CREAGH (OR CREAGHE), PIERS
- Born: - Died: -
Architect, of Hartstonge Street, Limerick, listed as such in Deane's Limerick Almanack, Directory and Advertiser for 1838. In October 1838 John Boyce, solicitor, placed an advertisement in the Limerick Chronicle which invited Creagh's 'several creditors' to come to his chambers 'to receive the Dividends on their respected accounts'.(1) The following year Creagh designed a pair of three-storey houses with shops on the ground floor 'to be erected in the Town of Askeaton on the New line of Quay' for William Hewson of Castle Hewson.(2) By 1841 he had become the Limerick area agent for the Steam Carriage and Waggon Company for the Conveyance of Goods and Passengers on the Mail Coach Roads of Ireland.(3)
Address: 5 Hartstonge Street, Limerick.
(1) Information from Frank Keohane, Mar 2010.
(2) Patrick F. Wallace, 'Images of Askeaton before the Great Famine' in Limerick: History and Society, ed. Liam Irwin and Gearoid O Tuathaigh (Dublin: Geography Publications, 2009), 307,309(illus.), 322-325.
(3) Limerick Chronicle, 27 Oct 1841 (information from Frank Keohane, Mar 2010).
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|Building:||CO. LIMERICK, ASKEATON, QUAY, SHOPS & HOUSES (002)|
|Nature:||Designs pair of houses with shops at ground-floor level 'to be erected in the town of Askeaton on the New Line of Quay, the property of William Hewson Esqre of Castle Hewson'.
|Refs:||Signed, undated plan and elevation in possession of Ivan McDonogh, Askeaton, see Patrick F. Wallace, 'Images of Askeaton before the Great Famine' in Limerick: History and Society, ed. Liam Irwin and Gearóid Ó Tuathaigh (Dublin: Geography Publications, 2009), 307,309(illus.), 322-325.|