Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Engineer, of Newcastle West, Co. Limerick. James Leahy was an assistant county surveyor for Co. Limerick, based in Newcastle West, from 1900 or earlier(1) until his death on 26 November 1923.(2) He was also architect to Newcastle Rural District Council.(3)

ICEI: elected member, 5 January 1898.(4)

Addresses: Cullinagh House, Newcastle West, Co. Limerick, <=1903->=1922.(5)

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(1) He had an address at Newcastle West in 1898 and is listed as an assistant county surveyor for Co. Limerick in Thom's Directory for 1900.
(2) TICEI 50 (1923-24), 235.
(3) IB 45, 15 Jan 1903, 1558.
(4) TICEI 27 (1897-98), 20.
(5) IB 45, 13 Aug 1903, 1932; 64, 25 Mar 1922, 197.


9 work entries listed in chronological order for LEAHY, JAMES D.


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Building: CO. LIMERICK, NEWCASTLE WEST AREA, WELLS
Date: 1902-1904
Nature: Sinking wells in various places for Newcastle West RDC.
Refs: IB 44, 28 Aug 1902, 1384; 45, 13 Aug,10 Sep 1903, 1932,1984; 46, 30 Jul 1904, 496

Building: CO. LIMERICK, KILMEEDY, SEWAGE WORKS
Date: 1903
Nature: JDL's proposals considered by Newcastle RDC.
Refs: IB 45, 1,15,29 Jan 1903, 1542,1558,1578

Building: CO. LIMERICK, GLIN, DISTRICT SCHOOL
Date: 1903;1907
Nature: Plastering walls of boys' and girls' dormitories, 1903; installing boiler, 1907.
Refs: IB 45, 2 Jul 1903, 1854; 49, 21 Sep 1907, 653

Building: CO. LIMERICK, FEENAGH, CHURCH OF ST ITA (RC)
Date: 1907
Nature: JDL architect in charge of installation of new marble altar for Rev. Thomas Liston, PP.
Refs: IB 49, 7 Sep 1907, 629

Building: CO. LIMERICK, NEWCASTLE WEST, UNION WORKHOUSE
Date: 1913
Nature: 2 annexes to workhouse hospital.
Refs: IB 55, 27 Sep 1913, 624

Building: CO. LIMERICK, NEWCASTLE WEST, PUBLIC LIBRARY
Date: 1915-16
Nature: New Carnegie Library designed by JDL with R.C. Orpen. Opened 13 Nov 1916.
Refs: IB 57, 23 Oct 1915, 472; 58, 26 Feb 1916, 103; Brendan Grimes, Irish Carnegie Libraries: a catalogue and architectural history (1998), 207-209(illus.)

Building: CO. LIMERICK, KILMEEDY, BELVILLE CREAMERY CO
Date: 1920
Nature: Store.
Refs: IB 62, 17 Jul 1920, 477

Building: CO. LIMERICK, FEOHENAGH, CURATE'S RESIDENCE
Date: 1921-22
Nature: -
Refs: IB 63, 19 Nov 1921, 750; 64, 11 Mar 1922, 149

Building: CO. LIMERICK, BROADFORD, CURATE'S RESIDENCE
Date: 1922
Nature: New curate's residence proposed.
Refs: IB 64, 25 Mar 1922, 197; B 122, 31 Mar 1922, 497