Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Architect and engineer, of Sligo. Patrick Kilgallin, who was born in 1860, was a younger son of the Sligo builder Charles Kilgallin (1822-1885) of Abbeyville, Sligo, the contractor for St Mary's Catholic cathedral, Sligo, by his wife Anne, née Leonard. He was a younger brother of CHARLES J. KILGALLIN CHARLES J. KILGALLIN . He built up an extensive private practice as an architect and engineer. According to his obituary in the Sligo Independent, he 'deserves to be remembered as the "Architect of Elphin", for he prepared the plans for a number of chapels throughtout the Diocese…and for practically every school built in the Diocese during the time of Most Rev. Dr Gillooly and Most Rev. Dr Clancy'.

Kilgallin was appointed borough surveyor for Sligo in 1908,(1) taking the place of WILLIAM COCHRANE  WILLIAM COCHRANE and his assistant JOHN FAWCETT GILCRIEST. H JOHN FAWCETT GILCRIEST. H e was succeeded as Borough Surveyor by JOHN P. QUINN JOHN P. QUINN , probably circa 1932, and died on 26 February 1944.  At  the time of the 1911 census, when he was aged fifty, he was unmarried..

Address: Abbeyville, Sligo.

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References

All information in this entry not otherwise accounted for is from the obituary of Kilgallin in the Sligo Independent, ? Mar 1944, and from John McTernon, Sligo.

(1) Building News 94, 29 May 1908, 797; IB 50, 13 Jun 1908, 374.


21 work entries listed in chronological order for KILGALLIN, PATRICK J.


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Building: CO. SLIGO, SLIGO, COLLEGE ROAD, SUMMERHILL DIOCESAN COLLEGE (COLLEGE OF THE IMMACULATE CONCEPTION)
Date: 1891a-92
Nature: New college (replacing one in Quay street), Italianate with tower. Designed by PJK for Dr Lawrence Gillooly, Bishop of Elphin. Opened 8 Dec 1892
Refs: Tadhg Kilgannon, Sligo and its surroundings (Sligo, 1926),149;  obituary of PJK in Sligo Independent, ? Mar 1944

Building: CO. MAYO, CASTLEBAR, MARSH HOUSE
Date: 1895
Nature: Extensive additions 'nearly completed' in Aug 1895.
Refs: Tuam Herald, 17 Aug 1895.

Building: CO. ROSCOMMON, TARMONBARRY, CHURCH (RC)
Date: 1897
Nature: Just erected. Contractor: Mr Fee, Longford. Marble altars from establishment of Mr O'Neill. Stained glass by Mr Richardson of Carlisle & Wilson, Belfast.
Refs: B 72, 5 Jun 1897, 517

Building: CO. ROSCOMMON, ROSCOMMON, ABBEY STREET, CHURCH OF THE SACRED HEART (RC)
Date: 1897-1903
Nature: New church, with Walter Doolin.
Refs: Information from John McTernon, Sligo;  Discover Ireland, http://www.discoverireland.com/us/ireland-things-to-see-and-do/listings/product/?fid=FI_16444 (last visited Apr 2009) (reference from Andrew Regan)

Building: CO. ROSCOMMON, ROSCOMMON, CHURCH OF ST PATRICK (RC)
Date: 1897ca
Nature: New church on elevated site near St Monica's Convent. Still incomplete in Mar 1897.
Refs: Tuam Herald, 27 Mar 1897.

