Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Sculptor, of Dublin, for whom see W.G. Strickland, A Dictionary of Irish Artists (1913), 147-148, and Paula Murphy, Nineteenth-Century Irish Sculpture: Native Genius Reaffirmed  (Yale University Press: New Haven & London, 2010), 181-184. James Cahill was an assistant to JOHN HOGAN  JOHN HOGAN at the time of the latter's death.(1)

Addresses:(2) 12 Mercer Street Lower, 1863; 197 Great Brunswick Street, <=1874->=1883.

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References



(1) Christine Casey, The Buildings of Ireland: Dublin (2005), 134.
(2) From Thom's directories.


11 work entries listed in chronological order for CAHILL, JAMES [1]*


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Building: CO. WICKLOW, GLENDALOUGH, CHURCH OF ST KEVIN (RC)
Date: 1851a
Nature: Statue in S gable by JC of Dublin School of Design.
Refs: B 9, 28 Jun 1851, 409.

Building: CO. WEXFORD, WEXFORD, FRANCIS STREET, PRESENTATION CONVENT
Date: 1852
Nature: Monument in Gothic Style.. Portion showing a nun of the Presentation Order instructing a poor orphan, exh. RHA, 1852 (no. 376), National Exhibition of the Arts, Manufactures & Products, Cork, 1852 (no. 13), and Irish Industrial Exhibition, Dublin, 1853 (no. 15).
Refs: W.G. Strickland, A Dictionary of Irish Artists (1913), I, 148; RHA Index, I, 110; IALE, I, 101

Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, CIRCULAR ROAD NORTH (PHIBSBOROUGH), CHURCH OF ST PETER (RC)
Date: 1856
Nature: Stone Celtic cross with figures of Christ and the Virgin. Figure of Virgin exh. RHA, 1856 (No. 401).
Refs: W.G. Strickland, A Dictionary of Irish Artists (1913), I, 148;  Christine Casey, The Buildings of Ireland: Dublin (2005), 278;  Paula Murphy, Nineteenth-Century Irish Sculpture: Native Genius Reaffirmed  (Yale University Press: New Haven & London, 2010),184, Fig.256. 

Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, DOMINICK STREET LOWER, CHURCH OF ST SAVIOUR (RC, DOMINICAN)
Date: 1857
Nature: Marble relief of Pieta by John Hogan but completed by James Cahill. For Thomas Higgs.
Refs: Christine Casey, The Buildings of Ireland: Dublin (2005), 134.


Building: CO. CORK, CORK, POPE'S QUAY, CHURCH OF ST MARY (RC, DOMINICAN)
Date: 1860ca?
Nature: Statue in pediment. Copy of one in Piazza di Spagna, Rome, ereced by Pius IX.
Refs: M. MacAuliffe, Dominicans in Cork (1939), 38

Building: CO. CLARE, ENNIS, O'CONNELL SQUARE, O'CONNELL MONUMENT
Date: 1861-1865
Nature: Statue on top of Doric column erected by William Carroll.
Refs: Model exh. RHA 1864, no.439; DB 6, 15 May 1864, 100; W.G. Strickland, A Dictionary of Irish Artists (1913), I, 148; William Garner, Ennis: Architectural Heritage (An Foras Forbatha, 1981), 21,31(illus.);  Paula Murphy, Nineteenth-Century Irish Sculpture: Native Genius Reaffirmed  (Yale University Press: New Haven & London, 2010), 182(illus.).

Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, GLASNEVIN, PROSPECT CEMETERY, JAMES FAY MEMORIAL
Date: 1864
Nature: 'Statue of the late Rev. James Fay, Guardian of St Catherine's Orphanage' exh. RHA 1864.
Refs: RHA 1864, no. 437; W.G. Strickland, A Dictionary of Irish Artists (1913), I, 147;  Paula Murphy, Nineteenth-Century Irish Sculpture: Native Genius Reaffirmed  (Yale University Press: New Haven & London, 2010), 182(illus.).

Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, O'CONNELL STREET LOWER, O'CONNELL MONUMENT
Date: 1864-65
Nature: JH submits sketch model in competition. (First competition announced, Oct 1864.)
Refs: Paula Murphy, Nineteenth-Century Irish Sculpture: Native Genius Reaffirmed  (Yale University Press: New Haven & London, 2010), 183.

Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, ECCLES STREET, FOUR MASTERS MEMORIAL
Date: 1875ca
Nature: Memorial in form of Celtic cross.
Refs: Christine Casey, The Buildings of Ireland: Dublin (2005), 282;  Paula Murphy, Nineteenth-Century Irish Sculpture: Native Genius Reaffirmed  (Yale University Press: New Haven & London, 2010), 183-4(illus.).

Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUN LAOGHAIRE, GEORGE'S STREET LOWER, CHURCH OF ST MICHAEL (RC)
Date: ?
Nature: Mural monument to Father Kavanagh
Refs: W.G. Strickland, A Dictionary of Irish Artists (1913), I, 147

Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, GLASNEVIN, PROSPECT CEMETERY, D.W. CAHILL MEMORIAL
Date: ?
Nature: Portrait statue on pedestal decorated with relief of Erin.
Refs: Paula Murphy, Nineteenth-Century Irish Sculpture: Native Genius Reaffirmed  (Yale University Press: New Haven & London, 2010), 182.