Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Selected: CO. CORK, PASSAGE WEST, PIER

Name: PAIN, GEORGE RICHARD
Building: CO. CORK, PASSAGE WEST, PIER
Date: ?
Nature: '…the want of a steam boat to transport passengers and carriages [to Great Island and Cobh] having been much felt, the St George's Steam-Packet Company have lately built a very elegant pier, under the direction of G.R. Pain, Esq., of Cork, where their own packets can lie alongside in all weathers and discharge their passengers or cargoes at all times, even during the lowest ebb tide…' (Lewis)
Refs: S. Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of Ireland (1837), II, 458