Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Architectural practice, of Dundalk, formed when JOHN FRANCIS MCGAHON  JOHN FRANCIS MCGAHON took his son THOMAS PIUS MCGAHON  THOMAS PIUS MCGAHON into partnership circa 1930. Thomas McGahon continued the practice under the same name after his father's death in 1936 and was later joined by his younger brother Cormac G. McGahon, who was elected a student of the RIAI in 1937. The practice was still active, with the two brothers as sole partners, in 1968.

Address: 9-18 Exchange Buildings, Dundalk, 1931->=1968.

See WORKS; see also works of JOHN FRANCIS MCGAHON  JOHN FRANCIS MCGAHON and THOMAS PIUS MCGAHON. THOMAS PIUS MCGAHON.




11 work entries listed in chronological order for MCGAHON, JOHN F., & SON


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Building: CO. ARMAGH, ARMAGH, CATHEDRAL ROAD, PAROCHIAL HALL (RC)
Date: 1930
Nature: Plans approved by county council.
Refs: Architect & Building News 124, 12 Sep 1930, 343

Building: CO. LOUTH, MILLTOWNGRANGE (DROMISKIN), SEWERAGE
Date: 1931
Nature: -
Refs: IB 73, 18 Jul 1931, 646

Building: CO. LOUTH, ARDEE, DAWSON'S DEMESNE, HOUSES (033)
Date: 1932
Nature: Plans approved & tenders invited. For Town Commissioners.
Refs: IB 74, 22 Oct 1932, 948,952

Building: CO. LOUTH, DUNDALK, HOUSES (028)
Date: 1932
Nature: For Dundalk Premier Utility Society. Contractor: Thomas McDonald & Sons, Dundalk.
Refs: IB 74, 27 Aug,3 Dec 1932, 782,1092

Building: CO. MONAGHAN, MONAGHAN, HIGH STREET, COUNTY HOSPITAL
Date: 1932-38
Nature: New, replacing hospital housed in old gaol. For Co. Monaghan Board of Health. Consulting architects: W.H. Byrne & Son. Contractor: Robert Cullen & Son, Church St, Portadown
Refs: Drawings, 1932, in W.H. Byrne Collection; IB 74, 10 Sep,17 Dec 1932, 820,1138; 75, 3,17 Jun,29 Jul,7,21 Oct,3 Nov 1933, 478,484,525,656,865,910,936; 76, 1 Dec 1934, 1038; 80, 20 Aug 1938, 694);  Kevin V. Mulligan, The Buildings of Ireland: South Ulster (2013), 473.


Building: CO. MONAGHAN, CARRICKMACROSS, DISTRICT HOSPITAL
Date: 1933
Nature: Plans accepted by Monaghan Board of Health.
Refs: IB 75, 9 Sep 1933, 781

Building: CO. LOUTH, DUNDALK, STAPLETON PLACE, HOUSE
Date: 1933
Nature: Tenders invited for erection of house for Mr Peter Hughes.
Refs: IB 75, 11 Feb 1933, 112

Building: CO. MONAGHAN, BALLYBAY, CLINIC
Date: 1935
Nature: Clinic buildings & other works.
Refs: IB 77, 19 Oct 1935, 965

Building: CO. LOUTH, ARDEE, MONASTERY SCHOOL
Date: 1936
Nature: New.
Refs: IB 78, 25 Jan 1936, 80

Building: CO. LOUTH, DUNDALK, CHAPEL STREET, BOYS' TECHNICAL SCHOOL
Date: 1936-37
Nature: New. By J.F. McGahon & Son (but principally by Thomas McGahon?).
Refs: IB 78, 25 Jan 1936, 74,80; 79, 17 Apr 1937, 331(illus.); Christine Casey & Alistair Rowan, The Buildings of Ireland: North Leinster (1993), 274

Building: CO. MEATH, NAVAN, LYRIC CINEMA
Date: 1942a
Nature: New cinema completed, 1942. Curved bastion-like projection on fa├žade with a triple-layered canopy.
Refs: IB 84, 14 Feb 1942, 69