Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Architect, of Cork. Bartholomew ('Bertie') O'Flynn, son of Edmond O'Flynn (d.1917) of Watercourse Road, Cork, and his wife Mary Anne (née O'Callaghan), was born in Cork on 29 January 1874.(1) His father was head of the building firm of E. & P. O'Flynn.(2) He was educated by the Christian Brothers at the North Monastery, Cork, and, when he was nineteen, registered as a first-year engineering student at Queen's College, Cork, in the academic year 1893-94. He received the BA degree in 1895 and the BE degree in 1896. In 1908 he was elected engineer to Cork Board of Guardians, in succession to DANIEL JOHN COAKLEY DANIEL JOHN COAKLEY , and in the same year engineer to Cork Rural District Council.(3) Later he was engineer to the South Cork Board of Public Health and the South Cork Board of Public Assistance. During his career he was responsible for a large amount of public housing.(4) In 1919 or earlier he entered into partnership with DOMINIC MARY O'CONNOR DOMINIC MARY O'CONNOR ;(5) the partnership was dissolved in November 1927.(6)

O'Flynn retired from his duties with the Board of Health in 1941(7) and died in October 1950. The practice was continued by his son EDMOND PATRICK JOSEPH O'FLYNN EDMOND PATRICK JOSEPH O'FLYNN , whom he had taken into partnership circa 1936.

RIAI: elected member, 1920.(8)

Addresses: 47 Watercourse Road, Cork, 1893/94; Lee Villa, Sunday's Well, Cork, 1912;(9) 56 Grand Parade, 1915;(10) 60 South Mall, <=1920(11) until death.(12)

See WORKS; see also works of O'FLYNN & FLYNN & amp; O'CONNOR  CONNOR and B. O'FLYNN & FLYNN & amp; SON.



References

All information in this entry not otherwise accounted for is from the obituary of O'Flynn in IB 92, 14 Oct 1950, 1096, and from the archives of University College, Cork, kindly supplied by Ms Bernie Deasy.

(1) www.familysearch.org.
(2) IB 59, 29 Sep 1917, 493; for an account of this firm see Dublin, Cork & South of Ireland…past & present (1892), 172.
(3) IB 50, 11,25 Jan,16 May 1908, 22,58,318.
(4) In addition to specific projects listed in Works file, see also IB 63, 23 Apr 1921, 302; 81, 2 Jul,19 Aug 28 Oct 1939, 594,718,904.
(5) The first mention of O'Flynn & O'Connor in IB is in the issue for 25 Oct 1919, 485.
(6) IB 69, 26 Nov 1927, 889.
(7) IB 83, 11 Oct 1941, 471.
(8) JRIAI (1921), 2.
(9) IB 54, 25 May 1912, 520.
(10) Guy's Cork Almanac & Directory (1915). 108.
(11) Freeman's Journal, 5 Feb 1920.
(12) From RIAI membership lists.


78 work entries listed in chronological order for O'FLYNN, BARTHOLOMEW


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Building: CO. CORK, CORK, BALLINTEMPLE, SEWERAGE
Date: 1908
Nature: Victoria Rd & Ballintemple sewerage to be carried out according to recommendations of B.O'F, for Cork RDC.
Refs: IB 50, 22 Aug 1908, 510

Building: CO. CORK, CORK, VICTORIA ROAD, SEWERAGE
Date: 1908
Nature: Victoria Rd & Ballintemple sewerage to be carried out according to recommendations of B.O'F, for Cork RDC.
Refs: IB 50, 22 Aug 1908, 510

Building: CO. CORK, CORK, BALLINLOUGH ROAD, SEWERAGE
Date: 1909
Nature: Extension of sewerage along Ballinlough Rd & Boreenmana Rd.
Refs: IB 51, 15 May 1909, 318

Building: CO. CORK, CORK, BOREENMANA ROAD, SEWERAGE
Date: 1909
Nature: Extension of sewerage along Ballinlough Rd & Boreenmana Rd.
Refs: IB 51, 15 May 1909, 318

Building: CO. CORK, CORK, OLD YOUGHAL ROAD, FEVER HOSPITAL
Date: 1910
Nature: New bedrooms and sitting room for nurses. For Cork Board of Guardians.
Refs: IB 52, 1 Oct 1910, 615

