Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Engineer, of Drogheda, Co. Louth, active in the first quarter of the twentieth century. John Paul O'Brien, who, according to his 1911 census return, was born in Co. Meath in 1865 or 1866,  was an assistant county surveyor for Co. Louth. At the time of the 1911 census, he had been married for a year to his Co. Meath-born wife, Elizabeth, and had a daughter, Cathleen.(1)  A son was born on 8 December 1913.(2)

Association of Municipal & County Engineers: admitted member, 1 October 1921.(3)

Address: 26 St Laurence Street, Drogheda, 1911;  106 West Street, Drogheda, <=1921->=1923.(4)
Home: Sunnyside, Drogheda, 1913.(5)

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References



(1)   A notice of her birth on 27 Sep 1910  is in Freeman's Journal, 29 Sep 1910.
(2) Sunday Independent, 14 Dec 1913.
(3) IB 63, 22 Oct 1921, 701.
(4) IB 63, 26 Feb 1921, 130; 65, 21 Apr 1923, 302.
(5) See note 2, above.


4 work entries listed in chronological order for O'BRIEN, JOHN PAUL


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Building: CO. LOUTH, DROGHEDA AREA, HOUSES (085)
Date: 1910
Nature: Prepares scheme of 85 houses at total cost of £16,378, for Drogheda RDC.
Refs: IB 52, 29 Oct 1910, 671

Building: CO. MEATH, BELLEWSTOWN, RACE COURSE
Date: 1921
Nature: Tenders invited for erection and reconstruction of buildings in paddock for stewards of Bellewstown race course..
Refs: IB 63, 26 Feb 1921, 130

Building: CO. MEATH, ARDCATH, CHURCH OF ST MARY (RC)
Date: 1921
Nature: Tenders invited for carrying out repairs, for Rev. J. Leonard, PP.
Refs: IB 63, 30 Jul 1921, 518

Building: CO. MEATH, BALFADDOCK (SLANE), HOUSE
Date: 1923
Nature: Tenders invited for erection of residence for Thomas Marry.
Refs: IB 65, 21 Apr 1923, 302