||RAMSAY, JOHN JAMES OCTAVIUS
||CO. KILDARE, NEWBRIDGE, GEORGE STREET, MASONIC HALL
||New masonic hall for accommodation of United Service Lodge 215 opened 3 Jun 1898. Red brick with white stone facings, containing 'caretakers' apartments, lodge, and committee room with spacious ante-rooms and a commodious banqueting hall'. Contractor: John Cromer, Lucan. Cost: £1000 'and there is still a considerable sum required to clear the building account'.
Kildare Observer, 4 Jun 1898.