Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Selected: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, HALSTON STREET, ST MICHAN'S CHURCH (RC)

Name: O'BRIEN, - [1]
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, HALSTON STREET, ST MICHAN'S CHURCH (RC)
Date: 1810
Nature: Gothic. With - Gorman. FS laid 1810. Opened 1814 or 1816. (IAA, Edward McParland files, Acc.2008/44, say that memorial from parishioners, 25 Nov 1812, is in the Wide Street Commissioners minutes.)
Refs: G.N. Wright, Historical Guide to Dublin (2nd ed., 1821), 253; George Petrie, Historical Guide to Dublin (1821), ?; N. Donnelly, Short Histories of Dublin Parishes, III, 62; IB 34, 15 Sep 1892, 201;  Christine Casey, The Buildings of Ireland: Dublin (2005), 91.
 

Name: GORMAN, -
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, HALSTON STREET, ST MICHAN'S CHURCH (RC)
Date: 1816a
Nature: With - O'Brien. Gothic. FS laid 1810. Opened 1814 or 1816. Stucco & carving by - O'Brien.
Refs: G.N. Wright, Historical Guide to Dublin (2nd ed., 1821), 253; George Petrie, Historical Guide to Dublin (1821), ?; N. Donnelly, Short Histories of Dublin Parishes, III, 62; IB 34, 15 Sep 1892, 201;  Christine Casey, The Buildings of Ireland: Dublin (2005), 91.

Name: SMYTH, JOHN [4]*
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, HALSTON STREET, ST MICHAN'S CHURCH (RC)
Date: 1825
Nature: Crucifix with full length figure of Christ over high altar. (Later moved to W end of church.)
Refs: Clonliffe College Archive, MS p/12

Name: BALLANTINE, ALEXANDER *
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, HALSTON STREET, ST MICHAN'S CHURCH (RC)
Date: 1837p
Nature: Marble monument to Rev. Patrick Coleman (d. 1837) in E porch with figure of Grief by Ballantine & Kirwan.
Refs: Christine Casey, The Buildings of Ireland: Dublin (2005), 92.

Name: KIRWAN, MICHAEL *
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, HALSTON STREET, ST MICHAN'S CHURCH (RC)
Date: 1837p
Nature: Marble monument to Rev. Patrick Coleman (d. 1837) in E porch with figure of Grief by Ballantine & Kirwan.
Refs: Christine Casey, The Buildings of Ireland: Dublin (2005), 92.

Name: BOURKE, JOHN [2]
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, HALSTON STREET, ST MICHAN'S CHURCH (RC)
Date: 1861
Nature: Alterations.
Refs: DB 3, 15 Jul 1861, 578

Name: LOBIN, LUCIEN LEOPOLD *#
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, HALSTON STREET, ST MICHAN'S CHURCH (RC)
Date: 1866
Nature: Stained glass window in S wall, SS Joseph and Francis.
Refs: Christine Casey, The Buildings of Ireland: Dublin (2005), 91.


Name: EARLEY & POWELLS *
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, HALSTON STREET, ST MICHAN'S CHURCH (RC)
Date: 1866;1868
Nature: Memorial window in N wall (Virgin & St John), 1866. Window(s) in S wall (Scenes from the lives of Christ and the Virgin), 1868.
Refs: DB 8, ? ? 1866, 185; Christine Casey, The Buildings of Ireland: Dublin (2005), 91,92;

Name: ASHLIN, GEORGE COPPINGER
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, HALSTON STREET, ST MICHAN'S CHURCH (RC)
Date: 1888-1894
Nature: Extension of church to Halston Street, thereby lengthening it by over 30 ft. Extension comprises chancel with large Perp. window, 2 side chapels, tower & belfry. FS laid 15 Nov 1891. Builder: Alderman Richard Toole.
Refs: Designs for various furnishings (communion gate, pulpit &c), Oct 1888-Oct 1894, in IAA, Ashlin & Coleman drawings collection, Acc. 76/1.61/1-7; IAA, PKS B15/36, (missing); B16/07, A07, pp.158-159 (May 1891); inscription on memorial trowel (copy in Jones file); Clonliffe College Archive, MS p1/2; IB 34, 1 Oct 1892, 206 (illus.); 37, 1 Jul 1895, 159; 42, 1 Nov 1900, 537;  Irish Times, 17 Nov 1894;  refs. also in Architect 1891 and 1895 (B of I)

Name: MAYER & CO. *#
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, HALSTON STREET, ST MICHAN'S CHURCH (RC)
Date: 1894ca;1900;1902
Nature: Stained glass windows:  Christ's 1894ca (chancel)  Holy Family 1900 (N Chapel);  Sacred Heart and Immaculate Heart of Mary, 1902 (Lady Chapel).
Refs: Christine Casey, The Buildings of Ireland: Dublin (2005), 92.

Name: ASHLIN & COLEMAN
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, HALSTON STREET, ST MICHAN'S CHURCH (RC)
Date: 1902;1907
Nature: New sacristies
Refs: Clonliffe College Archive, MS p1/2; IB 44, 30 Jan 1902, 1024; 49, 6 Apr,18 May 1907, 233,361

Name: MUNDEN, PATRICK JOHN FITZGERALD
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, HALSTON STREET, ST MICHAN'S CHURCH (RC)
Date: 1913
Nature: New mortuary chapel at rear.
Refs: Clonliffe College Archive, MS p1/2; IB 55, 21 Jun 1913, 416

Name: OPPENHEIMER, LUDWIG, LTD *#
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, HALSTON STREET, ST MICHAN'S CHURCH (RC)
Date: 1915a?
Nature: Mosaic work.
Refs: Oppenheimer brochure, 1915ca (information from Robert Field, Swanage, Dorset, Apr 2013).

Name: CLAYTON, WILLIAM GERATY
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, HALSTON STREET, ST MICHAN'S CHURCH (RC)
Date: 1916
Nature: Alterations
Refs: IB 58, 10 Jun 1916, 259