Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Architect, of Belfast. John Joseph McDonnell, son of John McDonnell, was born in Belfast on 1 December 1857 and was educated at Roseland Academy and privately. He received his architectural training in the office of TIMOTHY HEVEY  TIMOTHY HEVEY and set up his own practice in 1881. In about 1921 he formed the partnership of MCDONNELL MCDONNELL , LAMONT & LAMONT & amp; MCDONNELL  MCDONNELL presumably with HUGH LAMONT  HUGH LAMONT and with his son ALEXANDER EDWARD MCDONNELL ALEXANDER EDWARD MCDONNELL . At about the same time his health began to fail. He died on 23 September 1924 at his house, Loretto, 630 Ravenhill Road, Belfast. McDonnell was a Justice of the Peace from 1893 and a member of the Corporation from the late 1890s. He was married in 1886 to Hessie, daughter of James Brennan, of Belfast, by whom he had four sons and four daughters.

McDonnell's pupils and assistants included T.M. BELL, ROBERT DONNELLY ROBERT DONNELLY , EDWARD P. NOBLE  EDWARD P. NOBLE and THOMAS J. O'NEILL.& THOMAS J. O'NEILL.& #160;  He was a subscriber to George Lister Sutcliffe, The Principles and Practice of Modern House-Construction (London, 1898).

Material relating to McDonnell and Hugh Lamont is among the J.J. Brennan papers in PRONI, D2403.

RIAI: elected member, 7 April 1884, having been proposed by JAMES MCKINNON  JAMES MCKINNON and seconded by JOHN BOYD  JOHN BOYD and WILLIAM BATT WILLIAM BATT , jr.;(1) resigned and re-elected 1914;(2) raised to fellow 1915.(3)
RSUA: original council member, 1901;(4) president, 1906,1907;(5) hon. treasurer, 1908,1909;(6) chairman of joint art committee of RSUA, Belfast Art Society and Ulster Arts Club, 1910.(7)

Addresses: Work:(8) 27 Chichester Street, Belfast, <=1887 until death.
Home: Loretto, 630 Ravenhill Road, Belfast, at time of death.

See WORKS; see also works of MCDONNELL MCDONNELL , LAMONT & LAMONT & amp; MCDONNELL. MCDONNELL.



References

All information in this entry not otherwise accounted for is from the biography of McDonnell in R.M. Young, Belfast and the Province of Ulster in the 20th Century (1909), 600, which is illustrated with a portrait photograph, and from the brief obituary in IB 66, 4 Oct 1924, ?; another obituary (not seen) is in B 127, 3 Oct 1924, 506.

(1) RIAI council meeting minutes, 3 Mar 1884, 232; general meeting minutes, 7 April 1884.
(2) JRIAI (1914), 4.
(3) JRIAI (1916), 9.
(4) RSUA Jubilee Year Book 1951-1952, 17.
(5) RSUA Jubilee Year Book 1951-1952, 5.
(6) See note 5, above.
(7) IB 52, 19 Feb 1910, 117.
(8) From RIAI lists of members.


107 work entries listed in chronological order for MCDONNELL, JOHN JOSEPH


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Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, CHAPEL LANE, CHURCH OF ST MARY (RC)
Date: 1883
Nature: New organ case.
Refs: IB 23, 15 Jul 1883, 218(illus.)

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, ROYAL AVENUE, NO. 004 (ULSTER REFORM CLUB)
Date: 1883
Nature: Competition entrant.
Refs: IB 31, 1 Oct 1889, 245(illus.),251

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, FALLS ROAD (OPPOSITE BROADWAY), BEEHIVE SPIRIT VAULTS & ADJOINING PREMISES
Date: 1888
Nature: To be rebuilt.
Refs: Architect 39, 27 Jan 1888, suppl. p.2

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, FALLS ROAD, CHURCH OF ST PAUL (RC) & PRESBYTERY
Date: 1888-89
Nature: Church dedicated 1888. Presbytery completed Aug 1889 (Contractor: W.J. Hegan). High altar and 2 side altars executed by Purdy & Millard, Belfast, with hammered brass safe by Riddel & Co. Schools and literary hall adjoining church proposed.
Refs: IB 31, 15 Sep 1889, 233(illus.),235

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, EAST BRIDGE STREET, HOUSE, SHOPS, DWELLINGS & STORES
Date: 1889
Nature: For Mr Francis Gilmore. Tender of H. Fulton for £2,213 accepted.
Refs: Architect 42, 12 Jul 1889, suppl. p.3; IB 31, 15 Jul 1889, 187

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, SPRINGFIELD ROAD, HOUSES (013)
Date: 1889
Nature: Tender of Fitzpatrick Bros (£2,795) for building same accepted.
Refs: IB 31, 15 Jul 1889, 187; Architect 42, 12 Jul 1889, suppl. p.2

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, DERRYVOLGIE AVENUE, CHURCH OF ST BRIGID (RC)
Date: 1891
Nature: Romanesque in red & blue polychrome brick.
Refs: Paul Larmour, The Architectural Heritage of Malone & Stranmillis (UAHS, 1991), 58-59,63(illus.)

