Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Selected: CO. CLARE, DROMOLAND

Name: BURGH, THOMAS
Building: CO. CLARE, DROMOLAND
Date: 1717ca
Nature: Involved with rebuilding of same for Catherine O'Brien
Refs: Toby Barnard, Bula├ín, 27 (IAA, Edward McParland files, Acc.2008/44); Rolf Loeber, entry on Burgh in Oxford DNB (2004);  Finola O'Kane, 'Leamaneh and Dromoland: the O'Brien ambition, part II', Irish Architectural and Decorative Studies 7 (2004), 83-97.

Name: AHERON, JOHN
Building: CO. CLARE, DROMOLAND
Date: 1741ca
Nature: Designs (not necessarily his own) for remodelling of house, stables, rotunda, gazebo and gardens for (and with?) Sir Edward O'Brien.
Refs: Dromoland album, NLI MS 2791 (see Bibliography); Knight of Glin unpublished thesis on Irish Palladianism, Chapter 6, ?note 5; Country Life 139, ? Jan 1966, 26(illus.);  Finola O'Kane, 'Leamaneh and Dromoland: the O'Brien ambition, part II', Irish Architectural and Decorative Studies 7 (2004),85-97(illus.).

Name: HOPPER, THOMAS #
Building: CO. CLARE, DROMOLAND
Date: 1812
Nature: Greek Doric entrance lodge, for Sir Edward O'Brien.
Refs: Set of 14 signed drawings in NLI, AD 2576-2589

Name: PAIN, JAMES
Building: CO. CLARE, DROMOLAND
Date: 1813
Nature: Unexecuted Classical proposal.
Refs: D. Scott Richardson, Gothic Revival Architecture in Ireland (New York, 1983), I, 132-134, Pls. 60,61

Name: MORRISON, RICHARD (SIR)
Building: CO. CLARE, DROMOLAND
Date: 1814ca
Nature: Unexecuted proposal for castellated adds. & alts. For Sir Edward O'Brien, 4th Bt.
Refs: A.M. Rowan, ed., The Architecture of Richard Morrison and William Vitruvius Morrison (IAA, 1989), 175-176

Name: PAIN, JAMES
Building: CO. CLARE, DROMOLAND
Date: 1819-1838
Nature: Castellated. With G.R. Pain, for Sir Edward O'Brien, 4th Bt.
Refs: Drawings in Dromoland Castle album (Dowager Lady Inchiquin; photographed by IAA), in collection of Lord Inchiquin and in NLI AD 2489-2575; F.O. Morris, Views of Seats IV, 27; APSD VI, P, 6-7; D. Scott Richardson, Gothic Revival Architecture in Ireland (New York, 1983), I, 140-146 (illus. in II, 65-75); David Lee, 'James and George Pain - Gothic Architects' in David Lee & Christine Gonzalez, eds., Georgian Limerick 1714-1845, II (Limerick Civic Trust, 2000), 236-239; F. O'Dwyer, '"A Noble Pile in the late Tudor Style": Mitchelstown Castle', Irish Arts Review 18 (2002), 31-32; David Lee & Debbie Jacobs, James Pain, architect (Limerick Civic Trust, 2005), 25-27(illus.),110-112(illus.)

Name: PAIN, JAMES
Building: CO. CLARE, DROMOLAND
Date: 1842-43
Nature: Alts. & imps., including unexecuted proposal for new dining room, for Sir Lucius O'Brien. New fireplaces executed by Killaloe Marble Works, 1843.
Refs: David Lee & Debbie Jacobs, James Pain, architect (Limerick Civic Trust, 2005), 328