Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Selected: CO. GALWAY, ARAN ISLANDS, EERAGH, LIGHTHOUSE

Name: UNKNOWN ARCHITECT
Building: CO. GALWAY, ARAN ISLANDS, EERAGH, LIGHTHOUSE
Date: 1852-1857
Nature: 2 lighthouses built at either end of Aran island chain, on Inisheer at S end and Eeragh on N end. Towers and dwellings built by Daniel Crowe & Sons, Dublin, chiefly under superintendence of Mr Kirwan. Both list on 1 Dec 1857. S house cost £14,252.2s.4d. N house cost £15,126.1s.7d.
Refs: B 10, 13 Mar,8 May 1852, 172,300;  John S. Sloane, 'A History of the lighthouses of Ireland…V', IB 22, 1 Sep 1880, 247;  Bill Long, Bright Light, White Water (1993), 146