Building: CO. ARMAGH, LURGAN, NORTH STREET, CHURCH OF ST PETER (RC, SHANKILL PARISH)
Date: 1893-1897
Nature: Partial rebuilding, for Rev. James O'Hare, PP. Contractor: D. McNaughton, Randalstown. ?And tower (1900, dedicated 25 Aug 1901, see IB 43, ? ? 1901, 845)
Refs: PRONI, W.H. Stephens & Sons papers, D1898/1/14; B 73, 24 Jul 1897, 76; E. Campbell, Ecclesiastical Buildings in the Diocese of Dromore (1940), ?;  Kevin V. Mulligan, The Buildings of Ireland: South Ulster (2013), 427.

Building: CO. ARMAGH, DROMINTEE, CHURCH OF ST PATRICK (RC)
Date: 1896
Nature: Proposal for upper stage of tower, including broach spire.  Executed in modified form.
Refs: P.J. Geraghty, A Heritage in Stone: the life and career of architect John Murray (1994), 43-46(illus.); Kevin V. Mulligan, The Buildings of Ireland: South Ulster (2013), 335. 

Building: CO. TYRONE, CLONOE, KING'S ISLAND CHURCH (RC)
Date: 1896
Nature: 'recently dedicated by Cardinal Logue'. Builder: Joseph Boyle, Cookstown.
Refs: B 70, 27 Jun 1896, 565

Building: CO. DOWN, TEECONNAUGHT (CROSSGAR), CHURCH (RC)
Date: 1897
Nature: New. Late Gothic, at junction of 2 roads. FS laid 25 May 1897. Contractor: Fitzpatrick Bros., Belfast.
Refs: B 72, 8 May 1897, 425

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, LIGONIEL ROAD, CHURCH OF ST VINCENT DE PAUL (RC)
Date: 1897-98
Nature: FS laid 20 Jun 1897; dedicated 12 Jun 1898. Contractor: Courtney & Co., Belfast. Cost by 1898 £8,000. Altar (gift of Michael Little) erected by J. O'Neill.
Refs: IB 39, 15 Jul 1897, 141; 40, 15 Jan,1 Jul 1898, 16,99; B 73, 10 Jul 1897, 32

Building: CO. ARMAGH, PORTADOWN, PRESENTATION CONVENT
Date: 1897p
Nature: New convent for Sisters of the Presentation of the Sacred Heart.
Refs: Specification for building new convent, Aug 1897, in PRONI, D2403/R/1/3/1 (see PRONI e-catalogue); 69th report of the Commissioners of National Education in Ireland (1902), 18

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, CLONARD GARDENS, ST GALL'S REDEMPTORIST MONASTERY
Date: 1898-1900
Nature: Gothic Revival, red brick. Contractor: W.J. Campbell & Son.
Refs: Paul Larmour, Belfast: an illustrated architectural guide (1987), 64 (no. 145, illus.)

Building: CO. ARMAGH, BALLYMACNAB, CHURCH OF ST PATRICK (RC)
Date: 1898a
Nature: New church 'in the heavy rusticated Gothic style of J.J. McDonnell' (Mulligan). Opened by the Cardinal Primate, 26 Jun 1898.
Refs: Date of opening taken from ticket for opening ceremony in the possession of John Mallon of Killyfaddy Road, Tassagh, Armagh, descendant of John? Mallon, carpenter, of Mallon's of Armaghbrague (information from Kieran Rocks. Jan 2015);  Kevin V. Mulligan, The Buildings of Ireland: South Ulster (2013), 410. An undated perspective sketch of 'Ballymacnab church' ( St Patrick?) in in PRONI, D2403/C/1/12/4 (information from Kieran Rocks. Feb 2015).

Building: CO. DOWN, DUNDRUM, BUSINESS PREMISES
Date: 1899
Nature: -
Refs: IB 41, 1 Nov 1899, 177

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, BRUNSWICK STREET, WAREHOUSE (KEOWN & CO.)
Date: 1899
Nature: New warehouse. Contractor: Courtney.
Refs: IB 42, 15 Jan 1900, 246

Building: CO. ANTRIM, WHITEHOUSE, CHURCH OF ST MARY STAR OF THE SEA (RC)
Date: 1899
Nature: New tower and spire and alts. Contractor: Courtney.
Refs: IB 42, 15 Jan 1900, 246; 43, 3 Jul 1902, 1306

Building: CO. DOWN, KILCOO, CHURCH OF ST MALACHY (RC)
Date: 1899-1900
Nature: New church in Perpendicular Gothic style. FS laid 17 Sep 1899. Contractor: W.J. Campbell & Sons, Belfast.
Refs: IB 41, 15 Oct 1899, 157; 42, 1 Jun 1900, 376

Building: CO. LEITRIM, CARRICK-ON-SHANNON, CHURCH (RC, REDEMPTORIST) & MONASTERY
Date: 1900
Nature: Estimates received for new monastery and church.
Refs: IB 42, 1 Jun 1900, 376