Building: CO. SLIGO, SLIGO, MALL, COUNTY INFIRMARY
Date: 1901
Nature: New stairway from infirmary women's ward to yard.
Refs: IB 43, 24 Oct 1901, 906,907

Building: CO. SLIGO, SLIGO, OLD BUNDORAN ROAD, UNION WORKHOUSE
Date: 1901
Nature: Sanitary and other improvements.
Refs: IB 43, 24 Oct 1901, 906,907

Building: CO. SLIGO, CARRIGEENS, AUXILIARY DISPENSARY DEPOT
Date: 1902-03
Nature: In Carney Dispensary District.
Refs: IB 44, 4,18 Dec 1902, 1506,1524; 45, 1 Jan,16 Jul 1903, 1540,1880

Building: CO. SLIGO, SLIGO, MALL, COUNTY INFIRMARY
Date: 1903
Nature: Repairs to maternity ward and putting in 2 windows in east gable of No. 3 Ward in male hospital. For Board of Guardians. Contractor: John Hughes, High St, Sligo. £48.4s.
Refs: IB 45, 15 Jan,9 Apr,7 May4 Jun 1903, 1558,1686,1750,1814

Building: CO. SLIGO, SLIGO, ADELAIDE STREET, TEMPERANCE HALL (GILLOOLY MEMORIAL HALL)
Date: 1903
Nature: New hall, built as emorial to Most Rev. Dr Gillooly. Tender of D. McLynn, Bridge St, Sligo, for £5,856.8s. acccepted, June 1903. Eventual cost. £7,000.
Refs: IAA, PKS B20/43; signed elevation and details of door panels for auction by Fonsie Mealy, 13 Dec 2016, Lot 428 (elevation illus. in sale catalogue);   IB 45, 7 May,4 Jun 1903, 1750,1810; T.Kilgannon, Sligo and its surroundings (1926), 152; obituary of PJK in Sligo Independent, ? Mar 1944.

Building: CO. SLIGO, SLIGO, OLD BUNDORAN ROAD, UNION WORKHOUSE
Date: 1904
Nature: Improvements. Contractor: Henry Kearney, Holborn St, Sligo, £113.17.0.
Refs: IB 46, 17 Dec 1904, 870

Building: CO. SLIGO, SLIGO, HOUSES (048)
Date: 1922-23
Nature: PJK appointed architect for scheme embracing erection of 48 cottages.
Refs: IB 64, 22 Apr 1922, 282

Building: CO. SLIGO, SLIGO, BALLYTIVNAN, HOUSES (008)
Date: 1923
Nature: 4 blocks of 2 houses each. Tenders sought.
Refs: IB 65, 24 Mar,21 Apr 1923, 218,302

Building: CO. SLIGO, SLIGO, CLEVERAGH ROAD, HOUSES (016)
Date: 1923
Nature: 8 blocks of 2 houses each. Tenders sought.
Refs: IB 65, 24 Mar,21 Apr 1923, 218,302

Building: CO. SLIGO, CLIFFONEY, PARISH HALL
Date: 1925
Nature: Reconstruction.
Refs: IB 67, 5 Sep 1925, 734

Building: CO. SLIGO, SLIGO, SCHOOL
Date: 1931
Nature: Extension.
Refs: IB 73, 5 Dec 1931, 1064

Building: CO. SLIGO, RANSBOROUGH (STRANDHILL), CHURCH (RC)
Date: ?
Nature: New church . Plans by PJK.
Refs: Obituary of PJK in Sligo Independent, ? Mar 1944

Building: CO. SLIGO, SLIGO, CALRY, CHURCH (RC)
Date: ?
Nature: New.
Refs: Obituary of PJK in Sligo Independent, ? Mar 1944

Building: CO. SLIGO, SLIGO, CLARION ROAD, DISTRICT LUNATIC ASYLUM
Date: ?
Nature: Adds., including Catholic church in grounds.
Refs: Obituary of PJK in Sligo Independent, ? Mar 1944

Building: CO. SLIGO, SLIGO, FINISKLIN ROAD, ST JOSEPH'S URSULINE CONVENT
Date: ?
Nature: Large extension.
Refs: Obituary of PJK in Sligo Independent, ? Mar 1944

Building: CO. SLIGO, SLIGO, CHAPEL HILL, ST PATRICK'S CONVENT OF MERCY
Date: ?
Nature: Large extension.
Refs: Obituary of PJK in Sligo Independent, ? Mar 1944