Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Architect and engineer, of Dun Laoghaire and Dublin. Peter Joseph Moran first appears in Dun Laoghaire in 1861, advertising his services as an architect for persons wishing to build in the area.(1)   In 1863 he proposed a plan for an esplanade to run from the East Pier at Dun Laoghaire to Sandycove.(2) By the end of the same year he was acting engineer under HERBERT PANMURE RIBTON  HERBERT PANMURE RIBTON for the improvement of Courtown harbour,(3) and proposed that a railway should be laid from Gorey to the harbour.(4)

RIAI: elected associate, 17 March 1864.(5) no longer on list of members for 1871.
GLFI: admitted member of Lodge 500, 27 December 1866; no longer a member by 1874.(6)

Addresses:(6) 30 Bloomfield Avenue, 1867ca; Kingsland Terrace, 1868c.



References



(1) Irish Times, 28 Jun 1861.
(2) DB 5, 15 Oct 1863, 173
(3) DB 6, 1 Mar 1864, 35.
(4) DB 6, 1 Jan 1864, 1.
(5) Council meeting minutes, 7 Jan,5 Feb 1864, 9,10; general meeting minutes, 18 Feb,17 Mar 1864, 138,139.
(6) GLFI archives.
(7) Printed lists of RIAI members, ?1866 and 1867 in RIAI archives.


3 work entries listed in chronological order for MORAN, PETER JOSEPH


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Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUN LAOGHAIRE, CROSTHWAITE PARK, NO. 004
Date: 1862
Nature: PJM advertises house to let.
Refs: Irish Times, 23 Aug 1862.

Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUN LAOGHAIRE, ESPLANADE (PROPOSED)
Date: 1863
Nature: To run from East Pier to Sandycove.
Refs: DB 5, 15 Oct 1863, 173

Building: CO. WEXFORD, COURTOWN, HARBOUR
Date: 1863-64
Nature: PJM acting engineer (under H. Panmure Ribton) for improvements, which included proposal for running railway line from Gorey to harbour.
Refs: DB 6, 1 Jan,1 Mar 1864, 1,35