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, LOMBARD STREET, NO. 017 (THE MONICO)
Date: 1900
Nature: Alts. & imps.
Refs: Architect 43, 22 Jun 1900, suppl. p.9

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, NEW LODGE ROAD, ST MALACHY'S SCHOOL
Date: 1900
Nature: New Catholic schools. Contractor: John Fegan. Opened 12 Feb 1900. 2 storeys with 80 ft frontage to New Lodge Rd. Accommodation for 500 children. Separate entrances for boys and girls.
Refs: IB 42, 1 Jan 1900, 226; 43, 16 Jan 1901, 599; B 78, 10 Mar 1900, 245

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, NEWTOWNBREDA, MOUNT ORIEL, RESIDENCE
Date: 1900
Nature: New residence at Mount Oriel.
Refs: IB 42, 15 Aug 1900, 451

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, ROYAL AVENUE, NO. 092-100 (PALACE CHAMBERS)
Date: 1900
Nature: 3-storey brick & stucco building on corner of North St which included a pub. Builder: William G. Cullen.
Refs: IB 42, 1 Jun 1900, 373; Marcus Patton, Central Belfast: an historical gazetteer (UAHS, 1993), 289

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, WELLINGTON PARK, NO. 048 & 50
Date: 1900
Nature: Pair of semi-detached red brick houses with Queen Anne detailing.
Refs: Paul Larmour, The Architectural Heritage of Malone & Stranmillis (UAHS, 1991), 180

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, ROYAL AVENUE (& NORTH STREET), LICENSED PREMISES
Date: 1900
Nature: New licensed premises to be built.
Refs: IB 42, 1 Jun 1900, 373

Building: CO. ARMAGH, CLADYMORE, CHURCH OF ST MICHAEL (RC)
Date: 1900
Nature: Proposed improvements or Rev. P. Corr, PP including repositioning of high altar from side wall to end wall, enlargement of roof, &c., also new wall at entrance on road. Contractor for roof: Mallon, Armaghbrague.
Refs: Drawings in possession of John Mallon of Killyfaddy Road, Tassagh, Armagh, descendant of John? Mallon of Mallon's of Armaghbrague (information from Kieran Rocks, Jan 2015).

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, SEAFORDE STREET?, SCHOOL
Date: 1901
Nature: New convent schools for St Matthew's district.
Refs: IB 43, 16 Jan 1901, 599

Building: CO. ARMAGH, BESSBROOK, CONVENT OF MERCY
Date: 1902-1906
Nature: On Maghernahely Hill. 130 ft frontage, 3 storeys. To accommodate 18 sisters. FS laid 9 Apr 1902. Chapel and schools will be included in the building. Contractor: Denis Neary, Newry. Estimated cost about £6,000.
Refs: B 88, 19 Apr 1902, 401; Bessbrook (1945), 47ff.;  Kevin V. Mulligan, The Buildings of Ireland: South Ulster (2013), 202.

Building: CO. GALWAY, ESKER (ATHENRY), ST PATRICK'S REDEMPTORIST MONASTERY
Date: 1903
Nature: New.
Refs: IB 45, 26 Feb,12 Mar 1903, 1618,1634

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, ORMEAU ROAD, NAZARETH BOYS' HOME
Date: 1903-1905
Nature: Home for destitute boys, for Sisters of Nazareth, Ballynafeigh. Tenders received Apr 1903. Consecrated Oct 1905. Cost: £10,000. Contractor: John Fegan.
Refs: Specification, Feb 1903, in PRONI, D2403/R/1/1/1(see PRONI e-catalogue); IB 45, 26 Mar,23 Apr 1903, 1654,1710; 47, 21 Oct,4 Nov 1905, 746,790; Paul Larmour, Belfast: an illustrated architectural guide (1987), 76 (sub no. 171)

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, DONEGALL STREET, NO. 113-117 (IRISH NEWS)
Date: 1905
Nature: New premises. Tenders invited Sep/Oct 1905.
Refs: IB 47, 7 Oct 1905, 694; B 89, 30 Sep 1905, 352; Marcus Patton, Central Belfast: an historical gazetteer (UAHS, 1993), 128-9

Building: CO. TYRONE, BARR, CHURCH (RC)
Date: 1906
Nature: Renovation. Architect: 'J.J. O'Donnell'. Contractor: Felix O'Hare, Warrenpoint.
Refs: IB 48, 8 Sep 1906, 730

Building: CO. DOWN, BARR, CHURCH (RC)
Date: 1906
Nature: Imps. & renovation. Contractor: Felix O'Hare, Warrenpoint. Cost: £2,000.
Refs: IB 48, 8 Sep 1906, 730

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, DIVIS STREET, IRISH NATIONAL FORESTERS' HALL & CLUB ROOMS
Date: 1906
Nature: New. Contractor: McKee & McNally, Dungannon.
Refs: IB 48, 8 Sep 1906, 730