Building: CO. CORK, DOUGLAS, SEWERAGE
Date: 1911-1912
Nature: Main drainage and sewerage scheme for Douglas & Blackrock..
Refs: IB 53, 1,15 Apr,22 Jul 1911, 221,254,501

Building: CO. CORK, MONKSTOWN, WATER SUPPLY
Date: 1912
Nature: New cast-iron water main.
Refs: IB 54, 17 Feb 1912, 114

Building: CO. CORK, CORK, DOUGLAS ROAD, HOUSES (002)
Date: 1912
Nature: Tenders invited for erection of same.
Refs: IB 54, 25 May 1912, 320

Building: CO. CORK, CORK, DOUGLAS ROAD, UNION WORKHOUSE
Date: 1912;1914
Nature: New bathrooms, adds. to St Agnes Hospital, 1912. Sanitary annexe to boys' school, 1914. For Cork Board of Guardians.
Refs: IB 54, 20 Jan,25 May,22 Jun 1912, 51,319,379; 56, 26 Sep 1914, 558

Building: CO. CORK, CORK, PATRICK STREET, NO. 089 & 90 (JOHN PERRY & SONS)
Date: 1913
Nature: Extensive alts.for John Perry & Sons, ironmongers.
Refs: IB 55, 21 Aug 1913, 501

Building: CO. CORK, CORK, PAUL STREET, SS. PETER & PAUL'S SCHOOLS
Date: 1914
Nature: Sundry work.
Refs: IB 56, 15 Aug 1914, 498

Building: CO. CORK, CORK, EASON'S HILL, ST MARY'S NATIONAL SCHOOLS
Date: 1914
Nature: Adds. & alts.
Refs: IB 56, 15 Aug 1914, 498

Building: CO. CORK, CORK, COMMONS ROAD (MILLFIELD), CORK SPINNING & WEAVING CO.
Date: 1915
Nature: Coal store, mechanics' workshop, boiler house &c. to be erected.
Refs: IB 57, 22 May,23 Oct 1915, 242,466

Building: CO. GALWAY, CLOGHBALLYMORE
Date: 1915
Nature: Alts. & adds. to premises of Count Llewellyn Blake.
Refs: IB 57, 22 May 1915, 242

Building: CO. CORK, CORK, WINTHROP STREET, SHOPS (002)
Date: 1915
Nature: Conversion of premises into 2 sho[ps.
Refs: IB 57, 22 May 1915, 243

Building: CO. CORK, CORK, PATRICK STREET, NO. 069
Date: 1917
Nature: Alts. & imps.
Refs: IB 59, 3 Feb 1917, 64

Building: CO. CORK, CORK, COLLEGE ROAD, FERNHURST
Date: 1918
Nature: Conversion of buildings at Fernhurst into dwellings about to be carried out (?for Thomas Donovan).
Refs: IB 60, 12 Oct 1918, 394

Building: CO. CORK, DOONESKY, TERELTON CREAMERY
Date: 1918
Nature: Tenders invited for adds.
Refs: IB 60, 26 Oct 1918, 443

Building: CO. CORK, CORK, COLLEGE ROAD, HOUSES
Date: 1919
Nature: Removal of 31 wooden houses from US naval camp at Aghada and 16 portable Humphrey buildings from Whiddy Island and re-erecting same at Gillabbey & College Rd. to be undertaken.
Refs: IB 61, 17,31 May 1919, 248,275

Building: CO. CORK, GILLABBEY, HOUSES
Date: 1919
Nature: Removal of 31 wooden houses from US naval camp at Aghada and 16 portable Humphrey buildings from Whiddy Island and re-erecting same at Gillabbey & College Rd. to be undertaken.
Refs: IB 61, 17,31 May 1919, 248,275

Building: CO. CORK, CHARLEVILLE, PREMISES
Date: 1919
Nature: Alts. & adds.
Refs: IB 61, 30 Aug 1919, 336

Building: CO. CORK, BLACKROCK, LAKELANDS, RACECOURSE
Date: 1919
Nature: Tenders received for excavation and filling of new racecourse.
Refs: IB 61, 25 Oct 1919, 482

Building: CO. CORK, KILLENARDRISH, NETTLEVILLE HOUSE
Date: 1919
Nature: Alts. & adds.
Refs: IB 61, 13 Sep 1919, 394

