828-1832
Nature: Alts., adds. & repairs. Contract, 1828. Date for 'large additions' given as 1832 by Lawson.
Refs: Contract, specifications, estimates, draft agreements, &c., 1828, sold at auction by Mealy's, 10 Jun 199?, Lot 283; J.P. Lawson, Gazetteer of Ireland (1842), 201-2

Building: CO. MONAGHAN, BALLYBAY HOUSE
Date: 1829
Nature: Design of house for Lt. Col. Leslie exh. RHA.
Refs: RHA 1829, no. 276;  Kevin V. Mulligan, The Buildings of Ireland: South Ulster (2013), 152.155-6.
 

Building: CO. CORK, CORK, WASHINGTON STREET, COURT HOUSE
Date: 1829
Nature: Competition entrant. Proposed design exh. RHA 1829.
Refs: RHA 1829, no. 275

Building: CO. LAOIS, LAURAGH
Date: 1829
Nature: JBK exhibits design for Sir Walter Burrowes, Bt., at RHA.
Refs: RHA 1829, 262

Building: CO. ANTRIM, LISSANOURE CASTLE
Date: 1829
Nature: JBK exhibits designs for proposed improvements to house and new cottage ornée in grounds for George Macartney at RHA.
Refs: RHA 1829, no. 257; 1830, no. 261; S. Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of Ireland (1837), II, 315; Mark Bence-Jones, Burke’s Guide to Country Houses. Volume I, Ireland. (London, 1978), 188; C.E.B. Brett, Buildings oif County Antrim (1996), 102-3(illus.)

Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, GARDINER STREET UPPER, CHURCH OF ST FRANCIS XAVIER (RC)
Date: 1829-32;1851-52
Nature: Church said to have been designed by Fr. Bartholomew Esmonde and carried out under supervision of JBK; FS laid 2 Jul 1929; opened 3 May 1832; extensive alts. & adds. by JBK, 1851-2
Refs: 'Annals of Dublin' in Pettigrew & Oulton's Dublin Almanac (1847); APSD, K, 6; N. Donnelly, Short histories of Dublin parishes III (1913), 101-102; Maureen Ryan, 'The Church of St Francis Xavier, Upper Gardiner Street, Dublin', unpublished MA thesis presented to University College Dublin, November 1994, 20-21.B 9, 8 Mar 1851, 152; 10, 11 Dec 1852, 786; The Architects' Conference, Dublin, June 11-14 1947 (RIBA, 1947), Pl. 20; Christine Casey, The Buildings of Ireland: Dublin (2005), 131,Pl.59;  for a plan of church see Brendan Grimes, Majestic Shrines and Graceful Sanctuaries: the church architecture of Patrick Byrne 1783-1864 (Dublin: Irish Academic Press, 2009),181.

Building: CO. DOWN, DOWNPATRICK, DOWN FEVER HOSPITAL
Date: 1830-34
Nature: Infirmary and fever hospital designed by JBK and built by John Lynn..
Refs: E.M. Jope, ed., An Archaeological Survey of County Down (HMSO, 1966), 401-2; Gordon Wheeler, 'John Lynn - Architect/Contractor/Engineer', Lecale Miscellany (1997), 37-38(illus.)

Building: CO. DOWN, DOWNPATRICK, DOWN INFIRMARY
Date: 1830-34
Nature: New infirmary and fever hospital. JBK prepared first design 1830 and revised design 1831. Builder: John Lynn.
Refs: Minutes of meetings of the Governors of Down Infirmary, 3 Nov 1830, 16 Feb 1831, in PRONI, HOS/14/2/1/A/1, see PRONI E-catalogue, http://applications.proni.gov.uk/LL_DCAL_PRONI_ECATNI/ResultDetails.aspx (last visited, Nov 2011);  E.M. Jope, ed., An Archaeological Survey of County Down (HMSO, 1966), 401-2; Gordon Wheeler, 'John Lynn - Architect/Contractor/Engineer', Lecale Miscellany (1997), 37-38

