Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Dublin city architect, 1893-1921. Charles James McCarthy, the only son of JAMES JOSEPH MCCARTHY JAMES JOSEPH MCCARTHY , was born on 8 December 1858.(1) He received his professional training in his father's office at 183 Great Brunswick Street, moving with him in 1881 to new premises at 12 Westland Row.  Following his father's death in February 1882, he inherited the practice, which was primarily engaged in designing buildings for the Catholic church, and was briefly in partnership with the Belfast architect JOHN O'NEILL JOHN O'NEILL , who had a similar clientele, until O'Neill's death in May 1883 (see O'NEILL & NEILL & amp; MCCARTHY MCCARTHY ). On 4 December 1893 he was elected from among ten candidates to fill the post of city architect in succession to DANIEL J. FREEMAN. DANIEL J. FREEMAN. (2) In this capacity he designed many public buildings, including libraries, fire stations and the Bolton Street Technical School, and over 1,700 dwellings under the Housing of the Working Classes Acts. His salary was increased by £100 per annum in 1901.(3)

McCarthy remained a bachelor until relatively late in life. On 11 January 1905 at the Church of the Redeemer, Chelsea, he married Clara Louise Christian, an English painter - and friend of the writer George Moore - who had settled at Tymon Lodge, Tallaght.(4) She died in childbirth at Tymon Lodge on 7 June 1906, aged thirty-eight.(5) In 1911 McCarthy was knocked down by a van in Dame Street but was not seriously injured.(6) Poor health, however, caused him to resign from the post of city architect in the summer of 1921.(7) He nevertheless survived for many years, living - it would appear - at the Stephen's Green Club. He died aged eighty-nine on 16 October 1947 and was buried with his wife and parents in the family plot at Glasnevin Cemetery.(8)

While he was city architect, McCarthy acted as assessor for various architectural competitions: for the Iveagh Markets in 1902;(9) for the Dublin improvement plan in 1916 (with Patrick Geddes and John Nolan);(10) and for the National University of Ireland offices in Upper Mount Street in 1916.(11) His pupils and assistants included GEORGE TIGHE MOORE  GEORGE TIGHE MOORE and HORACE TENNYSON O'ROURKE HORACE TENNYSON O'ROURKE ..

AAI: elected member, 1896;(12) president for session 1901-2;(13) delivers lecture, 'Three weeks in Normandy', 4 November 1902.(14)
RIAI: proposed for membership by WILLIAM MANSFIELD MITCHELL WILLIAM MANSFIELD MITCHELL , seconded by ALBERT EDWARD MURRAY ALBERT EDWARD MURRAY , 3 March 1884, and elected, 7 April 1884;(15) elected fellow, 26 Jan 1895;(16) resigned 1924(17) but elected honorary member.

Addresses:(18) Work: 12 Westland Row, 1882-1893; 25 Suffolk Street, 1893->=1898; Municipal Buildings, Cork Hill, 1894-1921.
Home: Charleston House, Rathmines, <=1882->=1886; 13 Adelaide Street, Dun Laoghaire, <=1890->=1898; 11 Leeson Street Upper, <=1900->=1905;(19) 2 Wilton Place, 1906(20)->=1907; Stephen's Green Club, <=1924->=1940.

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References

All information in this entry not otherwise accounted for is from the profile of McCarthy in IB 43, 18 Jul 1901, 801, and the obituary in RIAI Year Book (1948), 35. The portrait photograph which accompanies the profile mentioned above appears again in IB 43, 24 Oct 1901, 910. A different portrait photograph is in IB 51, 29 May 1909, 325. Both show him with spectacularly waxed mustaches.