Building: CO. CORK, CORK, DOUGLAS ROAD, WOODVIEW, HOUSES
Date: 1920
Nature: Tenders invited for erection of 80 houses at Gillabbey, Fernhurst, and Woodview, Douglas Rd, for Mr T. Donovan.
Refs: IB 62, 3 Jan 1920, 18

Building: CO. CORK, CORK, COLLEGE ROAD, FERNHURST, HOUSES
Date: 1920
Nature: Tenders invited for erection of 80 houses at Gillabbey, Fernhurst, and Woodview, Douglas Rd, for Mr T. Donovan.
Refs: IB 62, 3 Jan 1920, 18

Building: CO. CORK, CORK, GILLABBEY, HOUSES
Date: 1920
Nature: Tenders invited for erection of 80 houses at Gillabbey, Fernhurst, and Woodview, Douglas Rd, for Mr T. Donovan.
Refs: IB 62, 3 Jan 1920, 18

Building: CO. CORK, CORK, BOREENMANNA ROAD, HOUSES (025)
Date: 1926
Nature: Scheme of 25 cottages for ex-soldiers. For Co. Board of Health.
Refs: IB 68, 6 Feb 1926, 98

Building: CO. CORK, DRUMTARIFF, CHURCH (RC)
Date: 1928
Nature: Alts. & adds.
Refs: IB 70, 17 Mar 1928, 242

Building: CO. CORK, KANTURK, PERCEVAL STREET, SHOP & HOUSE
Date: 1929
Nature: New.
Refs: IB 71, 25 May 1929, 466

Building: CO. CORK, CORK, SOUTH MALL, CORK DRAPERS' CLUB
Date: 1929
Nature: Alts. to premises.
Refs: IB 71, 17 Aug 1929, 749

Building: CO. CORK, CHARLEVILLE, HOUSES (035)
Date: 1930
Nature: For Co. Cork Board of Health.
Refs: IB 72, 22 Nov 1930, 1086 (or 1056?)

Building: CO. CORK, CORK, DOUGLAS ROAD, COUNTY HOME & HOSPITAL
Date: 1930
Nature: Alts. to county home.
Refs: IB 72, 24 May 1930, 476

Building: CO. CORK, CORK, INDUSTRIAL FAIR
Date: 1931
Nature: Restaurants.
Refs: IB 73, 24 Oct 1931, 927

Building: CO. CORK, CORK, NORTH MAIN STREET, ST FRANCIS'S NATIONAL SCHOOL
Date: 1931
Nature: Adds. & alts.
Refs: IB 73, 20 Jun 1931, 558; 75, 11 Feb,16 Dec 1933, 102,1067

Building: CO. CORK, CORK, MARBLE HALL PARK, HOUSES (014)
Date: 1931
Nature: -
Refs: IB 73, 9 May 1931, 417

Building: CO. CORK, MACROOM, HOUSES (113)
Date: 1932
Nature: B O'F to prepare plans for Southern Committee of Co. Board of Health.
Refs: IB 74, 18 Jun 1932, 568

Building: CO. CORK, MIDLETON, HOUSES (005)
Date: 1932
Nature: B O'F to prepare plans for Southern Committee of Co. Board of Health.
Refs: IB 74, 18 Jun 1932, 568

Building: CO. CORK, KINSALE, HOUSES (006)
Date: 1932
Nature: B O'F to prepare plans for Southern Committee of Co. Board of Health.
Refs: IB 74, 18 Jun 1932, 568

Building: CO. CORK, BANDON, HOUSES (006)
Date: 1932
Nature: B O'F to prepare plans for Southern Committee of Co. Board of Health.
Refs: IB 74, 18 Jun 1932, 568

Building: CO. CORK, CORK, BALLINTEMPLE, HOUSES (010)
Date: 1932
Nature: Terrace of 10 houses with half-timbered gables. Builder: Timothy Walsh, Western Rd.
Refs: IB 74, 18 Jun 1932, 558(illus.)

