Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Engineer. William Kernaghan, who, according to the 1901 census, was born in Co. Dublin in 1857 or 1858, was a pupil of MICHAEL BETAGH MICHAEL BETAGH , chief engineer of the Southern Railway in Ireland in 1874.(1) He also studied engineering at Trinity College, Dublin, obtaining the BAI degree in 1879. He was employed by the Board of Works for a number of years on pier, harbour and reclamation works and also by the county authorities in Clare and Mayo. By 1902 he was working for Dublin County Council.(2) He died circa 1906.(3)   At the time of the 1901 census he was unmarried.

ICEI: elected member, 4 May 1887.(4)

Addresses: Clare Slob Reclamation Works, Ennis, Co. Clare, 1887; Drumshambo, Co. Leitrim, 1889-1890; Killaloe, Co. Clare, 1896; Drumshambo, Co. Leitrim, 1898; 11 Rutland Square, Dublin, 1902.
Home: Tritonville Road, Donnybrook, 1901.

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References

All information in this entry not otherwise accounted for is from ICEI membership applications, II, 112, and membership lists and from the 1901 census of Ireland.

(1) The company's solicitor in Ireland was Baptist Kernaghan of 16 Lower Fitzwilliam Street, to whom William Kernaghan may have been related.
(2) IB 44, 19 Jun 1902, 1292.
(3) TICEI 33 (1905-1907), 260.
(4) TICEI 18 (1886-1887), 47.


2 work entries listed in chronological order for KERNAGHAN, WILLIAM


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Building: CO. DUBLIN, SKERRIES, SEWERAGE
Date: 1902
Nature: New sewer.
Refs: IB 44, 19 Jun 1902, 1292

Building: CO. DUBLIN, TERENURE, DRAINAGE
Date: 1904
Nature: WK appointed engineer.
Refs: IB 46, 3 Dec 1904, 832