Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

County surveyor for Cos. Wexford, Kildare and Dublin. Thomas Kelly, who had graduated from University College, Dublin, in 1929 with the BSc and BE degrees,(1) was active as an engineer in Kilkenny between 1935 and 1940, carrying out labourers' housing schemes and sewerage and water supply schemes for the Co. Kilkenny Board of Health. In June1944 he was appointed county surveyor for Co. Wexford but was transferred to Co. Kildare in November 1945. He was transferred again, to Dublin, in 1959 and held the post until he resigned in 1962.

ICEI: elected associate member, 7 December 1931;(2) transferred to member, 3 November 1941;(3) council member 1959-1964, 1965-67; president, 1964-65.

Addresses: Work: 35 Patrick Street, Kilkenny, 1935-1939; Court House, Naas, Co. Kildare, 1950; 11 Parnell Square, Dublin, 1960.
Home: Bennettsbridge House, Bennettsbridge, Kilkenny, 1942; Aylwardstown House, Glenmore, Co. Kilkenny;(4) Montreal House, Naas, Co. Kildare, 1947.

See WORKS for works up till 1940 only.



References

Al information in this entry not otherwise accounted for is from Brendan O'Donoghue, from Thom's directories and from lists of officers and members of ICEI. A photograph of Kelly forms the frontispiece of TICEI 91 (1964-65).

(1) University College Dublin Register of Graduates (1946), 100.
(2) TICEI 58 (1931-1932), 42.
(3) TICEI 68 (1941-42), 32.
(4) See note 1, above; the address would appear to be incorrect for 1946.


28 work entries listed in chronological order for KELLY, THOMAS [2]


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Building: CO. KILKENNY, KILKENNY, ORMONDE ROAD, DISTRICT MODEL SCHOOL
Date: 1935
Nature: Extension.
Refs: IB 77, 9 Feb 1935, 116

Building: CO. KILKENNY, KILKENNY RURAL AREAS, HOUSES (159+341?)
Date: 1935
Nature: Labourers' cottages.
Refs: IB 77, 21 Sep,19 Oct 1935, 872,970

Building: CO. KILKENNY, KILKENNY, WATER SUPPLY
Date: 1935
Nature: -
Refs: IB 77, 19 Oct 1935, 972

Building: CO. KILKENNY, KILKENNY, DUBLIN ROAD, DISTRICT LUNATIC ASYLUM (ST CANICE'S HOSPITAL)
Date: 1935
Nature: Verandah.
Refs: IB 77, 18 May,15 Jun 1935, 430,530

Building: CO. KILKENNY, CASTLECOMER, WATER SUPPLY
Date: 1935
Nature: -
Refs: IB 77, 19 Oct 1935, 968

Building: CO. KILKENNY, KILKENNY, LEGGETSRATH WEST, HOUSES (022)
Date: 1936
Nature: 22 labourers' cottages.
Refs: IB 78, 26 Dec 1936, 1180; 79, 4 Sep 1937, 798,801

Building: CO. KILKENNY, MOONCOIN, HOUSES (019)
Date: 1937
Nature: 19 labourers' cottages.
Refs: IB 79, 18 Sep 1937, 841

Building: CO. KILKENNY, CASTLECOMER, SEWERAGE
Date: 1937
Nature: -
Refs: IB 79, 6 Feb 1937, 130

Building: CO. KILKENNY, GRAIGUENAMANAGH, SEWERAGE
Date: 1937
Nature: -
Refs: IB 79, 6 Feb 1937, 130

Building: CO. KILKENNY, FRESHFORD, WATER SUPPLY
Date: 1937
Nature: -
Refs: IB 79, 6 Feb 1937, 130

Building: CO. KILKENNY, GRAIGUENAMANAGH, HOUSES (028+40)
Date: 1937-38
Nature: New labourers' cotages.
Refs: IB 79, 18 Sep,16 Oct 1937, 841,928; 80, 10 Dec 1938, 1034

Building: CO. KILKENNY, ?, HOUSES
Date: 1938
Nature: Single-storey labourers'cottages.
Refs: IB 80, 22 Jan 1938, 76

Building: CO. KILKENNY, BALLYRAGGET, HOUSES (024)
Date: 1938
Nature: 24 2-storey houses.
Refs: IB 80, 2 Apr 1938, 282

Building: CO. KILKENNY, CASTLECOMER, HOUSES (048)
Date: 1938
Nature: 48 labourers' cottages.
Refs: IB 80, 26 Nov 1938, 998

Building: CO. KILKENNY, SLIEVERUE, HOUSES (018)
Date: 1938
Nature: 18 labourers' cottages
Refs: IB 80, 17 Sep 1938, 799

Building: CO. KILKENNY, BENNETTSBRIDGE, HOUSES (020)
Date: 1938
Nature: 20 labourers' cottages.
Refs: IB 80, 17 Sep 1938, 799

Building: CO. KILKENNY, MULLINVAT, WATER SUPPLY SCHEME
Date: 1938
Nature: -
Refs: IB 80, 17 Sep 1938, 798

Building: CO. KILKENNY, THOMASTOWN, HOUSES
Date: 1938
Nature: 48 and/or 68 and/or 44 labourer' cottages.
Refs: IB 80, 9 Jul,6 Aug,3,17 Sep,26 Nov 1938, 582,666,756,800,998

Building: CO. KILKENNY, BALLYRAGGET, HOUSES (030)
Date: 1938
Nature: 30 labourers' cottages.
Refs: IB 80, 9 Jul,6 Aug 1938, 582,666

Building: CO. KILKENNY, FRESHFORD, SEWERAGE SCHEME
Date: 1939
Nature: -
Refs: IB 81, 21 Jan 1939, 70

Building: CO. KILKENNY, KILKENNY, FRESHFORD ROAD, COUNTY HOSPITAL (ST LUKE'S GENERAL HOSPITAL)
Date: 1939
Nature: Heating system & hot water service.
Refs: IB 81, 16 Sep 1939, 802

Building: CO. KILKENNY, CLOGH, HOUSING SCHEME
Date: 1939
Nature: -
Refs: IB 81, 5 Aug 1939, 682

Building: CO. KILKENNY, GRAIGUENAMANAGH, WATER SUPPLY
Date: 1939
Nature: Extension.
Refs: IB 81, 5 Aug 1939, 681

Building: CO. KILKENNY, CALLAN, SEWERAGE SCHEME
Date: 1939-40
Nature: Construction of sewers and sewage disposal works.
Refs: IB 81, 16 Sep 1939, 801; 82, 17 Feb 1940, 116

Building: CO. KILKENNY, URLINGFORD, WATER SUPPLY
Date: 1940
Nature: -
Refs: IB 82, 7 Dec 1940, 740

Building: CO. KILKENNY, JOHNSTOWN, WATER SUPPLY
Date: 1940
Nature: -
Refs: IB 82, 7 Dec 1940, 740

Building: CO. KILKENNY, BENNETTSBRIDGE, HOUSES (020)
Date: 1940
Nature: 20 houses.
Refs: IB 82, 3 Aug 1940, 496

Building: CO. KILKENNY, CALLAN, HOUSES (090)
Date: 1940
Nature: -
Refs: IB 82, 17 Feb 1940, 116

Author Title Date Details
Kelly, Stephen Stanislaus [President's inaugural address to RIAI] 1946 RIAI Year Book (1946), 7-11.