Building: CO. CORK, INNISHANNON, CHURCH (RC)
Date: 1932
Nature: Tenders invited for carrying out repairs, for Rev. O.P. McSweeney, PP.
Refs: IB 74, 9 Apr 1932, 348

Building: CO. CORK, MACROOM, HOSPITAL
Date: 1932
Nature: to be built, for S. Cork Board of Assistance.
Refs: IB 74, 9 apr 1932, 347

Building: CO. CORK, SKIBBEREEN, HOUSES (20)
Date: 1932
Nature: 20 3-roomed houses to be built for Skibbereen UDC.
Refs: IB 74, 30 Jul 1932, 698

Building: CO. CORK, SKIBBEREEN, HOUSES (20)
Date: 1932
Nature: 20m 3-roomed houses.
Refs: IB 74, 30 Jul 1932, 698

Building: CO. CORK, DUNMANWAY, ST MARY'S CONVENT NATIONAL SCHOOLS
Date: 1932-33
Nature: B O'F preparing plans for improvements. Tenders invited Feb 1933. For Rev. Canon P. O'Leary, PP.
Refs: IB 74, 30 Jul 1932, 696; 75, 11 Feb 1933, 112

Building: CO. CORK, CORK, DOUGLAS ROAD, COUNTY HOME & HOSPITAL
Date: 1933
Nature: New fever hospital on site of County home to be begun shortly. To cost £200,000.
Refs: IB 75, 11 Feb 1933, 102

Building: CO. CORK, CORK, DOUGLAS ROAD, HOUSE
Date: 1933
Nature: Tenders invited for erection of same.
Refs: IB 75, 17 Jun 1933, 525

Building: CO. CORK, CORK, WESTERN ROAD, ERINVILLE MATERNITY HOSPITAL (NEW)
Date: 1933
Nature: New hospital on Lee's Mill site.. Consultants W.H. Byrne & Son. Committee of Reference to the Minister for Justice on the Derby Sweepstake, 1932, request modification of over-elaborate original plans. Original award of £59,820 amended to £50,564.
Refs: IB 74, 2 Jul 1932, 611; 75, 11 Feb,6 May 1933, 102,?

Building: CO. CORK, CORK, SULLIVAN'S QUAY, ST NESSAN'S CHRISTIAN BROTHERS SCHOOL
Date: 1933
Nature: 'fine new Christian Brothers school' . Tenders invited Apr 1933. Work started by Nov 1933. Contractor: Meagher & Hayes, Drinan St, Cork.
Refs: IB 75, 11 Feb,8 Apr,18 Nov 1933, 102,294,981

Building: CO. CORK, BLACKROCK, BESSBOROUGH CONVENT
Date: 1933;1935
Nature: Maternity hospital for Sacred Heart order, to cost approx. £15,000, 1933. Extension, 1935 (Contractor: H. Sowerby & Co., Cork)
Refs: IB 75, 14 Jan,11 Feb,16 Dec 1933, 31,102,1067

Building: CO. CORK, YOUGHAL, DISTRICT HOSPITAL
Date: 1933;1938
Nature: Tenders invited for erection of new hospital by S Cork Co. Board of Assistance. Tender of James Buckley, Kinsale, for £15,279.2s.9d. accepted. Chapel, porter's lodge, mortuary, entrance gates, 1938.
Refs: IB 75, 4 Nov,16 Dec 1933, 957,1086; 80, 29 Oct 1938, 919

Building: CO. CORK, SCHULL, MUNSTER & LEINSTER BANK
Date: 1933a
Nature: Architect, B.O'Flynn used Truscon reinforced concrete flooring.
Refs: IB 75, 16 Dec 1933, 1067

Building: CO. CORK, MIDLETON, DISTRICT HOSPITAL
Date: 1934
Nature: New hospital.
Refs: IB 76, 17 Nov 1934, 1003

Building: CO. CORK, CORK, DENNEHY'S CROSS, GARDA STATION
Date: 1935
Nature: -
Refs: IB 77, 9 Feb 1935, 116 (also 5 Oct 1935, 926?)

Building: CO. CORK, BANDON, SEWERAGE
Date: 1935
Nature: -
Refs: IB 77, 23 Mar 1935, 249

Building: CO. CORK, BLARNEY, DRAINAGE SCHEME
Date: 1936
Nature: -
Refs: IB 78, 11 Jul 1936, 615

Building: CO. CORK, CORK, WILTON CROSS, REGIONAL HOSPITAL
Date: 1937;1948;1953
Nature: Proposed new hospital. 35-acre site purchased 1938. Scheme in abeyance until 1948 when enlarged scheme, including maternity unit, proposed. For South Cork Baord of Public Assistance.
Refs: IB 79, 27 Nov,11 Dec 1937, 1036,1082; 81, 22 Jul 1939, 624,641; 90, 15 May 1948, 386; 95, 15 Aug 1953, 851; 95, 15 Aug 1953, 851

