Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Selected: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, BERKELEY STREET, CHURCH OF ST JOSEPH (RC)

Name: O'NEILL & BYRNE
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, BERKELEY STREET, CHURCH OF ST JOSEPH (RC)
Date: 1874-1880
Nature: New church in Middle Pointed style. FS laid 5 Sep 1874 by Cardinal Cullen. Contractors: Cormack, Talbot St, and Richard Toole.  
Refs: Drawings, 1874 & 1879, in W.H. Byrne & Son collection; Clonliffe College Archive, MS p1/2; IB 16, 15 Sep 1874, 254(illus.); 22, 15 Apr 1880, 117; RHA 1877, no. 325 (interior view);  Irish Times, 20 Apr 1880, 3;  J.J. Tracey, 'A dissertation on the buildings of John O'Neill and O'Neill and Byrne, architects, 1862-1883', unpublished thesis presented as part of Master of Architecture degree course, Queen's University, Belfast, 1987, 42,166-168, fig. 18, illus.32;  Christine Casey, The Buildings of Ireland: Dublin (2005), 276. 

Name: PEARSE, JAMES *
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, BERKELEY STREET, CHURCH OF ST JOSEPH (RC)
Date: 1880
Nature: Carving by James Pearse and Earley & Powells.
Refs: Irish Times, 20 Apr 1883, 3.

Name: EARLEY & POWELLS *
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, BERKELEY STREET, CHURCH OF ST JOSEPH (RC)
Date: 1880a
Nature: High altar, stained glass & decoration.
Refs: Irish Times, 20 Apr 1883, 3.

Name: ASHLIN, GEORGE COPPINGER
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, BERKELEY STREET, CHURCH OF ST JOSEPH (RC)
Date: 1890
Nature: Pulpit.
Refs: Design for pulpit, Aug 1890., in IAA, Ashlin & Coleman drawings collection, Acc. 76/1.52/9

Name: ROBINSON, JOHN LOFTUS
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, BERKELEY STREET, CHURCH OF ST JOSEPH (RC)
Date: 1892a
Nature: Improvements. Proposed new belfry.
Refs: Diary of JLR.Jan 1893, 25 (photocopy in IAA, Acc. 2006/011); IB 34, 15 May 1892, 117

Name: ASHLIN & COLEMAN
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, BERKELEY STREET, CHURCH OF ST JOSEPH (RC)
Date: 1901
Nature: Carrara marble shrine, executed by Edmund Sharpe (£196).
Refs: IB 43, 5 Dec 1901, 907

Name: ASHLIN & COLEMAN
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, BERKELEY STREET, CHURCH OF ST JOSEPH (RC)
Date: 1902-1916
Nature: Altars: Sacred Heart (1904), St Joseph, Virgin, St Anthony, Pieta. All carried out by E. Sharp.
Refs: Clonliffe College Archive, MS p1/2; designs for Sacred Heart altar in IAA, Ashlin & Coleman drawings collection, Acc. 76/1.52; IB 46, 7 May,18 Jun 1904, 274,278(illus.),394; E. Sharp's publicity booklet (1920s), 10

Name: OPPENHEIMER, LUDWIG, LTD *#
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, BERKELEY STREET, CHURCH OF ST JOSEPH (RC)
Date: 1915a?
Nature: Mosaic work.
Refs: Oppenheimer brochure, 1915ca (information from Robert Field, Swanage, Dorset, Apr 2013).


Name: REDMOND, MARY *
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, BERKELEY STREET, CHURCH OF ST JOSEPH (RC)
Date: ?
Nature: Reredos to high altar.
Refs: Catholic Dublin: a guide (1932)(B of I; but I cannot find this ref. in IAA copy of Gill's Guide to Catholic Dublin (1932))

Name: ASHLIN & COLEMAN
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, BERKELEY STREET, CHURCH OF ST JOSEPH (RC)
Date: ?
Nature: Electric light fitments.
Refs: Undated designs in IAA, Ashlin & Coleman drawings collection, Acc. 76/1.52/6,7,8