Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Engineer and architect, of Dundalk, Co. Louth.   Peter William Cahill, son of PETER CAHILL  PETER CAHILL and his wife, Julia (née Prescott) was born in Co. Louth on 19 Jun 1873.(1)  In 1909 he was appointed town surveyor for Cootehill, Co. Cavan,(2) a post which he held until 1922 or later.(3)  He is described as the Louth county engineer in 1914 by P.J. Geraghty,(4) while the Irish Builder records works by him up until 1925. He died in 1926 or 1927.(5)   At the time of the 1911 census he had been married to his wife, Lily, for three years and had a son who was also called Peter William.(6)

AAI: member from 1900 until 1905.(7)
RIAI:   elected a member in session 1920-21.(8)
Addresses: Seatown Place, Dundalk, 1908;(9) Francis Street, Dundalk, from 1911(10) or earlier.

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References



(1) www.familysearch.org (last visited Nov 2009).
(2) IB 51, 6 Mar 1909, 154.
(3) Thom's Directory Ireland (1922), .
(4) P.J. Geraghty, 'Urban improvement and the erection of municipal buildings in County Louth during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries', County Louth Archaeological and Historical Journal 25, no. 3 (1995), 300.
(5) JRIAI (1927), 11.
(6) 1911 census of Ireland, http://www.census.nationalarchives.ie/ (last visited Nov 2009).
(7) Membership lists in AAI Green Books.
(8) JRIAI (1921), 2.
(9) IB 50, 22 Aug 1908, 523.
(10) See note 6, above.


41 work entries listed in chronological order for CAHILL, PETER WILLIAM


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Building: CO. LOUTH, DRUMCONRATH, MEATH HILL, CHURCH (RC)
Date: 1901
Nature: Alterations by P. Cahill (possibly Peter Cahill, the elder).
Refs: IB 51, 17 Apr,12 Jun 1909, 242,373

Building: CO. LOUTH, DUNDALK, FEVER HOSPITAL
Date: 1901-1902
Nature: Adds. & alts. By Peter Cahill, CE, Dundalk (possibly Peter Cahill, the elder).
Refs: IB 43, 15,29 Aug 1901, 831,845; 44, 30 Jan 1902, 1026

Building: CO. LOUTH, ARDEE, CORN STORE
Date: 1902
Nature: Contract for building corn store for Mr H. Hale awarded to H. Henley, Balbriggan (£285). Possibly designed by Peter Cahill (the elder).
Refs: B 83, 6 Sep 1902, 219

Building: CO. LOUTH, DUNDALK, MILLTOWN, SEWERAGE
Date: 1902
Nature: By Mr Cahill, CE (possibly Peter Cahill, the elder), for Dundalk RDC
Refs: IB 44, 9,23 Oct 1902, 1438,1454

Building: CO. LOUTH, DUNDALK, ARDEE ROAD, UNION WORKHOUSE
Date: 1902
Nature: Paved channels &c., by Mr Cahill, CE
Refs: IB 44, 6 Nov 1902, 1474

Building: CO. LOUTH, DUNDALK, ANNIES, WELL & PUMP
Date: 1903
Nature: By Mr Cahill, CE.
Refs: IB 45, 1 Jan 1903, 1542

Building: CO. CAVAN, DAWSONGROVE, DISPENSARY RESIDENCE
Date: 1907
Nature: By P. Cahill, CE, Dundalk, for Cootehill Board of Guardians
Refs: IB 49, 7 Sep 1907, 629

Building: CO. LOUTH, ARDEE, UNION WORKHOUSE
Date: 1908
Nature: Temporary sheds &c. By P. Cahill, Seatown Pl, Dundalk. Possibly by Peter Cahill the elder.
Refs: IB 50, 22 Aug,31 Oct 1908, 523,678

Building: CO. LOUTH, ARDEE, HOUSES (107)
Date: 1908
Nature: 107 labourers' cottages. By P. Cahill, CE, Seatown Pl, Dundalk, for Ardee No. 1 RDC.  Possibly by Peter Cahill the elder.
Refs: IB 50, 22 Aug,31 Oct 1908, 523,671