Building: CO. CORK, CORK, GRATTAN STREET, DISPENSARY (PROPOSED)
Date: 1938
Nature: -
Refs: IB 80, 2 Apr 1938, 282

Building: CO. CORK, MACROOM, DISPENSARY (PROPOSED)
Date: 1939-1940
Nature: -
Refs: IB 881, 19 Aug 1939, 717; 82, 11 May 1940, 320

Building: CO. CORK, SHANBALLY UPPER, HOUSES
Date: 1940
Nature: Houses at Crosshaven, Raffeen & Shanbally Upper, for Cork Board of Health.
Refs: IB 82, 16 Mar 1940, 178

Building: CO. CORK, RAFFEEN, HOUSES
Date: 1940
Nature: Houses at Crosshaven, Raffeen & Shanbally Upper, for Cork Board of Health.
Refs: IB 82, 16 Mar 1940, 178

Building: CO. CORK, CROSSHAVEN, HOUSES
Date: 1940
Nature: Houses at Crosshaven, Raffeen & Shanbally Upper, for Cork Board of Health.
Refs: IB 82, 16 Mar 1940, 178

Building: CO. CORK, CORK, PHIPPS SQUARE, NO. 002-3
Date: 1940
Nature: Store.
Refs: IB 82, 21 Dec 1940, 762

Building: CO. CORK, LADYSBRIDGE, WATER SUPPLY
Date: 1940
Nature: Water supply scheme.
Refs: IB 82, 21 Dec 1940, 752

Building: CO. CORK, GARRYVOE, WATER SUPPLY
Date: 1940
Nature: Water supply scheme for Ballycotton and Garryvoe.
Refs: IB 82, 17 Feb 1940, 111

Building: CO. CORK, BALLYCOTTON, WATER SUPPLY
Date: 1940
Nature: Water supply scheme for Ballycotton and Garryvoe.
Refs: IB 82, 17 Feb 1940, 111

Building: CO. CORK, MIDLETON, DISTRICT HOME
Date: 1940
Nature: Installation of electric light.
Refs: IB 82, 17 Aug 1940, 512

Building: CO. CORK, CORK, OLIVER PLUNKETT STREET, NO. 091-2
Date: 1940
Nature: Alts.
Refs: IB 82, 12 Oct 1940, 628

Building: CO. CORK, BALLYMACODA, DISPENSARY DEPOT
Date: 1940
Nature: Alts., for South Cork Board of Health.
Refs: IB 82, 28 Oct 1940, 654

Building: CO. CORK, BANDON, COTTAGE HOSPITAL
Date: 1940
Nature: Painting.
Refs: IB 82, 20 Jan 1940, 52

Building: CO. CORK, CORK, DOUGLAS ROAD, COUNTY HOME & HOSPITAL
Date: 1940
Nature: Imps., for S Cork Board of Health.
Refs: IB 82, 16 Mar 1940, 178

Building: CO. CORK, BANDON, HOUSES (022+52?)
Date: 1940
Nature: For S Cork Board of Health.
Refs: IB 82, 30 Mar,20 Jul 1940, 212,474

Building: CO. CORK, INCHIGEELA, WATER SUPPLY SCHEME
Date: 1940
Nature: -
Refs: IB 82, 11 May 1940, 320

Building: CO. CORK, CLOYNE, DISPENSARY
Date: 1941
Nature: For South Cork Board of Health.
Refs: IB 83, 4 Jun 1941, 17

Building: CO. CORK, CORK, DOUGLAS ROAD, COUNTY HOME & HOSPITAL
Date: 1941
Nature: Alts. & adds. to St John's & St Francis's hospital.
Refs: IB 83, 19 Jul 1941, 353

Building: CO. CORK, CORK, PAUL STREET, NO. 021
Date: 1944
Nature: Alts.
Refs: IB 86, 26 Aug 1944, 340

Building: CO. CORK, CORK, MERCHANT STREET, NO. 006 & 7
Date: 1945
Nature: Reconstruction of premises.
Refs: IB 87, 16 Jun 1945, 290

Building: CO. CORK, CORK, NORTH MAIN STREET, NO. 065
Date: 1949
Nature: Alts.
Refs: IB 91, 16 Apr 1949, 356