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, MYRTLEFIELD PARK, NO. 035
Date: 1906
Nature: Red brick with wavy copings to porch and gables.
Refs: Paul Larmour, The Architectural Heritage of Malone & Stranmillis (UAHS, 1991),139

Building: CO. MONAGHAN, MONAGHAN, ST LOUIS CONVENT INDUSTRIAL SCHOOL
Date: 1907
Nature: New school. Tenders invited, Feb 1906.  in progress of erection, Jan 1907.. Contractors: D. & A. McNaughten, Randalstown, Co. Antrim.
Refs: B 90, 24 Feb 1906, 215;  IB 49, 12 Jan 1907, 39

Building: CO. CAVAN, CAVAN, ST PATRICK'S DIOCESAN COLLEGE
Date: 1907
Nature: Adds. & imps., 1907. Renovation, 1915.
Refs: IB 49, 7 Sep 1907, 629; 57, 16 Jan 1915, 34

Building: CO. MONAGHAN, MONAGHAN, ST MACARTAN'S SEMINARY
Date: 1907
Nature: New wing. Builder: J. McAdorey & Son, Dundalk.
Refs: IB 49, 1 Jun,16 Nov 1907, 394,798. (Do unsigned, undated plans of seminary  including dormitory bedrooms, library, chapel and study hall in PRONI, DIORC/1/7/34-35 relate to this work? See PRONI e-catalogue);  Kevin V. Mulligan, The Buildings of Ireland: South Ulster (2013), 482.

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, CLONARD GARDENS, ST GALL'S REDEMPTORIST MONASTERY
Date: 1907
Nature: Conversion of 4 rooms on 1st floor into library.
Refs: Specification, Sep 1907, in PRONI, D2403/R/1/1/3 (see PRONI e-catalogue).

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, ANN STREET, LICENSED PREMISES
Date: 1907
Nature: New licensed premises, for Owen McMahon, Esq.
Refs: Estimate for plumbing and gasfitting, n.d., specification for work to be done, 1907, in PRONI, D2403/R/4/1/1,2 (see PRONI e-catalogue).


Building: CO. CAVAN, SHERCOCK, CHURCH OF ST PATRICK (RC)
Date: 1907-09
Nature: New altar and other improvements at cost of £800 through generosity of O'Neill family of Preston, Lancs, formerly of Shercock. Contractor: Francis Duffy, Park St, Monaghan. Altar erected by Earley & Co., Dublin. Mulligan states that chancel and sacristy were added in 1908.
Refs: IB 49, 16 Nov 1907, 794; 50, 19 Sep 1908, 579; 51, 13 Nov 1909, 726;  Kevin V. Mulligan, The Buildings of Ireland: South Ulster (2013), 532.

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, CLONARD GARDENS, CHURCH OF THE HOLY REDEEMER (RC, REDEMPTORIST)
Date: 1907-1911
Nature: New Early French Gothic church. Tenders invited Jun 1907. FS laid by Bishop of Down & Connor, 4 Oct 1908. Dedicated 1 Oct 1911. Contractor: D. & A. McNaughten, Randalstown. (£20,000). Clerk of Works: D. Griffith.  High altar & 3 life-size marble statues executed by E. Sharp, Dublin.
Refs: IB 49, 15 Jun,7 Sep 1907, 425,629; 50, 17 Oct 1908, 629; 53, 28 Oct 1911; 54, 22 Jun 1912, 362,372(illus.); B 92, 15 Jun 1907, 736; Building News 102, 28 Jun 1912, 936; E. Sharp's publicity booklet (1920s), 58; C.E.B. Brett, Buildings of Belfast (2nd ed., 1985), 74; Paul Larmour, Belfast: an illustrated architectural guide (1987), 64 (no. 146, illus.)

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, WINECELLAR ENTRY, OYSTER & FISH SALOON (JOHN ROONEY)
Date: 1908
Nature: New and more commodious premises for purposes of Oyster & Fish Saloon, for John Rooney. Contractor: James Hogg & Son, Joy St.
Refs: IB 50, 11 Jan 1908, 13

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, SEAFORDE STREET, NATIONAL SCHOOL
Date: 1908-1910
Nature: New male school, for Very Rev. Henry Laverty. Tenders invited, Oct 1908. Builder: W.J. Campbell & Son.
Refs: IB 50, 31 Oct 1908, 671; bill of quantities, Nov 1908, builder's estimate, Dec 1908, memorandum of agreement between bulder and client, 11 Jun 1909, letters from builder to architect re differences over costs, 20 December 1910-5 April 1911, and builder's account, 24 Feb 1911, in PRONI, D2403/R/2/1/2, D2403/A/2/7/1, D2403/R/2/1/3, D2403/R/6/3, and D2403/R/2/1/4 (see PRONI e-catalogue).

Building: CO. MONAGHAN, MONAGHAN, ST LOUIS CONVENT SCHOOL
Date: 1909
Nature: Tenders invited for erecting laboratory and adds. to boarding school.
Refs: B 96, 12 Jun 1909, 712;  Freeman's Journal, 16 Jun 1909.

