Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Selected: CO. GALWAY, GALWAY, ST MARY'S ROAD, ST MARY'S DIOCESAN COLLEGE

Name: MACDONALD, ALLAN
Building: CO. GALWAY, GALWAY, ST MARY'S ROAD, ST MARY'S DIOCESAN COLLEGE
Date: 1910-12
Nature: AMacD clerk of works to W.A. Scott.
Refs: B of I files, citing The Mantle II, pt. ii (1959)

Name: SCOTT, WILLIAM ALPHONSUS
Building: CO. GALWAY, GALWAY, ST MARY'S ROAD, ST MARY'S DIOCESAN COLLEGE
Date: 1910-12;1913-1915
Nature: New Neo Georgian building, for Dr O'Dea, Bishop of Galway. FS laid 26 May 1910. Tenders invited Jun 1910. Building started Sep 1910. Main building opened 25 Aug 1912. Granite from Shantalla and Bealagh quarries on River Corrib. Contractor: James Wynne, Dundalk (£16,117). Clerk of Works: Allen McDonald, Galway. Recreation hall and college library, 1913-15. Shrine of Our Lady of Lourdes, 1915.
Refs: Original drawings by WAS in IAA, W.H. Byrne & Son drawings collection, Acc.2006/142; RHA 1912, no. 316; IB 52, 19 Mar,11 Jun,1 Oct 1910, 165,378,382,616; 53, 19 Aug 1911, 545; 54, 3 Feb,31 Aug, 28 Sep,12 Oct 1912, 81,497,499,550,552-3(illus., also illus in supplement),579(illys.); 55, 29 Mar 1913, 206;  Freeman's Journal, 8,11,18 Jun 1910;   B 96, 18 Jun 1910, 708; 103, 1 Nov 1912, 506(illus.); 104, 28 Mar 1913, 391; Building News 103, 6 Sep 1912, 347;  Tuam Herald, 4 Nov 1922;   The Mantle Vol. 2, no. 2, (1959); Paul Larmour, '"The Drunken Man of Genius": William A. Scott (1871-1921)', Irish Architectural Review 3 (2001), 36,37(illus.)

Name: BYRNE, RALPH HENRY
Building: CO. GALWAY, GALWAY, ST MARY'S ROAD, ST MARY'S DIOCESAN COLLEGE
Date: 1939
Nature: Alterations and additions, including oratory in E wing, new dormitories, infirmary &c.
Refs: Designs, dated 1939, in IAA, W.H. Byrne & Son drawings collection, Acc.2006/142; IB 81, 1939, 594; The Mantle, Vol. 2, no. 2, 1959

Name: ROBINSON, JOHN JOSEPH
Building: CO. GALWAY, GALWAY, ST MARY'S ROAD, ST MARY'S DIOCESAN COLLEGE
Date: 1956-59
Nature: Extensions.
Refs: The MantleVol. 2, No. 2 (1959)