Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Selected: CO. LOUTH, DROGHEDA, WEST STREET, CHURCH OF ST PETER (RC, NEW)

Name: JUDGE, M.
Building: CO. LOUTH, DROGHEDA, WEST STREET, CHURCH OF ST PETER (RC, NEW)
Date: 1881
Nature: O'Hanlon & Judge competition entrants. Design exh RHA 1882.
Refs: RHA 1882, no. 656; Irish Exhibition of Arts & Manufactures, Dublin, 1882 (nos. 626,632).

Name: HAGUE, WILLIAM [2]
Building: CO. LOUTH, DROGHEDA, WEST STREET, CHURCH OF ST PETER (RC, NEW)
Date: 1881
Nature: WH wins second prize in competition for rebuilding church
Refs: Church records (information from Patrick Carr)

Name: HYNES, SAMUEL FRANCIS
Building: CO. LOUTH, DROGHEDA, WEST STREET, CHURCH OF ST PETER (RC, NEW)
Date: 1881
Nature: Competition entrant.
Refs: Irish Exhibition of Arts & Manufactures, Dublin (no. 637)

Name: O'HANLON, JOHN LESLIE [1]
Building: CO. LOUTH, DROGHEDA, WEST STREET, CHURCH OF ST PETER (RC, NEW)
Date: 1881
Nature: O'Hanlon & Judge competition entrants. Design exh. 1882.
Refs: RHA 1882, no. 656; Irish Exhibition of Arts & Manufactures, Dublin, 1882, nos. 626,632

Name: ROBINSON, JOHN LOFTUS
Building: CO. LOUTH, DROGHEDA, WEST STREET, CHURCH OF ST PETER (RC, NEW)
Date: 1881
Nature: Competition entrant for new church.
Refs: Architect 25, 25 Jun 1881, 435(illus.); design exh. RHA 1882, no. 655

Name: O'NEILL & BYRNE
Building: CO. LOUTH, DROGHEDA, WEST STREET, CHURCH OF ST PETER (RC, NEW)
Date: 1881-82
Nature: O'N & B winners - from among 25 entrants - of competition for new church. French Gothic, with spire. Contractor: John O'Hare, Lr Catherine St, Newry..FS laid 10 Jul 1881. First contract (for addition of tower, porch, baptistery & first two bays of nave) 13 Jun 1882. 2nd contract (for demolition of remaining body of existing church and building 3rd nave bay, crossing transepts and sanctuary, 29 Jul 1891.
Refs: Designs, 1882, formerly in office archives of W.H. Byrne & Son; RHA 1883, no. 551; IB 23, 1 May,1 Jun 1881, 141,175; 24, 1 Jul 1882, 195; Architect 25, 7 May 1881, 330; B 60. ? ? 1881. 685;  Irish Times, 11 Jul 1881, 7;  Christine Casey & Alistair Rowan, The Buildings of Ireland: North Leinster (1993), 238-9,pl.131; J.J. Tracey, 'A dissertation on the buildings of John O'Neill and O'Neill and Byrne, architects, 1862-1883', unpublished thesis presented as part of Master of Architecture degree course, Queen's University, Belfast, 1987, 43-4,187-191; George Henry Bassett, Louth County Guide and Directory (1886), 89

Name: WATSON, THOMAS LENNOX #
Building: CO. LOUTH, DROGHEDA, WEST STREET, CHURCH OF ST PETER (RC, NEW)
Date: 1881?
Nature: TLW exhibits design for 'Church of St Peter, Drogheda' at RA 1892; perhaps entry in competition of 1881-2?
Refs: RA 1892, No. 1742

Name: HAMMOND, ARTHUR *
Building: CO. LOUTH, DROGHEDA, WEST STREET, CHURCH OF ST PETER (RC, NEW)
Date: 1882
Nature: Mssrs. Hammond and Co. refuse to sign contract because of objection to stipulation that work was to extend over ten years. Archts: O'Neill & Byrne.
Refs: Architect 27, 27 May 1882, 334

Name: BYRNE, WILLIAM HENRY
Building: CO. LOUTH, DROGHEDA, WEST STREET, CHURCH OF ST PETER (RC, NEW)
Date: 1896
Nature: High altar of Carrara marble has been erected. Executed by Edmund Sharp.
Refs: IB 38, 15 Jun 1896, 133

Name: SHARP, EDMUND *
Building: CO. LOUTH, DROGHEDA, WEST STREET, CHURCH OF ST PETER (RC, NEW)
Date: 1896
Nature: High altar of Carrara marble has been erected to designs by W.H. Byrne.
Refs: IB 38, 15 Jun 1896, 133

Name: BYRNE, WILLIAM HENRY
Building: CO. LOUTH, DROGHEDA, WEST STREET, CHURCH OF ST PETER (RC, NEW)
Date: 1898
Nature: Sacred Heart altar
Refs: Design, 1898, formerly in office archives of W.H. Byrne & Son

Name: MCGLOUGHLIN, JOHN *
Building: CO. LOUTH, DROGHEDA, WEST STREET, CHURCH OF ST PETER (RC, NEW)
Date: 1902-03
Nature: Entrance gate and railing by J. & C. McGloughlin Ltd... Design, 1902. Agreed, 1903.
Refs: Design, 1902, formerly in office archives of W.H. Byrne & Son

Name: EARLEY, JOHN BISHOP *
Building: CO. LOUTH, DROGHEDA, WEST STREET, CHURCH OF ST PETER (RC, NEW)
Date: 1904
Nature: JE exhibits design for stained glass window at RHA.
Refs: RHA 1904, no. 311

Name: BYRNE, WILLIAM HENRY, & SON
Building: CO. LOUTH, DROGHEDA, WEST STREET, CHURCH OF ST PETER (RC, NEW)
Date: 1907;1913
Nature: Design for porch and mortuary chapel., 1907. (Not built until c.1919?). Side porch, 1913 (design agreed 1914)
Refs: Designs, 1907,1913, formerly in office archives of W.H. Byrne & Son

Name: OPPENHEIMER, LUDWIG, LTD *#
Building: CO. LOUTH, DROGHEDA, WEST STREET, CHURCH OF ST PETER (RC, NEW)
Date: 1915a?
Nature: Mosaic work in sanctuary.
Refs: Oppenheimer brochure, 1915ca (information from Robert Field, Swanage, Dorset, Apr 2013).

Name: BYRNE, RALPH HENRY
Building: CO. LOUTH, DROGHEDA, WEST STREET, CHURCH OF ST PETER (RC, NEW)
Date: 1918
Nature: Entrance to be widened and mortuary chapel to be added. (To design of 1907?)
Refs: IB 60, 30 Nov 1918, 522

Name: MAYER & CO. *#
Building: CO. LOUTH, DROGHEDA, WEST STREET, CHURCH OF ST PETER (RC, NEW)
Date: ?
Nature: Stained glass for round windows of nave & transepts.
Refs: 2 undated designs formerly in office archives of W.H. Byrne & Son; Christine Casey & Alistair Rowan, The Buildings of Ireland: North Leinster (1993), 239