Building: CO. MAYO, BELLEEK MANOR (BALLINA)
Date: 1830ca
Nature: New Tudor Gothic house 'almost certainly by John B. Keane' (Bence-Jones); 'erected…at an expense of £10,000'(Lewis) for Lt. Col. Francis Knox-Gore.
Refs: Samuel Lewis, A Topographical dictionary of Ireland (1837), II, 189; Mark Bence-Jones, Burke’s Guide to Country Houses. Volume I, Ireland (London, 1978), 38(illus.); Jonathan Binns, The Miseries and Beauties of Ireland (1837), I, 268

Building: CO. TIPPERARY, CLONMEL, RICHMOND STREET, HOUSE OF CORRECTION
Date: 1831-34
Nature: JBK's plans approved. Completed 1834.
Refs: NA/SPO CSORP 1831/2229 (IAA, Edward McParland files, Acc.2008/44); S. Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of Ireland (1837), I, 370

Building: CO. FERMANAGH, CASTLE IRVINE (IRVINESTOWN)
Date: 1831-35
Nature: Gothicization, for Judge D'Arcy. Designs exh. at RHA 1831 and 1832; 'now undergoing a complete change' 1835.
Refs: RHA 1831, nos. 259,264; 1832, no. 261; Angélique Day & Patrick McWilliams, eds., Ordnance Survey Memoirs of Ireland, Vol. 14: Parishes of Co. Fermanagh 1834-5 (1992), 33; Alistair Rowan, The Buildings of Ireland: North West Ulster (1979), 321-323; Mark Bence-Jones, Burke’s Guide to Country Houses. Volume I, Ireland. (London, 1978), 71(illus.)

Building: CO. FERMANAGH, WATERFOOT (THE)
Date: 1831ca
Nature: Adds. (kitchen wing and block at W end), for Col. H.W. Barton.
Refs: Alistair Rowan, The Buildings of Ireland: North West Ulster (1979), 453

Building: CO. OFFALY, TULLAMORE, CORMAC STREET, COUNTY COURT HOUSE
Date: 1832
Nature: Winner of competition. Design 'as erected' exh. RHA 1837.
Refs: Copies of plans in Lismore Castle collection (photocopies in IAA, 97/107.3/1-4; RHA 1837 , no. 221

Building: CO. DOWN, DOWNPATRICK, COURT HOUSE
Date: 1832-34
Nature: Paid £150 for designing alterations & enlargements. Work supervised by J. Lynn, architect.
Refs: C.E.B. Brett, Court Houses & Market Houses of the Province of Ulster (UAHS, 1973), 66

Building: CO. LEITRIM, GLENGORIG CASTLE
Date: 1832a
Nature: Design of house 'as now completed' exh. RHA 1832.
Refs: RHA 1832, no. 258

Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, COLLEGE GREEN, TRINITY COLLEGE, MUSEUM, LECTURE ROOMS & CAMPANILE (PROPOSED)
Date: 1833-34
Nature: Competition entrant. Design for 'intended new buildings' exh. RHA, 1834.
Refs: RHA 1834, no. 258; Frederick O'Dwyer, The Architecture of Deane and Woodward (Cork University Press, 1997), 132

Building: CO. MEATH, BROWNSTOWN HOUSE
Date: 1837
Nature: Additions including new porch and frames to ground floor windows 'very reminiscent of John B. Keane'.
Refs: Christine Casey & Alistair Rowan, The Buildings of Ireland: North Leinster (1993), 343

Building: CO. DOWN, KILLOUGH, SCHOOL
Date: 1837-38?
Nature: Design for Tudor Gothic school house for Viscount Bangor and alternative design for same school (or for a different school?) for Viscountess Bangor.(Edward Southwell Ward, 3rd Viscount Bangor, died in 1837, when his son and heir was only ten years old).
Refs: Signed, undated plans and elevations in National Trust collection, Castle Ward, Inv. Nos. 835664-835666 (see http://www.nationaltrustcollections.org.uk (last visited Jan 2013).

