Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Selected: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, ORMEAU ROAD (BALLYNAFEIGH), GOOD SHEPHERD CONVENT

Name: MACALISTER, ALEXANDER
Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, ORMEAU ROAD (BALLYNAFEIGH), GOOD SHEPHERD CONVENT
Date: 1879-1880
Nature: Convent chapel. In progress Sep 1879. Nearly finished Jun 1880. Nave, 50 x 36ft, with apsidal chancel, 20ft.. Belfry on W gable. Scrabo stone walling with Dundonald sandstone dressing. 2 choirs, one for nuns and one for penitents. Contractor: Silo & Mathews. Windows by Earley & Powell. (Demolished)
Refs: IB 21, 1 Sep 1879, 274; 22, 1 Jun 1880, 148; B 37, 27 Sep 1879, 1087

Name: MACALISTER, ALEXANDER
Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, ORMEAU ROAD (BALLYNAFEIGH), GOOD SHEPHERD CONVENT
Date: 1884
Nature: New residence for sisters in progress Sep 1884. Perforated brick with wrought stone bands.. Contractor: Charles Boyd. Clerk of Works: Patrick Dorrian.
Refs: IB 24, 1 Nov 1882, 321; 26, 1 Sep 1884, 261(illus.); Paul Larmour, Belfast: an illustrated architectural guide (1987), 76, no. 171.

Name: BYRNE, WILLIAM HENRY
Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, ORMEAU ROAD (BALLYNAFEIGH), GOOD SHEPHERD CONVENT
Date: 1901
Nature: Additions
Refs: Undated drawings for proposed 3-storey brick block, formerly in office archives of W.H. Byrne & Son; IB 43, 26 Sep 1901, 872; Paul Larmour, Belfast: an illustrated architectural guide (1987), 76 (illus.)

Name: BYRNE, WILLIAM HENRY, & SON
Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, ORMEAU ROAD (BALLYNAFEIGH), GOOD SHEPHERD CONVENT
Date: 1909;1913;1916
Nature: Additions and new chapel. Designs for chapel agreed 1913. Sacred Heart and Lady altars, 1916 (executed by Luigi Z-)
Refs: Designs for chapel and altars in IAA, W.H. Byrne Collection 2006/142; IB 51, 9 Jan 1909, 18; 53, 18 Feb 1911, 111; Paul Larmour, Belfast: an illustrated architectural guide (1987), 76 (illus.)

Name: OPPENHEIMER, LUDWIG, LTD *#
Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, ORMEAU ROAD (BALLYNAFEIGH), GOOD SHEPHERD CONVENT
Date: 1913
Nature: Mosaics for convent chapel.
Refs: Information from Robert Field, Swanage, Dorset, Apr 2013, citing Oppenheimer brochure of 1915ca.


Name: BYRNE, RALPH HENRY
Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, ORMEAU ROAD (BALLYNAFEIGH), GOOD SHEPHERD CONVENT
Date: 1928-1935
Nature: Wall, ball alley, additions, stores &c
Refs: IB 70, ? ? 1928, 420; 72, ? ? 1930, 1098; 73, ? ? 1931, 230; 74, ? ? 1932, 568,780

Name: BLACKWOOD & JURY
Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, ORMEAU ROAD (BALLYNAFEIGH), GOOD SHEPHERD CONVENT
Date: 1932
Nature: Boiler house
Refs: IB 74, 21 May 1932, 480

Name: BYRNE, RALPH HENRY
Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, ORMEAU ROAD (BALLYNAFEIGH), GOOD SHEPHERD CONVENT
Date: 1934-1935
Nature: Alterations and additions to house belonging to Good Shepherd Convent.
Refs: IB 76, ? ? 1934, 70; 77, ? ? 1935, 578

Name: KING, RICHARD JOSEPH *
Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, ORMEAU ROAD (BALLYNAFEIGH), GOOD SHEPHERD CONVENT
Date: ?
Nature: Stained glass.
Refs: Theo Snoddy, Dictionary of Irish Artists: 20th Century (1996), 243