Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Engineer, of London, active in the first quarter of the twentieth century, when he was engineer to the London underground railways. In Ireland C.E. Stanier designed a swing bridge across the River Shannon at Portumna, Co. Galway, in 1911.(1)




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Building: CO. GALWAY, PORTUMNA, BRIDGE (1911)
Date: 1911
Nature: Designed by CES to specification of John Ousley Bonsall Moynan.  Work supervised by Robert Paul Gill as assistant county surveyor for Co. Tipperary.  Contractors: Heenan & Froude, Worcester & Manchester (builders of the Blackpool Tower). Cost: £21,499 (?or £21,409)
Refs: J.O. Moynan, ‘A short description of the existing Bridges at Waterford and Portumna, and of the proposed new structures to replace them’, TICEI 36 (1910), 225-250; IB 53, 18 Mar 1911, 161,185; R.C. Cox & M.H. Gould, Civil Engineering Heritage: Ireland (1998), 219;  information from Rose Hogan, granddaughter of Robert Paul Gill, Dec 2011.