Building: CO. MEATH, PILLTOWN HOUSE (JULIANSTOWN)
Date: 1838
Nature: For Thomas Brodigan. Attr. to Keane by J.A. K. Dean who says that entrance gates are identical to those at Edermine, Co. Wexford.
Refs: Information from J.A. K. Dean; see also Christine Casey & Alistair Rowan, The Buildings of Ireland: North Leinster (1993), 325-6

Building: CO. CARLOW, CARLOW, DUBLIN ROAD, COUNTY INFIRMARY
Date: 1838
Nature: Designed by JBK. Builder James Johnston. (Demolished.)
Refs: www.askaboutireland.ie

Building: CO. CLARE, ENNIS, GORT ROAD, COUNTY COURT HOUSE
Date: 1838;1845
Nature: Proposal, 1838. Plans and specifications for courthouse on model of Tullamore Court House rejected by Grand Jury, 1840.. Unsuccessful entrant in competition of 1845, which was won by Henry Whitestone.
Refs: Connaught Journal,27 Feb 1840; Clare Journal, 27 Oct 1845; William Garner, Ennis: Architectural Heritage (An Foras Forbatha, 1981), 16,18,19(illus.); Ciaran o murchadha, Sable Wings over the Land (Ennis, 1998), 255

Building: CO. DONEGAL, CAMLIN
Date: 1838ca
Nature: Rebuilding, incorporating parts of 17 cent. house for John Tredennick. Design exh. RHA 1838.
Refs: RHA 1838, no. 188; Alistair Rowan, The Buildings of Ireland: North West Ulster (1979), 130; Mark Bence-Jones, Burke’s Guide to Country Houses. Volume I, Ireland. (London, 1978), 55(illus.)

Building: CO. DUBLIN, RATHFARNHAM, GRANGE ROAD, LORETO ABBEY
Date: 1839
Nature: JBK associated with Patrick Byrne and A.W.N. Pugin on designs for chapel and lantern.
Refs: Note by 'KG[or KS] 5/9/83' in Jones file

Building: CO. WEXFORD, EDERMINE
Date: 1840
Nature: JBK exhibits design of house for J. Power, MP, DL, at RHA.
Refs: RHA 1840, no. 346; Mark Bence-Jones, Burke’s Guide to Country Houses. Volume I, Ireland. (London, 1978), 118(illus.); David Rowe & Eithne Scallan, Houses of Wexford (Ballinakella Press, 2004), no. 454(illus.)

Building: CO. TIPPERARY, NENAGH, BANBA SQUARE, COUNTY COURT HOUSE
Date: 1840
Nature: JBK exhibits elevation at RHA, 1840. Contractor: John Hanly, a local builder. Loan of £6,ooo from Board of Works, 1840.
Refs: RHA 1840, no. 340;  8th Annual Report of Commissioners of Public Works (Ireland) (1840), 23;  Slater's Irish Directory (1846), ?

Building: CO. LONGFORD, LONGFORD, ST MEL'S ROAD, CATHEDRAL OF ST MEL (RC)
Date: 1840-1863
Nature: Design exh. RHA 1840, 'quite out of all drawing and perspective' (Art Union). FS laid 22 (or 19?) May 1840. Finished and steeple added by John Bourke after JBK's death. (Cathedral burnt down, Christmas Day 2009.)
Refs: RHA 1840, no. 329; Freeman's Journal, 30 May 1840;  Art Union, 2 Jul 1840, 112; DB 2, 1 Aug 1860, 313; 3, 1 Jun 1861, 531; 5, 1 Feb 1863, 20; Catholic Directory (1841), 380; Christine Casey & Alistair Rowan, The Buildings of Ireland: North Leinster (1993), 377-379, Pl.117.