Building: CO. DOWN, CROSSGAR, SCHOOL
Date: 1909
Nature: Tenders invited for erecting new school buildings.
Refs: B 96, 15 May 1910, 594

Building: CO. ARMAGH, BESSBROOK, CONVENT OF MERCY SCHOOL FOR GIRLS
Date: 1909
Nature: FS of new school in convent grounds on Maghernahely Hill laid 19 May 1909.  Building set at right angles to convent and to have 4 classrooms. Contractor: Denis Neary, Newry.
Refs: Freeman's Journal, 20 May 1909; B 96, 29 May 1909, 652;  Kevin V. Mulligan, The Buildings of Ireland: South Ulster (2013), 202.

Building: CO. MONAGHAN, CASTLEBLAYNEY, YORK STREET, CURATE'S HOUSE
Date: 1909
Nature: New house for Catholic curate. FS laid 29 Jun 1909. Builder: J. Callan.
Refs: IB 51, 6 Feb,10 Jul 1909, 82,437

Building: CO. DOWN, NEWCASTLE, CHURCH OF THE IMMACULATE CONCEPTION (RC)
Date: 1909
Nature: Enlargement and remodelling. Tenders invited Sep 1909.
Refs: IB 51, 18 Sep 1909, 598; B 97, 11 Sep 1909, 298

Building: CO. MONAGHAN, MONAGHAN, BROAD ROAD, ST LOUIS CONVENT
Date: 1909
Nature: New wing. Contractor: James McAdorey, Dundalk.
Refs: IB 51, 24 Jul 1909, 469

Building: CO. MONAGHAN, MONAGHAN, ST LOUIS CONVENT SCHOOL
Date: 1909-10
Nature: New science laboratory class rooms and dormitories. Tenders invited Jun 1909. Approaching completion Oct 1910. Contractor: James McAdorey & Son, Dundalk.
Refs: IB 51, 26 Jun,24 Jul 1909, 405,469; 52, 29 Oct 1910, 671; B 96, 19 Jun 1909, 740

Building: CO. LEITRIM, KILLASNET (MANORHAMILTON), CHURCH OF THE ANNUNCIATION (RC)
Date: 1909-11
Nature: New church in 'diminshed' Gothic style to seat 600.  For Rev. P. O'Reilly, PP.  Tenders invited, Jul 1909. Opened May 1911. Contractor: Courtney & Co. Final cost £24,000. (Originally to be called church of St Osnett.)
Refs: Freeman's Journal, 24 Jul 1909;  IB 52, 15 Oct 1910, 644; 53, 21 Jan,27 May 1911, 51,362

Building: CO. MONAGHAN, CASTLEBLAYNEY, NATIONAL SCHOOLS (CONVENT OF MERCY)
Date: 1909-1912
Nature: New schools, for Very Rev. Canon Callan, PP.. Builder: Patrick. Ritchie & Co., N Queen St, Belfast.
Refs: IB 51, 10 Jul,7 Aug 1909, 437,502; 54, 3 Feb,13 Apr,28 Sep 1912, 81,224,558; Freeman's Journal, 31 Jul 1909.

Building: CO. MONAGHAN, CARRICKMACROSS, ST LOUIS CONVENT
Date: 1909-1915
Nature: New chapel to be built. Tenders invited Jun 1909, May 1912, May 1913. FS laid Sep or Oct 1913. Contractor: Maginnis, Dundalk.
Refs: Tender from unnamed builder, May 1913, and bill of quantities for stonecutter's work, Aug 1913, in IAA, Acc. 2009/149.1/1-2; IB 51, 12 Jun,7 Aug 1909, 374,501; 54, 20 Jan,25 May 1912, 51,320; 55, 11 Oct 1913, 655; 57, ? ?,20 Nov 1915, 382(illus.), 506; B 96, 19 Jun 1909, 741; 102, 31 May 1912, 649;  Freeman's Journal, 17 Jun 1909;  Building News 97, 13 Aug 1909, 254; 105, 15 Aug 1913, 222;  Kevin V. Mulligan, The Buildings of Ireland: South Ulster (2013), 219-20

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, SUNNYSIDE STREET, SCHOOL
Date: 1910
Nature: New male and female schools.
Refs: IB 52, 19 Feb 1910, 118

Building: CO. MONAGHAN, CASTLEBLAYNEY, LAUREL HILL, CONVENT OF MERCY
Date: 1910-11
Nature: Tenders, Apr 1910. FS laid by Bishop of Clogher 31 Aug 1910. Contractor: Patrick Ritchie, Belfast.
Refs: B 98, 16 Apr 1910, 448; IB 52, 30 Apr,3 Sep 1910, 285,559; 53, 13 May 1911, 325; Building News 99, 9 Sep 1910, 381;  Kevin V. Mulligan, The Buildings of Ireland: South Ulster (2013), 233.

