Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Selected: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, STILLORGAN ROAD (DONNYBROOK), CHURCH OF THE SACRED HEART (RC)

Name: BYRNE, PATRICK
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, STILLORGAN ROAD (DONNYBROOK), CHURCH OF THE SACRED HEART (RC)
Date: 1860
Nature: PB prepares proposals for; chosen as architect for, but died in 1864.
Refs: IB 2, 1 Sep 1860, 330; N. Donnelly, Short Histories of Dublin Parishes, I, 63

Name: PUGIN & ASHLIN
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, STILLORGAN ROAD (DONNYBROOK), CHURCH OF THE SACRED HEART (RC)
Date: 1863-66
Nature: New. FS laid 12 Jun 1863. Opened 26 Aug 1866. Granite with Whitehouse sandstone dressings. Cost about £7,000. Builder: Michael Meade, Gt Brunswick St. Ironwork by Fagan, Gt. Brunswick St, except cross on apse by Skidmore of Coventry.
Refs: Elevation, sections, design for benches in IAA, Ashlin & Coleman drawings collection, Acc. 76/1.79; Clonliffe College Archive, MS p1/2; DB 5, 15 Jun 1863, 106; 6, 1 Jan 1864, 6; 8, 15 Aug 1866, 202(illus.); N. Donnelly, Short Histories of Dublin Parishes, I, 62-63; Capuchin Annual (1959), 89; Frederick O'Dwyer, 'A Victorian Partnership - the architecture of Pugin & Ashlin', in J. Graby, ed.,150 Years of Architecture in Ireland: the Royal Institute of the Architects of Ireland 1839-1989, (RIAI, 1989), 57-58

Name: BYRNE, WILLIAM HENRY
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, STILLORGAN ROAD (DONNYBROOK), CHURCH OF THE SACRED HEART (RC)
Date: 1894
Nature: Sanctuary floor
Refs: IAA, W.H. Byrne & Son drawings collection, Acc. 2006/142

Name: BYRNE, WILLIAM HENRY, & SON
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, STILLORGAN ROAD (DONNYBROOK), CHURCH OF THE SACRED HEART (RC)
Date: 1913-14
Nature: Tower, sacristy
Refs: Clonliffe College Archive, MS p1/2; IB 55, 25 Oct 1913, 683; 56, 18 Jul 1914, 360,433,518; 57, 1915, 34; Building News 107, 31 Jul,4 Sep 1914, 147,304

Name: OPPENHEIMER, LUDWIG, LTD *#
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, STILLORGAN ROAD (DONNYBROOK), CHURCH OF THE SACRED HEART (RC)
Date: 1915a?
Nature: Mosaics on sanctuary walls (and sanctuary floor?).
Refs: Oppenheimer brochure, 1915ca (information from Robert Field, Swanage, Dorset, Apr 2013).

Name: BYRNE, RALPH HENRY
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, STILLORGAN ROAD (DONNYBROOK), CHURCH OF THE SACRED HEART (RC)
Date: 1917;1924;1933-
Nature: Structural improvement to S. aisle; additions; extension. Builder: M.J. Greene.
Refs: Designs, dated 1933, in IAA, W.H. Byrne & Son drawings collection, Acc.2006/142; Building News 111, 1 Nov 1916, 435; IB 59, 13 Oct 1917, 523; 66, ? ? 1924, 614; 75, ? ? 1933, 841; 76, ? ? 1934, 464

Name: CLARKE, HARRY *
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, STILLORGAN ROAD (DONNYBROOK), CHURCH OF THE SACRED HEART (RC)
Date: 1924
Nature: Stained glass windows: SS Rita & Bernard (2 outer lights of 3-lightt window
Refs: Nicola Gordon Bowe, David Caron & Michael Wynne, Gazetteer of Irish Stained Glass (Irish Academic Press, 1988), 51

Name: EARLEY, WILLIAM *
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, STILLORGAN ROAD (DONNYBROOK), CHURCH OF THE SACRED HEART (RC)
Date: 1934
Nature: Side altar to designs by R.H. Byrne.
Refs: IAA, W.H. Byrne & Son drawings collection, Acc. 2006/142

Name: HARRISON, C.W., & SONS *
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, STILLORGAN ROAD (DONNYBROOK), CHURCH OF THE SACRED HEART (RC)
Date: 1936a
Nature: Marble columns and bases, carved stone caps, &c.  Architect: Ralph Henry Byrne.
Refs: List of works 'in hands, or recently executed' in advertisement in JRIAI (1936), 69.