Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Selected: CO. CORK, CORK, FATHER MATHEW QUAY, CHURCH OF THE HOLY TRINITY (RC, CAPUCHIN)

Name: UNKNOWN ARCHITECT
Building: CO. CORK, CORK, FATHER MATHEW QUAY, CHURCH OF THE HOLY TRINITY (RC, CAPUCHIN)
Date: 1825?
Nature: Classical design for same. Competition entry?
Refs: Unsigned, undated ground plan in Allen Collection, Balymaloe, Co. Cork.

Name: DEANE, THOMAS (SIR)
Building: CO. CORK, CORK, FATHER MATHEW QUAY, CHURCH OF THE HOLY TRINITY (RC, CAPUCHIN)
Date: 1832
Nature: 'Sir Thomas Deane & Co''s plan no. 1 placed 3rd in competition.
Refs: Limerick Chronicle, 15 Aug 1832, cited by David Lee & Debbie Jacobs, James Pain, architect (Limerick Civic Trust, 2005), 195;

Name: PAIN, GEORGE RICHARD
Building: CO. CORK, CORK, FATHER MATHEW QUAY, CHURCH OF THE HOLY TRINITY (RC, CAPUCHIN)
Date: 1832-1850
Nature: Perpendicular Gothic. GRP winner of competition, Aug 1832. FS laid 10 Oct 1832. Site waterlogged; additional £1,600 required for purchase of steam pumps. Lawsuit whereby Pain was awarded an extra £300. Builders: (1)Thomas Anthony, who claimed to have taken contract at too low a figure and went out of business during construction; (2) Sir Thomas Deane & Co. Completed excepting spire 1850; first opened for services, 10 Oct 1850. Thomas Coakley supervising archt. after GRP's death in 1838.
Refs: Model in IAA (Acc. 86/73); front & rear elevations in Allen Collection, Ballymaloe, Co. Cork; signed engraving in RIBA Drawings Collection; J. Windele, Historical and Descriptive Notices of the City of Cork (1849), ?; APSD II,C,147, & VI, P,7; Patrick Rogers, Father Theobald Mathew ((1945). 27,100 (citing MS. 'Book of the Community, South Friary, Cork', f. 89,189-90); Mark Bence-Jones, 'Two pairs of architect brothers', Country Life 142, 10 Aug 1967, 306-307(illus.); David Lee & Debbie Jacobs, James Pain, architect (Limerick Civic Trust, 2005), 194-197;  Building a Business: 150 Years of the Sisk Group, ed. by Madeleine Lyons (Dublin:  Associated Editions, 2009), 28-39(illus.).

Name: ANTHONY, THOMAS [2]
Building: CO. CORK, CORK, FATHER MATHEW QUAY, CHURCH OF THE HOLY TRINITY (RC, CAPUCHIN)
Date: 1833
Nature: Placed 2nd in competition for same. TA contracting architect for Ashenhurst(??) in execution of Pain's design. Claimed to have tendered at too low a price and went bankrupt during building.
Refs: Limerick Chronicle, 15 Aug 1832, cited by David Lee & Debbie Jacobs, James Pain, architect (Limerick Civic Trust, 2005), 195; Irish Penny Magazine I, 18 May 1833; Patrick Rogers, Father Theobald Mathew ((1945). 100 (citing MS. 'Book of the Community, South Friary, Cork', f. 89)

Name: BUTLER, WILLIAM DEANE
Building: CO. CORK, CORK, FATHER MATHEW QUAY, CHURCH OF THE HOLY TRINITY (RC, CAPUCHIN)
Date: 1833
Nature: 'Mr Butler's' plan no. 1 placed 4th in competition. Design for church 'proposed to be erected' exh. RHA, 1833.
Refs: Limerick Chronicle, 15 Aug 1832, cited by David Lee & Debbie Jacobs, James Pain, architect (Limerick Civic Trust, 2005), 195; RHA 1833, nos. 194, 199

Name: COAKLEY, THOMAS
Building: CO. CORK, CORK, FATHER MATHEW QUAY, CHURCH OF THE HOLY TRINITY (RC, CAPUCHIN)
Date: 1838p
Nature: TC said to have supervised erection of church after death of G.R. Pain in 1838.
Refs: B. Goslin, 'History and descriptive catalogue of the Murray Collection', MA thesis submitted to NUI, Jan 1990, pp.

Name: ATKINS, WILLIAM
Building: CO. CORK, CORK, FATHER MATHEW QUAY, CHURCH OF THE HOLY TRINITY (RC, CAPUCHIN)
Date: 1850
Nature: Completion of interior. Red pine roof coloured to imitate oak. North window by Gibbs of London in memory of Daniel O'Connell. Opened Oct 1850 although not quite finished.
Refs: B 8, 19 Aug,5 Oct 1850, 380,473; Jeremy Williams, 'William Atkins 1812-1887, a forgotten Cork Pre-Raphaelite' in A. Bernelle (ed.), Decantations: a tribute to Maurice Craig (1992), 248.