Building: CO. MONAGHAN, CLONES, CHURCH HILL, ST JOSEPH'S TEMPERANCE HALL
Date: 1910-12
Nature: Adjacent to convent schools. Work begun 1911. Formally opened by Bishop of Clogher May 1912. Contractor: Isaac Copeland, Whitla St, Belfast.(£1,650) Expected to be ready by St Patrick's Day, 1912. Final cost £2,200.
Refs: IB 52, 15 Oct 1910, 644; 53, 18 Mar,5 Aug 1911, 178,526; 54, 17 Feb,25 May 1912, 109-10,319; IA & C 1, 11 Mar 1911, 88; Building News 101, 11 Aug 1911, 184;  Kevin V. Mulligan, The Buildings of Ireland: South Ulster (2013), 276.

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, WILLOWFIELD, ST ANTHONY'S SCHOOLS
Date: 1910-1912
Nature: New. Plans approved by Commrs. of National Education but no tender accepted by Jan 1912. To be built concerrently with new church.
Refs: IB 52, 19 Mar 1910, 182; 54, 20 Jan 1912, 51

Building: CO. MONAGHAN, CASTLEBLAYNEY, YORK STREET?, PAROCHIAL HOUSE
Date: 1911
Nature: Tenders invited for enlarging same.
Refs: IA & C 1, 8 Apr 1911, 144; B 100, 28 Apr 1911, 531

Building: CO. CAVAN, COOTEHILL, CONVENT OF MERCY
Date: 1911
Nature: Proposed imps. to entrance.
Refs: IB 53, 7 Jan 1911, 24

Building: CO. MONAGHAN, SHANTONAGH (CASTLEBLAYNEY), PAROCHIAL HOUSE
Date: 1911
Nature: Remodelling & extension.
Refs: IB 53, 15 Apr 1911, 249

Building: CO. MONAGHAN, CASTLEBLAYNEY, PAROCHIAL HOUSE
Date: 1911
Nature: Enlargement. (Also Canon's House?).
Refs: Kevin V. Mulligan, The Buildings of Ireland: South Ulster (2013),

Building: CO. MONAGHAN, CORCREAGH, CHURCH (RC)
Date: 1912
Nature: Tenders invited for adds.
Refs: IB 54, 7 Dec 1912, 700; B 103, 13 Dec 1912, 730

Building: CO. MONAGHAN, CORDUFF, CHURCH OF ST MICHAEL (RC)
Date: 1912
Nature: Tenders invited for adds.
Refs: IB 54, 7 Dec 1912, 700; B 103, 13 Dec 1912, 730

Building: CO. CAVAN, BAILIEBOROUGH, PAROCHIAL HOUSE
Date: 1912
Nature: To be erected.
Refs: IB 54, 3 Feb 1912, 86;  Kevin V. Mulligan, The Buildings of Ireland: South Ulster (2013), 148.

Building: CO. CAVAN, CASTLETARA (BALLYHAISE), CHURCH (RC)
Date: 1912
Nature: Alts. & imps.
Refs: IB 54, 8 Jun,3 Aug 1912, 348,463

Building: CO. DOWN, KILLYLEAGH, NATIONAL SCHOOL
Date: 1912
Nature: To be erected.
Refs: IB 54, 17 Feb 1912, 118

Building: CO. DOWN, DOWNPATRICK, DOCTOR'S RESIDENCE
Date: 1912
Nature: Tenders invited for erection of same.
Refs: IB 54, 20 Jan 1912, 52

Building: CO. DOWN, NEWCASTLE, MAIN STREET, SHOPS & RESIDENCES
Date: 1912
Nature: Tenders invited for erection of same.
Refs: IB 54, 20 Jan 1912, 52

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, BALLYNAFEIGH, ROSARIO NATIONAL SCHOOLS
Date: 1912
Nature: New school. Tenders invited Feb 1910; 'ready to be proceeded with'., Jan 1912. Contractor : ?R. Corry, University St. (this comes from ref. of 14 Sep 1914 which may not apply to this school)
Refs: B 98, 19 Feb 1910, 212; IB 54, 20 Jan 1912, 51 (?also 14 Sep 1912, 535)

Building: CO. ANTRIM, CRUMLIN, NATIONAL SCHOOL
Date: 1912
Nature: New schools to be erected.
Refs: IB 54, 17 Feb 1912, 110

Building: CO. CAVAN, SHERCOCK, CHURCH OF ST PATRICK (RC)
Date: 1912-14;1915
Nature: Adds. & alts. including raising walls, new roof, ceilings, new lead light windows. Cost: £2,000. Boundary wall, gates & railings erected 1915. Contractor: Francis Duffy, Park St, Monaghan. According to Mulligan, tower was also raised and given belfry.
Refs: IB 54, 3 Feb 1912, 81; 55, 26 Apr, 13 Sep 1913, 288,596; 56, 17 Jan 1914, 44; 57, 14 Aug 1915, 367;  Kevin V. Mulligan, The Buildings of Ireland: South Ulster (2013), 532.