(1) Inscription on grave in Glasnevin Cemetery.
(2) Irish Times, 5 Dec 1893; B 65, 9 Dec 1893, 432; IB 35, 15 Dec 1893, 287.
(3) IB 43, 24 Oct 1901, 903.
(4) For Clara Christian, see Theo Snoddy, Dictionary of Irish Artists: 20th Century (1996), 61.
(5) See IB 48, 16 Jun 1906, 466.
(6) IB 53, 21 Jan 1911, 37,56.
(7) IB 63, 4 Jun 1921, 382; according to the inscription on his gravestone, he ceased to be City Architect in 1920, while the records of Dublin Corporation give the official date of his retirement as 2 Jan 1922 (see letter from Principal Officer, Dublin Corporation to Jones, 21 Jun 1968, in Jones file for Horace T. O'Rourke).
(8) See note 1, above.
(9) IB 43, 3 Jul 1902, 1313.
(10) IB 56, 11 Apr 1914, 214; Building News, 17 Apr 1914, 557; IB 58, 8 Jul,2 Sep 1916, 301,418.
(11) IB 58, 12 Feb 1916, 66.
(12) Lists of members in AAI Green Books.
(13) IB 43, 27 Mar 1901, 670.
(14) AAI Green Book (1904), 38-39; IB 43, 6,20 Nov 1902, 1459,1481.
(15) Council meeting minutes, 3 Mar 1884, 232.
(16) Council meeting minutes, 1 Oct 1894, 317; general meeting minutes, 26 Jan 1895, 312-313.
(17) JRIAI (1925), 7.
(18) From RIAI and AAI lists of members and Thom's directories (or Jones's transcripts therefrom) unless otherwise indicated.
(19) RHA Index, II, 215.
(20) See note 1, above.


68 work entries listed in chronological order for MCCARTHY, CHARLES JAMES


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Building: CO. WEXFORD, COURTOWN, CHURCH OF THE STAR OF THE SEA (RC, RIVERCHAPEL PARISH)
Date: 1881-82
Nature: New Gothic church with bell tower at NW angle. . Completion of design by J. J. McCarthy. Foundations started 17 Apr 1881. Opened 27 Aug 1882.  Design exh, RHA, 1887. Contractor: James T. Ryan, Waterford & Limerick. Clerk of works: Thomas Clifford, Enniscorthy
Refs: IB 24, 15 Sep 1882, 275;  RHA 1887 (no. 486);  Churches of the Diocese of Ferns (Booklink, 2004), 123-4(illus.).

Building: CO. DERRY, DUNGIVEN, CHURCH OF ST PATRICK (RC)
Date: 1883-4
Nature: Supervisor of erection of church, 1883, after death of John O'Neill. (Task later taken over by Mortimer H. Thompson?)
Refs: Inscription on scroll under foundation stone cited by J.J. Tracey, 'A dissertation on the buildings of John O'Neill and O'Neill and Byrne, architects, 1862-1883', unpublished thesis presented as part of Master of Architecture degree course, Queen's University, Belfast, 1987, 194-196; Alistair Rowan, The Buildings of Ireland: North West Ulster (1979), 266

Building: CO. LAOIS, PORTLAOISE, TOWN HALL
Date: 1885
Nature: Entrant in competition for adds and alts.
Refs: IB 27, 1 Jan 1885, 6

Building: CO. TYRONE, EGLISH (DUNGANNON), PAROCHIAL HOUSE
Date: 1885
Nature: Designed by CJM for P.J. Byrne, PP.. Builder: Henry McBride, Mullaghmore, Omagh.
Refs: Printed testimonial of Henry McBride, 26 Sep 1895, to support application for position of Clerk of Works, Omagh Asylum (photocopy in IAA donated by Rose Mary Logue, Dundrum, Dublin 14)

Building: CO. KERRY, DINGLE, PRESENTATION CONVENT
Date: 1885-86
Nature: Chapel wing 'just completed'. Contractor: Healy Bros., Tralee.
Refs: RHA 1885 (no. 541),1888 (no. 477); IB 28, 1 Mar 1886, 66(illus.); 30, 1 Jul 1888, 172(illus.)

Building: CO. KILDARE, KILCULLEN, CONVENT OF THE HOLY CROSS & PASSION
Date: 1886
Nature: Design exh. RHA.
Refs: RHA 1886 (no. 569).

