Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Selected: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, CLONLIFFE ROAD, HOLY CROSS COLLEGE, CHURCH (RC)

Name: MCCARTHY, JAMES JOSEPH
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, CLONLIFFE ROAD, HOLY CROSS COLLEGE, CHURCH (RC)
Date: 1873-1876
Nature: Begun 1873; dedicated 14 Sep 1876. Front modelled on S Francesca Romana, Rome, and interior on S Agata dei Goti, Rome. Direct labour. C of W: Bryan O'Connor. Cost £23,775. Carved arms between divisions of organ by J.R. Boyle, jr., Gloucester St Upr. Painting: Gagliardi. Plasterer: James Hogan & Sons
Refs: IAA, PKS B07/33;  Freeman's Journal, 6 Nov 11875;  IB 18, 15 Sep 1876, 276; Jeanne Sheehy, J.J. McCarthy and the Gothic Revival in Ireland (UAHS, 1977), 66-67

Name: MEDICI, LUIGI *#
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, CLONLIFFE ROAD, HOLY CROSS COLLEGE, CHURCH (RC)
Date: 1874-75
Nature: Sculptor of high altar and tabernacle. Contract dated 22 Jul 1874; work in hand, 1875. (Removed in 1940s)
Refs: Clonliffe Archives, MS 290/3.

Name: GAGLIARDI, PIETRO *#
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, CLONLIFFE ROAD, HOLY CROSS COLLEGE, CHURCH (RC)
Date: ?
Nature: Decoration of clerestory in chapel.
Refs: Catholic Dublin: a guide (1932), ?.

Name: FARRELL & SONS *
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, CLONLIFFE ROAD, HOLY CROSS COLLEGE, CHURCH (RC)
Date: ?
Nature: Replica by Thomas Farrell of his statue of Cardinal Cullen in Pro-Cathedral in college chapel.
Refs: E. MacDowell Cosgrave & Leonard R. Strangways, Visitors’ Guide to Dublin and Neighbourhoods (Dublin & London, [1907]), ? (IAA, Edward McParland files, Acc.2008/44)