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, WOODSTOCK ROAD, CHURCH OF ST ANTHONY (RC)
Date: 1912-1921
Nature: New church with transepts and tower, in Sielve Donard granite. (McDonnell, Lamont & McDonnell) Tenders being sought 1920. For Rev. George Crolly, PP.
Refs: IB 54, 20 Jan 1912, 51; 62, 17,31 Jul 1920, 480; 63, 3,17 Dec 1921, 782,809

Building: CO. CAVAN, MANDABAWN (COOTEHILL), CHURCH (RC)
Date: 1913-1915
Nature: Early Gothic new church completed on site of old chapel. Nave, aisles & square apse. Cost over £3,000.
Refs: IB 55, 6 Dec 1913, 776; 57, 28 Aug 1915, 386

Building: CO. ARMAGH, LISLEA, SCHOOL & TEACHER'S RESIDENCE
Date: 1914
Nature: Builder: Henry Savatge, Monaghan St, Newry.
Refs: IB 56, 9 May 1914, 295

Building: CO. ARMAGH, KEADY, CLAYEY?, SCHOOL
Date: 1914
Nature: New.
Refs: IB 56, 12 Sep 1914, 538

Building: CO. CAVAN, BELTURBET, CHURCH (RC, DRUMLANE PARISH)
Date: 1914
Nature: Renovation and alts. to roof. Contractor: Francis Duffy, Park Street, Monaghan.
Refs: IB 56, 6 Jun,29 Aug,26 Sep 1914, 360,518,558

Building: CO. CAVAN, CAVAN, FARNHAM STREET, CATHEDRAL OF SS PATRICK & FELIM (RC, DIOCESE OF KILMORE, OLD)
Date: 1914-1915
Nature: Decoration and renovation.
Refs: IB 56, 19 Dec 1914, 689; 57, 13 Mar 1915, 129

Building: CO. ARMAGH, CROSSMAGLEN, HOUSE
Date: 1914a
Nature: JJM sues John O'Connor, solicitor, for fees in respect of building house for him in Crossmaglen by sub-contract and direct labour.
Refs: Building News 107, 10 Jul 1914, 42-43

Building: CO. CAVAN, BRUSKEY (BALLINAGH), CURATE'S RESIDENCE
Date: 1915
Nature: -
Refs: IB 57, ? ? 1915, 106

Building: CO. DERRY, LAVEY, PAROCHIAL HOUSE
Date: 1915
Nature: -
Refs: IB 57, 24 Apr 1915, 198

Building: CO. DONEGAL, KINLOUGH (BUNDORAN), PAROCHIAL HOUSE
Date: 1915
Nature: Tenders invited for execution of imps. & adds., for Rev. Father Brennan, PP.
Refs: IB 57, 31 Jul 1915, 346

Building: CO. DONEGAL, KINLOUGH (BUNDORAN), CHURCH (RC)
Date: 1915
Nature: Tenders invited for execution of imps. & adds.
Refs: IB 57, 31 Jul 1915, 346

Building: CO. DONEGAL, TULLAGHAN (BUNDORAN), CHURCH (RC)
Date: 1915
Nature: Tenders invited for execution of imps. & adds.
Refs: IB 57, 31 Jul 1915, 346

Building: CO. CAVAN, GLANGEVLIN (DOWRA), CHURCH OF ST PATRICK (RC)
Date: 1916
Nature: Improvements. Tenders sought.
Refs: IB 58, 25 Mar,10 Jun 1916, 143,260; B 110, 24 Mar 1916, 240;  Kevin V. Mulligan, The Buildings of Ireland: South Ulster (2013), 539.

Building: CO. LEITRIM, DRUMEELA (CARRIGALLEN), CHURCH (RC)
Date: 1916
Nature: Tenders invited for carrying out imps.
Refs: Building News 111, 26 Jul 1916, 86; B 111, 28 Jul 1916, 60

Building: CO. TYRONE, DUNNAMORE (KILDRESS), CHURCH OF ST MARY (RC)
Date: 1917
Nature: Imps. & adds. Tenders invited.
Refs: IB 59, 7 Jul 1917, 347; B 113, 20 Jul 1917, 44

Building: CO. LEITRIM, NEWBRIDGE (CORRY), CHURCH (RC)
Date: 1917
Nature: Tenders invited for executing sundry imps.
Refs: IB 59, 14 Apr 1917, 184; B 112, 20 Apr 1917, 260

Building: CO. DOWN, BANGOR, BRUNSWICK ROAD, CHURCH OF ST COMGALL (RC)
Date: 1917
Nature: Recently decorated and new high altar erected.
Refs: IB 59, 6 Jan 1917, 16

Building: CO. LEITRIM, GLENFARNE (MANORHAMILTON), CHURCH OF ST MARY (RC)
Date: 1917
Nature: Tenders invited for executing imps., for the Very Rev. P. Soden, PP.
Refs: IB 59, 12 May 1917, 236; 60, 12 Oct 1918, 394; Buildng News 112, 16 May 1917, 432; B 112, 4 May 1917, 291

Building: CO. LEITRIM, DRUMKEERAN, CHURCH OF ST BRIGID (RC)
Date: 1918
Nature: Alts., adds & imps..
Refs: IB 60, 30 Nov 1918, 522

Building: CO. MONAGHAN, CARRICKMACROSS, ST LOUIS CONVENT
Date: 1918-1920
Nature: Addition; extension to kitchen, boarders' refectory and dormitory.
Refs: Specifications, Jul 1918, Apr 1919 and  Apr 1920, in PRONI, D2403/R/1/5/1-3 (see PRONI e-catalogue).

