DELAHUNT, THOMAS *
- Born: - Died: -
Carpenter and builder, of Beresford Street, Dublin, active in the 1830s. He may be the Thomas Delahunte[?] who was admitted to the Dublin Society's School of Drawing in Architecture on 11 Nov 1819.(1) Thomas Delahunt of Beresford Street appears on a list of Dublin master carpenters and craftsmen which was compiled in March 1834.(2) He first appears in Wilson's Dublin Directory - as 'Thomas J. Delahunt' with an address at 17 Beresford Street - in 1836, but he has disappeared from the directories by 1839. See also JOHN DELAHUNT.
(1) MS. transcript from Royal Dublin Society minutes of School of Architectural Design admissions and prizewinners (in IAA); the name is not completely legible.
(2) Royal Irish Academy, Haliday MS 4B 31; this manuscript is a copy of a report presented to Daniel O'Connell in 1834 to support the argument for repealing the Act of Union by describing the catastrophic impact the Act had had on the tradesmen of Dublin.