Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Selected: CO. MONAGHAN, MONAGHAN, DISTRICT LUNATIC ASYLUM

Name: FOGERTY, WILLIAM
Building: CO. MONAGHAN, MONAGHAN, DISTRICT LUNATIC ASYLUM
Date: 1863
Nature: WF unselected entrant in competition won by J. McCurdy.
Refs: RHA 1864, no. 419,421; Irish Industrial Exhibition 1864, no. ?; DB 5, 15 Apr,1 May,1 Apr 1863, 66,79,144; B 22, 18 Jun 1864, 448

Name: YOUNG & MACKENZIE
Building: CO. MONAGHAN, MONAGHAN, DISTRICT LUNATIC ASYLUM
Date: 1863
Nature: Unselected competition entrants.
Refs: Paul Harron, Architects of Ulster: Young & Mackenzie, a transformational provincial practice 1850-1960 (Ulster Architectural Heritage Society, 2016), 10(illus.). 

 

Name: MCCURDY, JOHN
Building: CO. MONAGHAN, MONAGHAN, DISTRICT LUNATIC ASYLUM
Date: 1863-67;1869
Nature: J.McC wins competition for designing same. Largest asylum in Ireland.  Tenders invited Apr 1864;  opened 17 May 1867. Contractor: Wardropp & Sons, Dublin. Alts. & adds. (?by J.McC), 1869. Also chief medical superintendent's house near entrance.
Refs: IAA, PKS B02/48, B03/10, A03 (May 1864,Apr 1865, p.96v,115v), L1 (pp.628,649-50,657,659,671,702-7,726-8,814,847,856,871,875,878,895, &c.); DB 5, 15 Apr,1 May,1 Sep 1863, 66,79,144; 11, 1 Feb,1 May,1 Jun 1869, 37,111,135; Freeman's Journal, 21 Apr 1864;  B 21, 12 Sep 1863, 660;  Irish Times, , 21 Apr 1864;  illus. in http://www.irish-architecture.com/buildings_ireland/monaghan/monaghan/davnets.html (2008);  Kevin V. Mulligan, The Buildings of Ireland: South Ulster (2013), 479-80.

Name: CONOLLY, WILLIAM, & SON *
Building: CO. MONAGHAN, MONAGHAN, DISTRICT LUNATIC ASYLUM
Date: 1886-7
Nature: Sanitary annexe. Architect: William Hague.
Refs: IB 28, 15 Feb 1886, 60; IAA, PKS B14/05, A07 (Dec 1887)

Name: HAGUE, WILLIAM [2]
Building: CO. MONAGHAN, MONAGHAN, DISTRICT LUNATIC ASYLUM
Date: 1886-88;1897
Nature: Sanitary annexe(s), boiler house, works at doctor's house. Builder: William Conolly & Son. New wards?, 1897.
Refs: IAA, PKS 0664, B12/41, B13/40, B14/05, B15/11, B18/08, A07 (Oct 1887-May 1891, pp.305,384-386); IB 28, 15 Feb 1886, 60;  Kevin V. Mulligan, The Buildings of Ireland: South Ulster (2013), 480

Name: MCNAMARA, THOMAS FRANCIS
Building: CO. MONAGHAN, MONAGHAN, DISTRICT LUNATIC ASYLUM
Date: 1900
Nature: New Protestant chapel about to be put up. By Hague & McNamara.
Refs: IB 42, 15 Apr 1900, 335

Name: MCNAMARA, THOMAS FRANCIS
Building: CO. MONAGHAN, MONAGHAN, DISTRICT LUNATIC ASYLUM
Date: 1904-1907
Nature: Tenders invited for erection of new buildings for Joint Committee of Management, Nov 1904. Buildings completed by Nov 1907. Contractor: William Callaghan & Son, Lurgan. Cost: £10,000.
Refs: IB 46, 2 Jul,27 Aug,3 Dec 1904, 422,562,826; 49, 12 Jan,30 Nov 1907, 34,829

Name: SHEPPARD, WILLIAM
Building: CO. MONAGHAN, MONAGHAN, DISTRICT LUNATIC ASYLUM
Date: 1907
Nature: Patients laying out grounds 'in accordance with the plans of Mr Sheppard, the well known authority in landscape gardening'.
Refs: Anglo Celt, 14 Dec 1907 (information from Eric Sheppard).

Name: BYRNE, WILLIAM HENRY, & SON
Building: CO. MONAGHAN, MONAGHAN, DISTRICT LUNATIC ASYLUM
Date: 1909
Nature: Additional accommodation
Refs: IB 51, 1909, 630

Name: SCOTT, WILLIAM ALPHONSUS
Building: CO. MONAGHAN, MONAGHAN, DISTRICT LUNATIC ASYLUM
Date: 1910-11
Nature: Tenders invited for carrying out repairs to Protestant chapel and internal work to laundry and engine room, 1910. Addition, 1911. For Monaghan & Cavan Asylum Board.
Refs: IB 52, 9 Jul,6 Aug 1910, 444,504; 53, 30 Sep 1911, 658

Name: O'DWYER, NICHOLAS
Building: CO. MONAGHAN, MONAGHAN, DISTRICT LUNATIC ASYLUM
Date: 1936-1940
Nature: New. £84,000. Electrical and heating installation for new hospital and nurses' home, 1940.
Refs: IB 78, 13 Jun 1936, 525; 79, 27 Nov 1937, 1058; 81, 13 May 1939, 413; 82, 30 Mar,8 Jun 1940, 213,392