Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Architectural partnership, of Dublin. When JAMES HENRY WEBB  JAMES HENRY WEBB terminated his partnership with LUCIUS O'CALLAGHAN  LUCIUS O'CALLAGHAN and LOUIS FRAN LOUIS FRAN ÇOIS GIRON  OIS GIRON on 31 August 1931, the practice, known until that date as O'CALLAGHAN & CALLAGHAN & amp; WEBB, continued under the name of O'Callaghan & Giron until O'Callaghan's death on 5 December 1954. Giron carried on the practice, still under the same name, at 31 South Frederick Street until circa 1957 and thereafter at 1 Upper Pembroke Street, where he remained until his retirement, probably circa 1964. Pupils and assistants in the office included WILLIAM HENRY WARD. WILLIAM HENRY WARD.

See WORKS (works from 1955 onwards are listed under L.F. Giron)



References

The dates of the partnership and of O'Callaghan's death come from handwritten notes by Jones in file O18, his source apparently being a telephone conversation with an unknown interlocutor (probably Giron himself).


18 work entries listed in chronological order for O'CALLAGHAN & GIRON


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Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, ANNAMOE ROAD (CABRA), ANNAMOE GARAGE
Date: 1931
Nature: Boundary wall and entrance.
Refs: IB 73, 1 Aug 1931, 685

Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, BUTT BRIDGE (NEW)
Date: 1932
Nature: Reinforced concrete with balustrade of chiselled granite. Opened 1932.  Designed by J.J. Mallagh with P.F. Purcell.  Architectural details designed by O'Callaghan & Giron.   For Dublin Port & Docks Board.
Refs: IB 74, 26 Mar,23 Apr 1932, 289(illus.),369;   F.W. Bond, 'The reconstruction of Butt Bridge, Dublin', TICEI 59 (1932-33), 35-98;  H.A. Gilligan, A History of the Port of Dublin (1988), 99;  R.C. Cox & M.H. Gould, Civil Engineering Heritage: Ireland (1998), 39.


Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, BRIDE STREET NEW, IVEAGH FLATS
Date: 1932-33
Nature: Block of self-contained flats with rear galleries for Iveagh Trust. Contractor: G. & T. Crampton.
Refs: Ruth McManus, Crampton Built (Dublin: G. & T. Crampton, 2008), 105(illus.)


Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, ABBEY STREET LOWER, NO. 012 (YOUNG MEN'S CHRISTIAN ASSOCIATION )
Date: 1933
Nature: Adds. & alts. to Metropolitan Hall for YMCA.
Refs: IAA, PKS 0179

Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, ANNAMOE ROAD (CABRA), ANNAMOE GARAGE
Date: 1933
Nature: Sanitary annexe. Contractor: Bernard Mitchell.
Refs: IB 75, 22 Apr 1933, 338

Building: CO. DONEGAL, DONEGAL, DIAMOND, FOUR MASTERS MEMORIAL
Date: 1934
Nature: Unveiled recently by Bishop of Raphoe, Dr McNeely. Bequest of P.M. Gallagher, solicitor.
Refs: IB 76, 10 Feb 1934, 110

Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, MERRION ROAD (BALLSBRIDGE), ROYAL DUBLIN SOCIETY
Date: 1934
Nature: L O'C prepares plans for proposed reconstruction of present South Hall for industrial purposes.
Refs: IB 76, 11 Aug 1934, 661

Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, KILDARE STREET, NO. 023-28 (DEPARTMENT OF INDUSTRY & COMMERCE)
Date: 1935
Nature: Competition entrants.
Refs: IB 8, 8 Feb 1936, ? (critique of entries by 'Wisbech', i.e. John O' Gorman).

Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, GRENVILLE STREET, ST VINCENT DE PAUL HALL
Date: 1936-37
Nature: New hall. Contractor: J. Brennan & Sons, North Strand.
Refs: IB 78, 8 Aug 1936, 716

Building: CO. LIMERICK, LIMERICK, PERY SQUARE, CARNEGIE LIBRARY
Date: 1944-1946
Nature: Extension. Electric lighting installed to designs of N. Mathews, BE, 1946.
Refs: IB 86, 2 Dec 1944, 498; 88, 23 Mar 1946, 172

Building: CO. LIMERICK, LIMERICK, MUNICIPAL ART GALLERY
Date: 1945-46
Nature: New art gallery for Irish paintings designed by L O'C. Cost: £6000
Refs: IB 87, 11 Aug 1945, 410; 88, 21 Sep 1946, 606

Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, ELY PLACE UPPER, NO. 015 (ROYAL HIBERNIAN ACADEMY)
Date: 1946
Nature: New gallery at rear designed by L O'C.
Refs: IB 88, 9 Feb 1946, 78I

Building: CO. DUBLIN, BALBRIGGAN, SUNSHINE HOUSE
Date: 1948
Nature: Addition.
Refs: IB 90, 10 Jul 1948, 554

Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, KEVIN STREET UPPER, NO. 001-011 (IVEAGH FLATS)
Date: 1949;1951
Nature: Installation of laundry and boiler house, 1949. Reconstruction of dust chutes, 1951. For Iveagh Trust.
Refs: IB 91, 2 Apr 1949, 302

Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, CRUMLIN ROAD, NO. 001 (ADJOINING)
Date: 1950
Nature: Rent office, for Iveagh Trust.
Refs: IB 92, 30 Sep 1950, 1052

Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, EAST WALL ROAD, NO. 054-72 (COLLEN BROS)
Date: 1952
Nature: Alts. to gate.
Refs: IB 94, 24 May 1952, 544

Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, ANNAMOE ROAD (CABRA), ANNAMOE GARAGE
Date: 1954
Nature: Reconstruction of entrance to Annamoe Garage, Old Cabra Rd (sic).
Refs: IB 96, 6 Nov 1954, 1099

Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, MERRION ROAD (BALLSBRIDGE), ROYAL DUBLIN SOCIETY
Date: 1954
Nature: Extension to Simmonscourt Hall for RDS.
Refs: IB 96, 20 Nov,4 Dec 1954, 1145,1207