Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Selected: CO. DERRY, DERRY, CATHEDRAL OF ST EUGENE (RC)

Name: MCCARTHY, JAMES JOSEPH
Building: CO. DERRY, DERRY, CATHEDRAL OF ST EUGENE (RC)
Date: 1853-1873
Nature: FS laid Aug 1851 but not begun to designs of JJM, who had taken over commission by 1853. Contractor: Robert Maxwell. Supervision by Charles Whelan. Cost: £28,000. Pulpit & font by Earley & Powell.
Refs: APSD, L, ?; B 9, 9 Aug 1851, 502; 11, 2 Apr 1853, 215; DB 4, 15 Apr 1862, 89; IB 15, 1,15 Feb 1873, 36(illus.),47(illus.); Jeanne Sheehy, J.J. McCarthy and the Gothic Revival in Ireland (UAHS, 1977), 42-3

Name: EARLEY & POWELLS *
Building: CO. DERRY, DERRY, CATHEDRAL OF ST EUGENE (RC)
Date: 1873
Nature: Pulpit and font.
Refs: IB 15, 1,15 Feb 1873, 36(illus.), 47

Name: MAYER & CO. *#
Building: CO. DERRY, DERRY, CATHEDRAL OF ST EUGENE (RC)
Date: 1880-1902
Nature: Windows in aisle, side chapels and chancel.
Refs: Alistair Rowan, The Buildings of Ireland: North West Ulster (1979), 384

Name: ASHLIN, GEORGE COPPINGER
Building: CO. DERRY, DERRY, CATHEDRAL OF ST EUGENE (RC)
Date: 1900
Nature: Belfry and spire. With E.J. Toye. Builder: Courtney, Belfast.
Refs: IB 42, 1 May, 1 Jun, 1 Aug, 15 Nov 1900, 347, 376, 437, 549; B 78, 26 May 1900, 530 (advt for tenders)

Name: TOYE, EDWARD J.
Building: CO. DERRY, DERRY, CATHEDRAL OF ST EUGENE (RC)
Date: 1900;1905;1906
Nature: Spire. Work started, Nov 1900. Contractor: Courtenay, Belfast.. Cusped and crocketed canopies for 6 statues in E gable, 1904. Grounds and gate lodge, 1905. Canopy over pulpit in Austrian oak, made by Ferdinand Stufflesser & Co., 1906
Refs: IB 42, 15 Nov 1900, 549; W.S. Ferguson, A.J. Rowan, J.J. Tracey, Historic Buildings…in and near the City of Derry (UAHS, 1970), 28; Alistair Rowan, The Buildings of Ireland: North West Ulster (1979), 383-4

Name: ASHLIN & COLEMAN
Building: CO. DERRY, DERRY, CATHEDRAL OF ST EUGENE (RC)
Date: 1903
Nature: GCA acts as consultant to E.J. Toye re design of spire
Refs: W.S. Ferguson, A.J. Rowan, J.J. Tracey, Historic Buildings…in and near the City of Derry (UAHS, 1970), 28

Name: ASHLIN & COLEMAN
Building: CO. DERRY, DERRY, CATHEDRAL OF ST EUGENE (RC)
Date: 1906
Nature: Sanctuary lamp
Refs: UAHS City of Derry, 28

Name: MCGRATH, JAMES PATRICK [1]
Building: CO. DERRY, DERRY, CATHEDRAL OF ST EUGENE (RC)
Date: 1921
Nature: Tenders invited for carrying out painting work.
Refs: IB 63, 10 Sep 1921, 606