Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Sculptor, son of Francis Jones, an Irish-born monumental sculptor living in West Hartlepool, Co. Durham, for whom see Theo Snoddy, Dictionary of Irish Artists: 20th Century (1st edition, 1996), 146-148.  Francis William Jones (late Doyle-Jones) produced several memorial statues for Ireland: to John Mandeville at Mitchelstown, Co. Cork (1906), to Thomas W. Croke at Thurles, Co. Tipperary (1922), to Canon P.A. Sheehan at Doneraile, Co. Cork, and to Cardinal Patrick O'Donnell at St Eunan's cathedral, Letterkenny, Co. Donegal (1929). His last Irish monument, unveiled in 1938, the year of his death, was a colossal six-metre tall granite statue of Saint Patrick at Saul, Co. Down.




5 work entries listed in chronological order for JONES, FRANCIS WILLIAM DOYLE *#


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Building: CO. CORK, MITCHELSTOWN, NEW MARKET SQUARE, MANDEVILLE MONUMENT
Date: 1906
Nature: Statue of John Mandeville, unveiled in 1906.
Refs: Theo Snoddy, Dictionary of Irish Artists: 20th Century (1st edition, 1996), 147.

Building: CO. TIPPERARY, THURLES, CROKE MONUMENT
Date: 1922
Nature: Bronze statue of Dr Thomas W. Croke, unveiled in 1922. Limestone steps and pedestal by William McDonnell, Templemore, Co. Tipperary.
Refs: Theo Snoddy, Dictionary of Irish Artists: 20th Century (1st edition, 1996), 147.

Building: CO. CORK, DONERAILE, SHEEHAN MONUMENT
Date: 1925
Nature: Life-size bronze statue of Canon P.A. Sheehan, unveiled in 1925.
Refs: Theo Snoddy, Dictionary of Irish Artists: 20th Century (1st edition, 1996), 147.

Building: CO. DONEGAL, LETTERKENNY, CATHEDRAL OF ST EUNAN (RC)
Date: 1927
Nature: Statue of Cardinal Patrick O'Donnell.
Refs: Theo Snoddy, Dictionary of Irish Artists: 20th Century (1st edition, 1996), 147.

Building: CO. DOWN, SAUL, STATUE OF ST PATRICK
Date: 1935-38
Nature: Colossal 6-metre-high granite statue of St Patrick, unveiled in 1938. Assisted by Frank J. McAleenan.
Refs: Theo Snoddy, Dictionary of Irish Artists: 20th Century (1st edition, 1996), 147.