Name: GEOGHEGAN, CHARLES
Building: CO. CORK, CORK, FATHER MATHEW QUAY, CHURCH OF THE HOLY TRINITY (RC, CAPUCHIN)
Date: 1889
Nature: Invited to take part in limited competition for completing church.
Refs: IB 31, 1 May 1889, 124; MS list of plans in stable of CG, 2 Oct 1896, in possession of Joe macEochagáin, 2006 (photocopy in IAA, RP.B.48 (1-3))

Name: DOOLIN, WALTER GLYNN
Building: CO. CORK, CORK, FATHER MATHEW QUAY, CHURCH OF THE HOLY TRINITY (RC, CAPUCHIN)
Date: 1889
Nature: WGD wins limited competition for completion of front but design of D.J. Coakley executed.
Refs: IB 31, 1 Aug 1889, 194; 32, 1 Jul 1890, 155,157(illus.); B 57, 20 Jul 1889, 45; 48, 7 Apr 1906, 261; Architect 42, 19 Jul 1889, 39, 13 Sep 1889, supplement, p.1; design exh. RHA 1890, no. 509; Gearoid Crookes, 'The Career and Architectural Works of Walter G. Doolin (1850-1902)', unpublished M.A. thesis, University College Dublin, 1987, 108-110, Fig. 7:10

Name: DEANE, THOMAS NEWENHAM, & SON
Building: CO. CORK, CORK, FATHER MATHEW QUAY, CHURCH OF THE HOLY TRINITY (RC, CAPUCHIN)
Date: 1889
Nature: Proposal for tower and spire submitted in limited competition.
Refs: 2 drawings in IAA, Murray Collection, nos. 268,269 (see Murray Collection Catalogue, pp. 113-114); see also The Architecture of Ireland in Drawings & Paintings(1975), no. 88); another drawing in collection of T.F. McNamara, Cork, repr. in T.F. Mcnamara, Portrait of Cork (1981), 119; IB 31, 1 May 1889, 124

Name: DREW, THOMAS (SIR)
Building: CO. CORK, CORK, FATHER MATHEW QUAY, CHURCH OF THE HOLY TRINITY (RC, CAPUCHIN)
Date: 1889
Nature: Competition entrant.
Refs: Design exh. RHA 1890, no. 505, RSA 1911, no. 463; IB 31, 1 May 1889, 124; B 59, 8 Nov 1890, ?

Name: MCCARTHY, CHARLES JAMES
Building: CO. CORK, CORK, FATHER MATHEW QUAY, CHURCH OF THE HOLY TRINITY (RC, CAPUCHIN)
Date: 1889
Nature: Invited to take part in limited competition for completing church.
Refs: IB 31, 1 May 1889, 124

Name: HILL, ARTHUR
Building: CO. CORK, CORK, FATHER MATHEW QUAY, CHURCH OF THE HOLY TRINITY (RC, CAPUCHIN)
Date: 1889
Nature: Competition entrant. His design one of final 3 designs selected, for which her received £50.
Refs: 2 perspective views (1 s. & d.) in collection of Myrtle Allen, Ballymaloe House, Co. Cork (copy photographs by IAA, neg. nos. S/2324/8,10); Architect 42, 19 Jul 1889, 39

Name: O'CALLAGHAN, JOHN JOSEPH
Building: CO. CORK, CORK, FATHER MATHEW QUAY, CHURCH OF THE HOLY TRINITY (RC, CAPUCHIN)
Date: 1889
Nature: Invited to take part in limited competition for completing church.
Refs: IB 31, 1 May 1889, 124

Name: COAKLEY, DOMINICK J.
Building: CO. CORK, CORK, FATHER MATHEW QUAY, CHURCH OF THE HOLY TRINITY (RC, CAPUCHIN)
Date: 1889-90
Nature: Completion of western facade & steeple. Design of DJC eventually executed, although that of Walter Doolin selected in limited competition. Tender of J. Sisk, Cork, for executing design (£5,769) accepted, Jan 1890.
Refs: IB 31, 1 Dec 1889, 300; 32, 15 Jan 1890, 27; 48, 7 Apr 1906, 261; 63, 5 Nov 1921, 729; Architect 42, 19 Jul 1889, 39; 43, 3 Jan 1890, 16; 54, 18 Oct 1895 (Supplement), 9;  Sisk's form of tender repr. in Building a Business: 150 Years of the Sisk Group, ed. by Madeleine Lyons (Dublin:  Associated Editions, 2009), 18.

Name: ASHLIN & COLEMAN
Building: CO. CORK, CORK, FATHER MATHEW QUAY, CHURCH OF THE HOLY TRINITY (RC, CAPUCHIN)
Date: 1906-8
Nature: Additions, extension to sanctuary, for Capuchin Fathers. Superintended by J.F. McMullen. Builder: John Delany
Refs: IB 48, 7 Apr,30 Jun,15 Dec 1906, 261,?,1023; 49, 14 Dec 1907, 861; 50, 2 May 1908, 266

Name: MCMULLEN, JAMES FINBARRE [1]
Building: CO. CORK, CORK, FATHER MATHEW QUAY, CHURCH OF THE HOLY TRINITY (RC, CAPUCHIN)
Date: 1906-8
Nature: Additions, extension to sanctuary, for Capuchin Fathers. Designed by Ashlin & Coleman. Superintending architect: J.F. McMullen. Builder: John Delany
Refs: IB 48, 7 Apr,30 Jun,15 Dec 1906, 261,?,1023; 49, 14 Dec 1907, 861; 50, 2 May 1908, 266

Name: DELANY, JOHN *
Building: CO. CORK, CORK, FATHER MATHEW QUAY, CHURCH OF THE HOLY TRINITY (RC, CAPUCHIN)
Date: 1906-8?
Nature: JD contractor for additions (probably those of 1906-8 designed by Ashlin & Coleman).
Refs: Building News 101, 22 Sep 1911, 396.

Name: MCMULLEN, JAMES FINBARRE [2]
Building: CO. CORK, CORK, FATHER MATHEW QUAY, CHURCH OF THE HOLY TRINITY (RC, CAPUCHIN)
Date: 1949
Nature: Fan chamber.
Refs: IB 91, 22 Jan 1949, 82

Name: WALKER, ROBERT [4]
Building: CO. CORK, CORK, FATHER MATHEW QUAY, CHURCH OF THE HOLY TRINITY (RC, CAPUCHIN)
Date: ?
Nature: New? choir.
Refs: Biography of RW in Building News 58, 28 Feb 1890, 326