Building: CO. LOUTH, LISDOO (DUNDALK), WATER SUPPLY
Date: 1908
Nature: PC instructed to extend water mains by 500 yards and erect 4 fountains.(Possibbly Peter Cahill, the elder).
Refs: IB 50, 31 Oct 1908, 678

Building: CO. LOUTH, ARDEE, WATER SUPPLY
Date: 1909
Nature: Relining well and erecting pump. By P. Cahill for Ardee No. 1 RDC (possibly by Peter Cahill, the elder).
Refs: IB 51, 9 Jan 1909, 30

Building: CO. CAVAN, COOTEHILL, HOUSES (028)
Date: 1909
Nature: 28 Artisans' dwellings by Peter Cahill, CE, for Cootehill UDC
Refs: IB 51, 3 Apr,12 Jun 1909, 205,373

Building: CO. LOUTH, DUNDALK, HOUSES (106)
Date: 1909
Nature: 106 labourers' cottages, by P. Cahill (possibly Peter Cahill, the elder)..
Refs: IB 51, 12 Jun 1909, 373

Building: CO. LOUTH, DUNDALK, HOUSES (015)
Date: 1909
Nature: 15 labourers' cottages, by P. Cahill, engineer (possibly Peter Cahill, the elder), for Dundalk RDC
Refs: IB 51, 30 Oct 1909, 694

Building: CO. LOUTH, DUNDALK, HOUSES (048)
Date: 1909
Nature: 48 cottages. By P. Cahill, CE (possibly Peter Cahill, the elder) architect, for Dundalk RDC
Refs: IB 51, 26 Jun 1909, 402

Building: CO. LOUTH, ARDEE, UNION WORKHOUSE
Date: 1909
Nature: Hot water supply to infirmary by P. Cahill, CE (possibly Peter Cahill, the elder).
Refs: IB 51, 12 Jun 1909, 383

Building: CO. LOUTH, DUNDALK, FOUNTAIN
Date: 1909
Nature: With connection to waterworks, by Mr Cahill, CE (possibly Peter Cahill, the elder), for Dundalk RDC
Refs: IB 51, 2 Oct 1909, 637

Building: CO. LOUTH, DUNDALK, SOUTH MARSH, HOUSE
Date: 1909
Nature: Cottage by P. Cahill, Dundalk (possibly Peter Cahill, the elder).
Refs: IB 51, 17 Apr 1909, 242

Building: CO. CAVAN, COOTEHILL, HOUSES (039)
Date: 1910
Nature: 39 single labourers' cottages by Peter Cahill, CE, Engineer to Council, Dundalk.
Refs: IB 52, 5 Feb 1910, 86

Building: CO. CAVAN, COOTEHILL, COTTAGES
Date: 1910
Nature: By Mr Cahill, CE, Dundalk.
Refs: IB 52, 26 Nov 1910, 731

Building: CO. LOUTH, DUNDALK, RODEN PLACE, HOUSES (002)
Date: 1911
Nature: By Peter Cahill, CE, Francis St, Dundalk
Refs: IA & C 1, 15,22 Apr 1911, 159,172; IB 53, 15 Apr 1911, 249

Building: CO. CAVAN, COOTEHILL, HOUSES (031)
Date: 1911
Nature: 31 single labourers' cottages by Peter Cahill, CE, Dundalk
Refs: IB 53, 4 Mar 1911, 146

Building: CO. CAVAN, COOTEHILL, HOUSES (034)
Date: 1911
Nature: 34 labourers' cottages by Peter Cahill C.E., Dundalk
Refs: IB 53, 7 Jan 1911, 23

Building: CO. LOUTH, ARDEE, HOUSE
Date: 1911
Nature: By Peter Cahill, CE, Dundalk
Refs: IB 53, 24 Jun 1911, 430