Building: CO. MONAGHAN, CARRICKMACROSS, O'NEILL STREET, CHURCH OF ST JOSEPH (RC)
Date: 1887
Nature: Completion and furnishing (high altar, side altars, communion rail, font, organ gallery, &c.). High altar by P.J. O'Neill & Co., E window by Earley & Powell. For Rev. Peter Bermingham.
Refs: IB 30, 15 Mar 1888, 69(illus.)

Building: CO. KILDARE, MAYNOOTH, ST PATRICK'S COLLEGE
Date: 1888
Nature: Entrant in limited competition for completion of chapel. Design exh. RHA.
Refs: Architect 43, 28 Oct 1887, 259; IB 29, 1 Nov 1887, 306; RHA 1888 (no. 472)

Building: CO. MONAGHAN, CARRICKMACROSS, ST LOUIS CONVENT
Date: 1889
Nature: New boarding school attached to convent. FS laid Spring 1889.  Complete by Nov 1889.  Contractor for steam laundry fittings: Maguire & Son, Dawson St, Dublin.
Refs: IB 31, 1 Apr 1889, 96;  Kevin V. Mulligan, The Buildings of Ireland: South Ulster (2013), 219.

Building: CO. CORK, CORK, FATHER MATHEW QUAY, CHURCH OF THE HOLY TRINITY (RC, CAPUCHIN)
Date: 1889
Nature: Invited to take part in limited competition for completing church.
Refs: IB 31, 1 May 1889, 124

Building: CO. TYRONE, DUNGANNON, KILLYMAN ROAD, CHURCH OF ST PATRICK (RC)
Date: 1889
Nature: Interior completed with painted decoration designed by the architect.
Refs: IB 31, 1 May 1889, 115(illus.)

Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, CECILIA STREET, NO. 004 (CATHOLIC UNIVERSITY MEDICAL SCHOOL)
Date: 1891
Nature: Enlargement. Work started Jul 1891. Almost complete by Nov 1891. Contractor: Conolly & Son,. Dominick St Up.
Refs: IB 33, 1 Nov 1891, 246

Building: CO. DONEGAL, BUNDORAN, STATION ROAD, ST LOUIS CONVENT
Date: 1891
Nature: New convent. Gothic with 7-bay, 2-storey front; projecting central bay surmounted by gabled statue niche
Refs: Plans, s & d. 12 Jan 1891, in convent (B of I); 62nd Report of the National Education Commissioners in Ireland (1895), 340; Alistair Rowan, The Buildings of Ireland: North West Ulster (1979), 157

Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, GREEN STREET, COURT HOUSE
Date: 1893
Nature: Alterations and improvements to value of £4,719.  Contractor: John Good (contract signed 15 Feb 1893). (Subject of lawsuit, 1898.)
Refs: Irish Times, 14 Jun 1898.

Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, ST MICHAN'S STREET, CITY WEIGH-HOUSE
Date: 1894
Nature: Tenders invited for erection of new weigh-house for Dublin Corporation, Jul 1894.
Refs: Irish Times, 26 Jul 1894.

Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, ARRAN STREET EAST (& MARY'S LANE), FISH & VEGETABLE MARKETS
Date: 1894
Nature: Corporation applies for loan for erection of additional buildings to accommodate wholoesale dealers.
Refs: Irish Times, 10 Nov 1894.

Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, ARRAN STREET EAST (& MARY'S LANE), FISH & VEGETABLE MARKETS
Date: 1895-98
Nature: Addition in St Michan's St,  for Dublin Corporation. Tenders invited, Apr 1895.
Refs: Irish Times, 9 Apr 1895;  IB 40, 15 Sep 1898, 142.

Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, BLACKHALL PLACE AREA, HOUSING SCHEME
Date: 1896
Nature: 85 tenements, for Dublin Corporation, consisting of series of 2-storey buildings each of which contains 4 families and 15 separate 4-roomed houses, some containing shops. Contractor: Michael Glynn, North Brunswick St, or Thomas Connolly? Opened 3 Oct 1896.
Refs: IAA, PKS B17/02;  Irish Times, 23 May,5 Oct 1896;   B 70, 6 Jun 1896, 496; IB 43, 18 Jul 1901, 801

Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, ST JOSEPH'S PLACE, HOUSING SCHEME
Date: 1896
Nature: Existing buildings in White's Lane area demolished, roads laid out, and about 80 red brick, single-storey, 3 apartment cottages erected, occupying five short streets. For Dublin Corporation. Opened, 3 Oct 1896.
Refs: Irish Times, 23 May,5 Oct 1896;  B 70, 6 Jun 1896, 496; IB 43, 18 Jul 1901, 801

Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, BRIDE'S ALLEY AREA, HOUSING SCHEME
Date: 1896-97
Nature: 60 houses of 7 different classes, mostly 2- and 3-storey, proposed for area bounded by St Nicholas Church(N), Bride's Alley(S), Werburgh & Bride Sts(E) and Nicholas & Patrick Sts (W), providing accommodation for 128 families.
Refs: B 70, 6 Jun 1896, 496;   Irish Times, 8 Apr 1897.

Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, MARROWBONE LANE, CORPORATION DISINFECTING DEPARTMENT
Date: 1897
Nature: Addition, including new stables and mortuary.
Refs: IAA, PKS 0770 and A08 (Dec 1897); IB 39, 15 Dec 1897, 237

Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, KEVIN STREET LOWER, CITY OF DUBLIN TECHNICAL SCHOOLS
Date: 1897-98
Nature: New building in progress to be raised to height of 3 storeys. For Governors of City of DublinTechnical Schools.
Refs: Irish Times, 13 Jan 1897.

Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, WILLIAM STREET NORTH, PUBLIC LIBRARY
Date: 1898
Nature: Tenders invited for erecting new library, Oct 1898. Fior Dublin Corporation Public Libraries Committee.
Refs: Irish Times, 18 Oct 1898.

Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, BUCKINGHAM STREET LOWER, FIRE STATION
Date: 1898-1900
Nature: New building with 5-bay, 3-storey facade.  Tenders invited Nov 1898; opened Aug 1900. Cost: £8,000. Contractor: J. Pemberton & Son, Charlemont St.
Refs: IB 40, 1 Nov 1898, 165; 41, 15 Nov 1899, 184; 42, 1 Sep 1900, 467; 43, 13 Mar 1902, 1072;  Irish Times, 5 Nov 1898;  Christine Casey, The Buildings of Ireland: Dublin (2005), 182.

Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, CORK HILL, ROYAL EXCHANGE (CITY HALL)
Date: 1899
Nature: Replacement Portland stone pavement of central hall and entrace hall with marble and mosaic floor made from Irish and Sicilian marbles. New Porland stone pavement with black dots laid in portico. Contractor: H. Sibthorpe & Son, Molesworth St. Clerk of Works: P. Bride.
Refs: IB 41, 15 Nov 1899, 184

Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, CHARLEVILLE MALL, NO. 016 & 17 (PUBLIC LIBRARY)
Date: 1899;1907
Nature: Opened Dec 1899. Contractor: Joseph Pemberton & Son, Charlemont St.   Addition, 1907;  opened, 1910. Contractor: J. Navagh (£3,458)
Refs: IB 41, 1 Aug,15 Nov,15 Dec 1899, 93,184,213; 49, 23 Feb,20 Apr,18 May 1907, 136,288,370; Brendan Grimes, Irish Carnegie Libraries: a catalogue and architectural history (1998), 114-115(illus.);  Christine Casey, The Buildings of Ireland: Dublin (2005), 180.

Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, DAWSON STREET, MANSION HOUSE (INCLUDING ROUND ROOM)
Date: 1900
Nature: Redecoration and renovation. Ornamental overdoor with city arms placed over main doorway in Round Room. New panelled ceiling in entrance hall. Ornamental raised plaster ceiling and electroliers installed in drawing room. Stained glass window by 'Mr Clarke' installed in first lobby over main staircase.
Refs: Irish Times, 10 Mar 1900;   IB 42, 1 Apr 1900, 323

Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, BRIDE'S ALLEY AREA, HOUSING SCHEME
Date: 1900-01
Nature: 9 blocks of 3- and 4-storey artisans' dwellings, for Dublin Corporation on Nicholas St, Werbugh St and Ross Rd.. Contractor: Thomas Mackey, Lr Camden St. Cost: £18,000.
Refs: IAA, PKS A08 (Nov 1900);  Irish Times, 28 Sep,19 Dec 1899,11,12 Jul 1900;  IB 42, 15 Jan,1 Aug,1,15 Sep,15 Oct 1900, 243,434,468,483,520; 43, 30 Jan 1901, 619;  Christine Casey, The Buildings of Ireland: Dublin (2005), 654.

Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, STORE STREET, MORGUE & CORONER'S COURT
Date: 1900-02
Nature: New; 'nearly complete' in Apr 1902.Contractor: Thomas Mackey. Cost £4259.
Refs: IB 42, 1 Jul,1 Sep,1 Dec 1900, 403,467,559; 43, 30 Jan 1901, 606; 44, 24 Apr 1902, 1118

Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, DORSET STREET UPPER, FIRE STATION
Date: 1900-03
Nature: New fire station with campanile, for Dublin Corporation Waterworks Committee.Tenders invited, Mar-Apr 1900.  Not completed until 1903.  Contractor: James Whelan.
Refs: Irish Times, 8 Jan,29 Mar,5 Apr,12 Jul 1900;  IB 42, 15 Apr,1 Jul 1900, 334,403; 43, 15 Aug 1901, 830 (may refer to Buckingham St fire station?);  Christine Casey, The Buildings of Ireland: Dublin (2005), 190.

Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, LORD EDWARD STREET, PUBLIC LIBRARY (PROPOSED)
Date: 1901
Nature: Unexecuted.
Refs: IB 43, 1 Jan 1901, 585

Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, TARA STREET, PUBLIC LIGHTING & GAS METER TESTING STATION
Date: 1902
Nature: Workshop accommodation, for Dublin Corporation.
Refs: IB 43, 28 Aug 1902, 1386

Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, KEVIN STREET LOWER, NO. 018 (PUBLIC LIBRARY)
Date: 1903
Nature: New. Thomas Mackey's tender of £3,988 for erecting same accepted. For Dublin Corporation.
Refs: B 84, 14 Feb 1903, 181;  Christine Casey, The Buildings of Ireland: Dublin (2005), 645.

Building: CO. ARMAGH, ARMAGH, CATHEDRAL ROAD, CATHEDRAL OF ST PATRICK (RC)
Date: 1904
Nature: Restoration and embellishment for Cardinal Logue. Consecrated by Papal Legate Jul 1904.(But cf. Ashlin & Coleman)
Refs: Building News 87 29 Jul 1904, 143; B 87, 6 Aug 1904, 161

Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, MOONEY'S LANE (CLONTARF), HOUSING SCHEME
Date: 1904
Nature: 47? cottages, for Dublin Corporation. Contractor: R. & E. Farmer.
Refs: IB 46, 10 Sep 1904, 598

Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, PEARSE STREET, FIRE STATION
Date: 1904-07
Nature: New central fire station (replacing former brigade HQ in Chatham St) for Dublin Corporation. Tenders sought Dec 1904. Contractor: James Donovan & Son. Cost: £16,450. Opened Sep 1907.
Refs: RHA 1905 (no. 313); IB 43, 10 Oct 1901, 888; 46, 3 Dec 1904, 826; 47, 14,28 Jan,11 Feb 1905, 12,14,45,110; 49, 21 Sep 1907, 669; AJ 23, ? ? 1906, 221;  Christine Casey, The Buildings of Ireland: Dublin (2005),

Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, MONTGOMERY STREET, HOUSING SCHEME
Date: 1904-1905
Nature: Housing scheme for Montgomery & Purdon Sts, for Dublin Corporation. Contractor: Thomas Mackey. Cost £66,000. Clerk of Works: C.P. Leonard.
Refs: IB 46, 3 Dec 1904, 804(illus.); 47, 8 Apr 1905, 249

Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, PURDON STREET, HOUSING SCHEME
Date: 1904-1905
Nature: Housing scheme for Montgomery & Purdon Sts, for Dublin Corporation. Contractor: Thomas Mackey. Cost £66,000. Clerk of Works: C.P. Leonard.
Refs: IB 46, 30 Jul,10 Sep,3 Dec 1904, 490,586,804(illus.); 47, 8 Apr 1905, 249

Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, KILMAINHAM, HOUSING SCHEME
Date: 1905
Nature: Workmen's dwellings, for Dubloin Corporation.
Refs: IB 47, 15 Jul 1905, 494

Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, FAIRVIEW, ELECTRICITY SUB-STATION
Date: 1906
Nature: For Dublin Corporation. Contractor: P. Shortall.
Refs: IB 48, 25 Aug 1906, 688

Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, TOWNSEND STREET, HOUSING SCHEME
Date: 1907
Nature: For Dublin Corporation. Contractor: Egan, Williamstown, Blackrock.
Refs: IB 49, 9 Mar 1907, 176

Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, PEARSE STREET, PUBLIC LIBRARY
Date: 1907-09
Nature: New. Georgian style, faced with Mount Charles stone with Ballinasloe limestone dressings. Opened by Lord Mayor, 1 Apr 1909. Contractor: George Langley (£9,997).
Refs: IB 49, 20 Apr,27 Jul,10 Aug 1907, 288,525,562; 51, 17 Apr,4 Sep 1909, 241,570(illus.);  Freeman's Journal, 2 Apr 1909;  Building News 96, 30 Apr 1909; Brendan Grimes, Irish Carnegie Libraries (1998), 155-157(illus.)

Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, BOLTON STREET, NO. 004-9 (DUBLIN INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, FORMERLY CITY OF DUBLIN TECHNICAL SCHOOLS)
Date: 1907-1911
Nature: New, for Dublin Corporation.Contractor: H. & J. Martin. Tenders sought Jun 1908. Completed Jan 1911.Cost: £34,000.
Refs: IB 49, 9 Feb 1907,100,110; 50, 13 Jun 1908, 383; 53, 21 Jan 1911, 51; 56, 10 Oct 1914, 571; Building News 94, 19,26 Jun 1908, 882,919;  Freeman's Journal, 7,16 Jul 1908,7 Apr 1910;  Christine Casey, The Buildings of Ireland: Dublin (2005), 156.

Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, COOK STREET, HOUSING SCHEME
Date: 1909-1913
Nature: Erection of 45 3-roomed houses for Dublin Corporation. Tenders invited, Feb 1912;  that of of Alexander Hull & Co, Ringsend Rd, for £6,390 accepted.
Refs: Freeman's Journal, 13 Sep 1909, 16 Jun 1910; IB 51, 13 Nov 1909, 725; 55, 4 Jan 1913, 23;  Irish Times, 9 Feb 1912;  Building News 103, 19 Jul 1912, 95.

Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, BRIDE'S ALLEY AREA, HOUSING SCHEME
Date: 1910
Nature: Third section of artisans' dwellings scheme for Dublin Corporation. Contractor: H. & J. Martin. Cost: £7079.17.0.
Refs: Freeman's Journal, 30 Nov 1909, 3 Jun 1910; IB 52, 11 Jun 1910, 382.

Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, INCHICORE, HOUSES (110)
Date: 1911-12
Nature: Scheme of 110 new artisans' dwellings on Oblate site. Nearing completion, Mar 1912.. Contractor: George P. Walsh, Harold's Cross (£13,056). Clerk of Works: Frank Doyle.
Refs: IA & C 1, 18 Feb 1911, 46; IB 54, 2 Mar 1912, 141

Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, THOMAS STREET, FIRE STATION
Date: 1911-13
Nature: New, Georgian style. Redbrick with dressings of Mountcharles stone. Contractor: Alex. Hull & Co., Ringsend.  Officially opened, 21 Jan 1913. Total cost: £7,800.
Refs: IA & C 1, 4 Feb,25 Mar 1911, 19,116; IB 53, 18 Mar 1911, 177; 54, 6 Jan 1912, 18; 55, 1 Feb 1913, 80(illus.);  Irish Times, 22 Jan 1913.

Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, HANOVER STREET EAST, STABLES
Date: 1912
Nature: Tenders invited for erecting new stables at corporation depot.
Refs: Irish Times, 8 Aug 1912

Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, LINENHALL STREET, HOUSING SCHEME
Date: 1912-13
Nature: Housing scheme (estimated cost £8,130) proposed.
Refs: Building News 103, 19 Jul 1912, 95; IB 55, 27 Sep 1913, 617

Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, ORMOND QUAY UPPER, ORMOND MARKET HOUSING SCHEME
Date: 1912-14
Nature: Scheme of 128 3-roomed houses at £165 each on site of Ormond Market (demolished 1890). For Dublin Corporation.
Refs: Irish Times, 3 Apr 1913;   Building News 103, 19 Jul 1912, 95; IB 56, 9 May 1914, 286;  Freeman's Journal, 4,6 Jul 1914;  Christine Casey, The Buildings of Ireland: Dublin (2005), 111.

Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, TRINITY WARD, HOUSING SCHEME
Date: 1912-1915
Nature: Proposed housing scheme on a number of small isolated sites (Luke St, Moss St, Maguinness's Place)  separated by better-class property for large working-class population employed in or around South Quays. Tenders invited, Dec 1914.
Refs: Building News 103, 19 Jul 1912, 95; IB 55, 27 Sep 1913, 617; Freeman's Journal, 4,6 Jul,31 Dec 1914.

Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, BERESFORD STREET, HOUSING SCHEME
Date: 1912-1916
Nature: Housing scheme consisting of 147 3-roomed houses (£165 each) and 34 2-roomed houses (£120 each) on Church St and Beresford St for Dublin Corporation. Tenders invited, Dec 1014. Work started Aug 1915. Contractor: A. Frazer & Co., Lr Gloucester St. Estimated outlay £43,300.
Refs: Building News 103, 19 Jul 1912, 95; 110, 5 Apr 1916, 344(illus.);  Freeman's Journal, 4,6 Jul,31 Dec 1914;   IB 58, 25 Nov 1916, 595

Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, CHURCH STREET, FATHER MATHEW SQUARE HOUSING SCHEME
Date: 1912-1916
Nature: Housing scheme for Dublin Corporation on site bounded by Church St, Beresford St, Mary's La & N King St consisting of 147 3-roomed houses (£165 each) and 34 2-roomed houses (£120 each) on Church St and Beresford St for Dublin Corporation. Tenders invited, Dec 1914. Work started Aug 1915. Contractor: A. Frazer & Co., Lr Gloucester St. Estimated outlay £43,300.
Refs: Building News 103, 19 Jul 1912, 95; 110, 5 Apr 1916, 344(illus.);  Freeman's Journal, 31 Dec 1914;  IB 58, 25 Nov 1916, 595; Jacinta Prunty, Dublin Slums 1800-1925 (1998), 322(illus.)323(illus.);  Christine Casey, The Buildings of Ireland: Dublin (2005), 244,264-5.

Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, ARRAN STREET WEST, CORPORATION WORKSHOPS
Date: 1913
Nature: New workshops. Contractor: P. Shortall.
Refs: IB 55, 8 Nov 1913, 714

Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, CRABBE LANE, HOUSING SCHEME
Date: 1914
Nature: For Dublin Corporation.
Refs: IB 56, 9 May 1914, 288

Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, PARNELL SQUARE, NO. 018 (TECHNICAL INSTITUTE)
Date: 1914
Nature: New technical schools 'at rear of Rutland Square North' for City of Dublin Technical Education Committee. Tenders invited, Apr 1914. Builder: A. Frazer & Co, Dublin & Bray.
Refs: Freeman's Journal,9 Apr 1914;  IB 56, 19 Dec 1914, 689

Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, PIGEON HOUSE ROAD, TUBERCULOSIS HOSPITAL
Date: 1914
Nature: Extension (including or comprising recreation hall), for Dublin Corporation. Tenders invited May 1914.
Refs: IB 56, 28 Feb 1914, 134;  Freeman's Journal, 29 May 1914.

Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, BLACKHALL PLACE AREA, HOUSING SCHEME
Date: 1914
Nature: Tenders invited for building continuation of existing scheme, consisting of 8 2-storey, 4-room houses facing Blackhall Place, May 1914.
Refs: Freeman's Journal, 1,8 May 1914.

Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, ST PAUL STREET, FLATS
Date: 1914
Nature: Tenders invited for erecting 4 2-storey blocks of flats comprising 16 dwellings 'facing a proposed extension of St. Paul Street'.
Refs: Freeman's Journal, 1,8 May 1914.

Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, INCHICORE, HOUSES (113)
Date: 1914-1916
Nature: For Dublin Corporation. Tenders invited, May 1914. Contractor: Alex Hull.
Refs: Freeman's Journal, 1,8 May 1914; IB 58, 19 Aug 1916, 399

Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, TOWN PLAN
Date: 1914-1916
Nature: CJM One of 3 adjudicators of Design for a Town Plan of Dublin competition of 1914.   Adjudication did not take place until Sep1916.
Refs: P. Abercrombie & others, Dublin of the Future (1922), 49.

Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, NEWFOUNDLAND STREET, HOUSES
Date: 1916
Nature: Plans prepared for erection of houses on North Lotts St and Newfoundland St areas, at estimated cost of £219,781.
Refs: Building News 110, 8 Mar 1916, 252

Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, NORTH LOTTS AREA, HOUSES
Date: 1916
Nature: Plans prepared for erection of houses on North Lotts St and Newfoundland St areas, at estimated cost of £219,781.
Refs: Building News 110, 8 Mar 1916, 252

Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, SPITALFIELDS, HOUSING SCHEME
Date: 1917
Nature: Housing scheme. Contractor: John Clarke, Clanbrassil St upr (£22,918).
Refs: IB 59, 17 Feb,9 Jun 1917, 82,278

Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, TARA STREET, PUBLIC BATHS
Date: 1917
Nature: Alts. & imps. £7,000.
Refs: IB 59, 17 Mar 1917, 125

Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, RIALTO, JAMES'S WALK HOUSING SCHEME
Date: 1920
Nature: New dwellings nearing completion for Dublin Corporation.
Refs: IB 62, 20 Nov 1920, 725

Building: CO. WEXFORD, BUNCLODY, ST MARY'S CONVENT (FAITHFUL COMPANIONS OF JESUS)
Date: ?
Nature: -
Refs: IB 51, 29 May 1909, 325

Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, CHURCH STREET, CHURCH OF ST MARY OF THE ANGELS (RC, CAPUCHIN)
Date: ?
Nature: Adds.
Refs: IB 51, 29 May 1909, 325

Author Title Date Details
Mccarthy, Charles James 'Some intentional irregularities in Italian mediaeval architecture' 1899 IB 41, 1 Feb 1899, 13-22. (Lecture delivered to RIAI 26 Jan 1899; lecture given again to AAI on 18 Dec 1900, and summarized in IB 43, 1 Jan 1901, 583.)
Mccarthy, Charles James [President's inaugural address to AAI] 1901 IB 43, 24 Oct 1901, 910.
Mccarthy, Charles James 'Some aspects of the housing problem' 1911 IB 53, 2 Sep 1911, 584. (Summary of paper read at Congress of Royal Institute of Public Health.)
Mccarthy, Charles James 'Reconstruction of the Sackville Street Area: City Architect's Report' 1917 IB 59, 27 Oct 1917, 542.