Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Selected: CO. DONEGAL, INISHOWEN, WEST LIGHTHOUSE

Name: UNKNOWN ARCHITECT
Building: CO. DONEGAL, INISHOWEN, WEST LIGHTHOUSE
Date: 1870-1871
Nature: Raised in height by building cast-iron tower on stone gallery of original building. Work supervised by R. Shakespeare. Cast iron from E. Toomey, Phoenix Iron Works, Dublin. Works begun 13 Jul 1870 and completed 1871 at cost of £1,270.6s.6d.
Refs: John S. Sloane, 'A History of the lighthouses of Ireland…VII, IB 22, 1 Nov 1880, 305