Building: CO. CAVAN, COOTEHILL, HOUSES (028)
Date: 1911
Nature: 28 single labourers' cottages by Peter Cahill, CE
Refs: IB 53, 5 Aug 1911, 530

Building: CO. LOUTH, ARDEE, HOUSES
Date: 1911
Nature: Labourers' cottages scheme.
Refs: IB 53, 23 Dec 1911, 849

Building: CO. ARMAGH, PORTADOWN, BRIDGE STREET, CINEMA
Date: 1911
Nature: Plands for 'electric theatre' by Peter Cahill, architect, Dundalk, for Irish Provincial Theatres Co.
Refs: IB 53, 9 Dec 1911, 822

Building: CO. ARMAGH, LURGAN, NEW STREET, CINEMA
Date: 1911
Nature: Plans for new 'electric theatre' by Peter Cahill, CE, Dundalk.. Builder: Wm. O'Callaghan & Sons
Refs: IB 53, 9 Dec 1911, 822; Building News 101, 22 Dec 1911, 871

Building: CO. LOUTH, ARDEE, HOUSES (150)
Date: 1911
Nature: 150 labourers' cotages. By Peter Cahill, CE, Dundalk, for Ardee No. 1 RDC. Possibly by Peter Cahil the elder.
Refs: IB 53, 23 Dec 1911, 849

Building: CO. CAVAN, COOTEHILL, HOUSES ( 008)
Date: 1912
Nature: 8 artisans' dwelingss by Peter Cahill, CE, Francis St, Dundalk
Refs: IB 54, 28 Sep 1912, 561

Building: CO. LOUTH, DUNDALK, SEWERAGE
Date: 1912
Nature: Extension of main sewer by Peter Cahill, CE, Dundalk.
Refs: IB 54, 3 Feb 1912, 89

Building: CO. LOUTH, ARDEE, HOUSES
Date: 1914
Nature: P. Cahill, engineer, prepares plans for Town Commissioners
Refs: IB 56, 24 Oct 1914, 601

Building: CO. LOUTH, DUNDALK, ARDEE ROAD, UNION WORKHOUSE
Date: 1916
Nature: Female lunatic department and improvements by Peter Cahill, CE, Francis St, Dundalk, for Board of Guardians
Refs: IB 58, 8 Apr,8 Jul 1916, 165,316

Building: CO. LOUTH, ARDEE, MARKET BUILDINGS
Date: 1916
Nature: Repairs. By Peter Cahill, Francis St, Dundalk
Refs: IB 58, 2 Sep 1916, 428

Building: CO. LOUTH, MULLANSTOWN (ARDEE), PREMISES
Date: 1917
Nature: Alterations. By Peter Cahill, CE., Dundalk
Refs: IB 59, 1 Sep 1917, 448

Building: CO. LOUTH, ARDEE, MARKET STREET, PREMISES
Date: 1919
Nature: By P. Cahill, Francis St, Dundalk
Refs: IB 61, 3 May 1919, 220

Building: CO. CAVAN, COOTEHILL, HOUSES (120)
Date: 1920
Nature: 120 artisans' dwellings by Peter Cahill, CE, Dundalk
Refs: IB 62, 10 Apr 1920, 229

Building: CO. LOUTH, BLACKROCK (DUNDALK), LIFE BOAT TEA ROOMS
Date: 1920
Nature: By Peter Cahill, CE, Francis St, Dundalk
Refs: IB 62, 17 Jan 1920, 47

Building: CO. LOUTH, MULLANSTOWN (ARDEE), HOUSE
Date: 1921
Nature: By P. Cahill, Francis St, Dundalk
Refs: IB 63, 30 Jul 1921, 518

Building: CO. LOUTH, DUNDALK, HOUSES (005)
Date: 1924
Nature: By Peter Cahill, Francis St, Dundalk
Refs: IB 66, 12 Jul 1924, 617

Building: CO. LOUTH, DUNDALK, CHURCH STREET, PREMISES
Date: 1925
Nature: By Peter Cahill, Francis St, Dundalk
Refs: IB 67, 31 Oct 1925, 894