Building: CO. FERMANAGH, MAGHERAMENA CASTLE
Date: 1840ca
Nature: Elizabethan style house for James Johnston. Design exh. RHA 1840. Offices already built 'some time since' in May 1835.
Refs: Angélique Day & Patrick McWilliams, eds.Ordnance Survey Memoirs of Ireland, Vol. 14: Parishes of Co. Fermanagh 1834-5 (1992), 4; RHA 1840, nos. 328,339; Alistair Rowan, The Buildings of Ireland: North West Ulster (1979), 143

Building: CO. CLARE, NUTFIELD (ALIAS DRUMCONORA)
Date: 1840ca
Nature: Proposed addition of porch for Sir Michael O'Loghlen (cr. baronet 1838; d. 1842).(Similar porch built at Kilrush House, Co. Clare).
Refs: Undated elevation and plan, inscr. 'Porch designed for Nutfield, Co. Clare/ the Seat of the Rigt Honble Sir Michael O'Loughlin Bart/ John B. Keane Archt & C.E/Dublin' in Clare County Library (information from Peter Beirne and J.A.K. Dean).

Building: CO. CLARE, KILRUSH HOUSE
Date: 1840s
Nature: Porch attributed by J.A.K. Dean to JBK on basis of close similarity to one at Nutfield, Co. Clare (q.v.).  Gate screen at Kilrush identical to design for proposed gate screen at Nutfield.
Refs: Information from J.A.K. Dean, Hillhall, Co. Antrim, Jun 2012.

Building: CO. CARLOW, OAK PARK
Date: 1841
Nature: Mausoleum in grounds (unfinished) almost certainly the church 'after a Greek peripteral Temple' for Col. Bruen for which JBK exhibited design at RHA in 1841.
Refs: RHA 1841, no. 412; The Architecture of Richard and William Vitruvius Morrison (IAA, 1988), 139

Building: CO. DONEGAL, BALLYSHANNON, CHURCH OF ST PATRICK (RC)
Date: 1842
Nature: Tenders sought for erection Mar 1842 (but |Catholic Directory| (1842), 405, says church was 'commenced' 25 Apr 1841). Contractor: Daniel Campbell.
Refs: 'DA.J. 1957, p. 140'

Building: CO. WATERFORD, WATERFORD, PARNELL STREET, CHURCH OF ST JOHN (RC)
Date: 1842
Nature: New church, founded by Dr Nicholas Foran. Gothic. FS laid Dec 1842. Architect: 'O'Keane (Dublin)'. Contractor: Terence O'Reilly, Waterford.
Refs: P.M. Egan, History, guide and directory of county and city of Waterford [1894], 504; Shell Guide to Ireland (1962), 453;  illus. in Archiseek, http://two.archiseek.com/archives/8419 (last visited, Jan 2010).

Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, MARLBOROUGH STREET, ST MARY'S PRO-CATHEDRAL (RC)
Date: 1844
Nature: Belfry 'in course of erection', 1844. Great bell hoisted into place, 25 May 1844. Contractor: Hughes.
Refs: Tuam Herald (citing Monitor), 1 Jun 1844.

Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, SEVILLE PLACE, CHURCH OF ST LAURENCE O'TOOLE (RC)
Date: 1844-1850
Nature: New church in Early Pointed Gothic style. FS laid 3 Jun 1844; dedicated, 24 Jun 1850. (Tower & spire by John Bourke). Cost: £10,000.
Refs: B 8, 10 Aug 1850, 375; 16, 9 Oct 1858, 682; Catholic Directory 1846, 278(illus.); 1847, 294(illus.); APSD, K, 6; N. Donnelly, Short histories of Dublin Parishes III (1913), 135-137

Building: CO. LONGFORD, MOUNT JESSOP
Date: 1845
Nature: Tenders sought for erecting and completing additions. To be sent to JBK or. John & Ambrose Bole, Castleray, Longford.
Refs: Longford Journal, 22 Mar 1845

Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, KINGSBRIDGE, RAILWAY STATION (GREAT SOUTHERN & WESTERN RAILWAY TERMINUS)
Date: 1845
Nature: Competition entrant.
Refs: Letter from Jeanne Sheehy to E. McParland (IAA, Edward McParland files, Acc.2008/44)

Building: CO. GALWAY, GALWAY, UNIVERSITY ROAD, UNIVERSITY COLLEGE
Date: 1846-50
Nature: JBK winner of competition. Design, selected by Board of Trade, for 'a magnificent edifice in the style of Henry the Eight[h]'s time'. FS laid Mar 1846. Contractor: William Brady, Galway.
Refs: Survey plans in NA, Office of Public Works drawings collection, old ref. F.6.5; B 3, 13 Dec 1845, 589; 4, 21 Feb,21 Mar 1846, 93,140,?308; 6, 30 Dec 1848, 631; 8, 14 Sep 1850, 436;  Civil Engineer and Architect's Journal 9 (Jul 1846), 223; 15th Annual Report of Commissioners of Public Works (Ireland) (1847), 6; 16th Annual Report of Commissioners of Public Works (Ireland) (1848), 15,17, Appendix B(illus., repr. F. O'Dwyer, 'Building empires: architecture, politics and the Board of Works 1760-1860', Irish Architectural and Decorative Studies 5 (2002), Pl.38); 17th Annual Report of Commissioners of Public Works (Ireland) (1849), 25; Douglas Scott-Richardson, Gothic Revival Architecture in Ireland (Outstanding Dissertations in the Fine Arts, Garland, 1983), 331-335, pls. 195-199; Frederick O'Dwyer, The Architecture of Deane and Woodward (Cork University Press, 1997), 54,56,61,64(illus.),65,72,134;  Tom May, Churches of Galway, Kilmacduagh and Kilfenora (Galway, 2000), 140.

Building: CO. DONEGAL, COXTOWN
Date: 1846a
Nature: 'interior detail is good with nice Greek key plasterwork and door surrounds reminiscent of J.B. Keane'
Refs: Alistair Rowan, The Buildings of Ireland: North West Ulster (1979), 118

Building: CO. WATERFORD, WATERFORD, CATHERINE STREET, COURT HOUSE
Date: 1849
Nature: Design given to JBK by Craig (on basis of similarity to Tullamore?). Builder: Terence O'Reilly.
Refs: M. Craig, The Architecture of Ireland (1982), 272; M. Craig & Knight of Glin, Ireland Observed (1970), 106

Building: CO. TIPPERARY, CLONMEL, IRISHTOWN, CHURCH OF ST MARY (RC)
Date: 1850-1856
Nature: New church, designed by JBK and completed by John Bourke. Dedicated 12 Oct 1856.
Refs: B 12, 15 Jul 1854, 378; 17, 15 Jul 1859, ?; P.M. Egan, History, guide and directory of county and city of Waterford [1895], 302,716;  exterior illus. in Seán O'Donnell, Clonmel 1840-1900: anatomy of an Irish town (1999), between pp. 118 and 119.

Building: CO. WESTMEATH, GLENCARA
Date: ?
Nature: By JBK (original house of 1824 or additions of ca. 1840?) for Charles or Robert Hume Kelly.
Refs: Information from John Bellingham (present owner, 2009);  Mark Bence-Jones,  Burke’s Guide to Country Houses. Volume I, Ireland. (London, 1978), 137(illus.); Christine Casey & Alistair Rowan, The Buildings of Ireland: North Leinster (1993), 108-9.

Building: CO. CAVAN, BELTURBET, CAVAN ROAD, ERNE HILL
Date: ?
Nature: Gate lodge (on opposite side of road to gate). 'A prim Regency lodge in the manner of Richard Morrison, sometimes attributed to his former assistant, J.B. Keane' (Mulligan). For George M. Knipe.
Refs: Kevin V. Mulligan, The Buildings of Ireland: South Ulster (2013), 197.