Building: CO. DOWN, BALLYKILBEG, CHURCH OF ST MALACHY (RC)
Date: 1919
Nature: Tenders invited for carrying out sundry imps. and adds., for Very Rev. William Dempsey, PP.
Refs: B 96, 5 Jun 1909, 687

Building: CO. LEITRIM, AUGHNASHEELAN, CHURCH (RC)
Date: 1919
Nature: Imps.
Refs: IB 61, 22 Nov 1919, 539

Building: CO. CAVAN, COOTEHILL, CHURCH OF ST MICHAEL (RC)
Date: 1919
Nature: Proposed new church.  (Not executed.)
Refs: IB 61, 31 May 1919, 283; 63, 13 Aug 1921, 542(illus.)

Building: CO. ANTRIM, MONEYGLASS (TOOMEBRIDGE), CHURCH OF OUR LADY OF LOURDES (RC)
Date: 1919-1924
Nature: New church of local blue stone with limestone dressings, for Rev. J. O'Nolan. FS laid New Year's Day 1920. Contractor: Robert Gilchrist & Son Ltd, Royal Ave, Belfast. After death of JJM in Sep 1924, Hugh Lamont became architect for remaining works.)
Refs: Bound set of bills of quantities prepared by W.H. Stephens & Sons, Belfast, with compliment slip from latter dated 2 Feb 1921, in IAA, Acc. 2009/149.2;  detailed schedules of quantities for external cut stonework  by W.H. Stephens & Son, Jun,Jul 1920 and Jun 1921, in PRONI, D2403/R/1/2/2,3,4 (see PRONI e-catalogue); letters from Rev. J. O'Nolan to JJM and others re church, Oct 1919-Oct 1926, in PRONI, D2403/R/1/2/1 (see PRONI e-catalogue); sketches of church, &c. in PRONI, D2403/R/1/2/6 (see PRONI e-catalogue);  IB 61, 22 Nov 1919, 539; 62, 17 Jan 1920, 47; 63, 8 Oct 1921, 650(illus.); 66, 4 Oct 1924, 858(obit. of JJM); B 122, 28 Apr 1922, 659(illus.).

Building: CO. MONAGHAN, LISDOONAN (CARRICKMACROSS), CHURCH (RC)
Date: 1920
Nature: Renovation & slating.
Refs: IB 62, 11 Sep 1920, 589

Building: CO. LEITRIM, GLENCAR (MANORHAMILTON), PAROCHIAL HOUSE
Date: 1920
Nature: -
Refs: IB 62, 28 Aug 1920, 561

Building: CO. CAVAN, GLANGEVLIN (DOWRA), PAROCHIAL HOUSE
Date: 1920
Nature: New.
Refs: IB 62, 8 May 1920, 333

Building: CO. CAVAN, SHERCOCK, CURATE'S RESIDENCE
Date: 1920
Nature: -
Refs: IB 62, 31 Jan 1920, 75

Building: CO. CAVAN, SHERCOCK, PAROCHIAL HALL
Date: 1920
Nature: -
Refs: IB 62, 31 Jan 1920, 75

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, WILLOWFIELD CRESCENT, CHURCH OF ST ANTHONY (RC)
Date: 1920
Nature: Tenders invited for erecting same for Very Rev. George Crolly, PP, Jul 1920.
Refs: Freeman's Journal, 27,29,31 Jul 1920.

Building: CO. ANTRIM, TOOME, CHURCH (RC)
Date: 1923-25
Nature: Dedicated and opened 16 Aug 1925 by Dr McRory, Bishop of Down & Connor. Builder: Robert Gilchrist & Son, Belfast. Cost: £80,000.
Refs: IB 65, 24 Mar 1923, 217; 67, 22 Aug 1925, 697; Catholic Directory (1926), 582

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, KNOCKLOFTY PARK, HOUSE
Date: 1929
Nature: New.
Refs: IB 71, 21 Dec 1929, 1138

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, QUEEN STREET UPPER, OFFICE & SHOWROOMS
Date: 1932
Nature: Alts., for J. Dowling & Sons. Plans approved.
Refs: IB 74, 16 Jan 1932, 69

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, DONEGALL STREET (& UPR LIBRARY STREET), GARAGE, SHOWROOMS & OFFICE
Date: 1933
Nature: New motor garage, workshop, showrooms & office, for A.H. Morrow.
Refs: IB 75, 9 Sep 1933, 781