Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Engineer and architect, of Co. Mayo. Joseph Cairns was an assistant county surveyor, based at Ballaghadereen, from 1900 or earlier until 1907 or later.(1) He was architect and engineer to Swinford Board of Guardians from 1902 or earlier until 1912 or later. In 1911 he was a short-listed but unsuccessful candidate for the surveyorship of North Co. Mayo.(2)

Address: Dillon Terrace, Ballina, Co. Mayo, 1902.(3)

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(1) He appears in Thom's Directory for 1900 and 1907 but not in the 1915 edition.
(2) Connaught Telegraph, 4 Mar 1911.
(3) IB 44, 27 Feb 1902, 1060


18 work entries listed in chronological order for CAIRNS, JOSEPH STEEN


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Building: CO. MAYO, BELMULLET, RECTORY
Date: 1901-2
Nature: Tenders for erecting same invited Aug 1901.
Refs: IB 43, 15 Aug 1901, 837; 44, 27 Feb 1902, 1060; B 105, 24 Aug 1901, 182

Building: CO. MAYO, FOXFORD, UNION WORKHOUSE
Date: 1902
Nature: Repairs
Refs: IB 44, 13 Feb 1902, 1042

Building: CO. MAYO, SWINFORD, UNION WORKHOUSE
Date: 1902;1903;1904;
Nature: Repairs &c.
Refs: IB 44, 20 Nov 1902, 1494; 46, 22 Oct 1904; 52, 9 Jul 1910, 444

Building: CO. MAYO, FOXFORD, DISPENSARY
Date: 1902;1905
Nature: Repairs
Refs: IB 44, 13 Feb 1902, 1042; 47, 23 Sep,4 Nov 1905, 670

Building: CO. MAYO, CHARLESTOWN, KILBEAGH PARISH BURIAL GROUND
Date: 1904
Nature: Enclosure and laying out
Refs: IB 46, 30 Jan 1904, 54

Building: CO. MAYO, SWINFORD, CHAPEL STREET, SEWER
Date: 1904-5
Nature: For Swinford Rural District Council.
Refs: IB 46, 24 Sep,22 Oct 1904, 642,714; 47, 2 Apr,17 Jun,4 Nov 1905, 249,430,798

Building: CO. MAYO, BANGOR ERRIS, THE LODGE
Date: 1905
Nature: Addition.
Refs: IB 47, 25 Mar 1905, 206

Building: CO. MAYO, KILMORE, PARISH BURIAL GROUND
Date: 1905
Nature: Enclosing and laying out, for Swinford Rural District Council.
Refs: IB 47, 15 Jul 1905, 494

Building: CO. MAYO, BALLINA, HOUSES (007)
Date: 1905
Nature: 7 artisans' dwellings.
Refs: IB 47, 26 Aug 1905, 594

Building: CO. MAYO, SWINFORD, PROVINCIAL BANK (OLD)
Date: 1906
Nature: Renovation.
Refs: Drawings in AIB collection; IB 48, 24 Feb 1906, 154

Building: CO. MAYO, LOWPARK (SWINFORD), DISPENSARY
Date: 1908
Nature: Repairs
Refs: IB 50, 21 Mar 1908, 181

Building: CO. MAYO, SWINFORD, PREMISES (MSSRS. J.D. O'CONNOR)
Date: 1909
Nature: Remodelling
Refs: IB 51, 20 Mar 1909, 178

Building: CO. MAYO, KILTIMAGH, DISPENSARY & DOCTOR'S HOUSE
Date: 1909-10
Nature: -
Refs: IB 51, 24 Jul 1909, 469; 52, 9 Jul 1910, 443

Building: CO. MAYO, SWINFORD, TOWN HALL
Date: 1909p
Nature: 'Mr. Cairns, C.E., has been entrusted with the preparation of plan and specification for a Town Hall in Swinford, to be built for a local limited company.'
Refs: Tuam Herald, 5 Jun 1909

Building: CO. SLIGO, EASKEY, CHURCH OF ST ANN (CI)
Date: 1911
Nature: Reroofing
Refs: IA & C 1, 20 May 1911, 229

Building: CO. MAYO, KILKELLY (BALLYHAUNIS), DISPENSARY
Date: 1912
Nature: External & internal repairs, for Swinford Board of Guardians
Refs: IB 54, 26 Oct,7 Dec 1912, 612,700

Building: CO. MAYO, BALLINA, WORKHOUSE ROAD, HOUSING
Date: 1912
Nature: 30 labourers and 14 artisans' dwellings.
Refs: IB 54, 21 Dec 1912, 728

Building: CO. SLIGO, KILGLASS, MEADOWSIDE HOUSE
Date: 1913
Nature: Tenders invited for remodelling and additions. For Mr B.M. McCarrick.
Refs: IB 55, 5 Jul 1913, 444