Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Selected: CO. TIPPERARY, CLONMEL, WESTERN ROAD, DISTRICT LUNATIC ASYLUM

Name: MURRAY, WILLIAM [1]
Building: CO. TIPPERARY, CLONMEL, WESTERN ROAD, DISTRICT LUNATIC ASYLUM
Date: 1832-35
Nature: New '2nd class' lunatic asylum for 60 patients. Opened 16 Jan 1835. Cost: £14,019. (Enlarged by Board of Works (not by WM)1842 to accommodate 100 patients).
Refs: Drawing, signed and dated 12 Jun 1832, in IAA, Murray Collection, no. 215 (see Bernadette Goslin, 'A History and descriptive catalogue of the Murray Collection of architectural drawings' (MA thesis, University College, Dublin, 1990), 99-100); elevation exh. RHA 1835, no. 268; 4th Annual Report of Commissioners of Public Works (Ireland)n (1936), 7(18 W.P. Burke, History of Clonmel (1907), 199; Jill Lever, ed., Catalogue of the Drawings Collection of the Royal Institute of British Architects L-N (1973), 101

Name: UNKNOWN ARCHITECT
Building: CO. TIPPERARY, CLONMEL, WESTERN ROAD, DISTRICT LUNATIC ASYLUM
Date: 1842
Nature: Enlargement, to accommodate 100 patients.
Refs: 9th Annual Report of Commissioners of Public Works (Ireland) (1842), 5; 10th Annual Report of Commissioners of Public Works (Ireland) (1843), 5; W.P. Burke, History of Clonmel (1907), 199.

Name: FAYLE, EDWIN MORDAUNT
Building: CO. TIPPERARY, CLONMEL, WESTERN ROAD, DISTRICT LUNATIC ASYLUM
Date: 1887
Nature: Unsuccessful entrant in RC chapel competition.
Refs: Eamonn Lonergan, St Luke's Hospital, Clonmel,1834-1984 (1984?), 35

Name: DOOLIN, WALTER GLYNN
Building: CO. TIPPERARY, CLONMEL, WESTERN ROAD, DISTRICT LUNATIC ASYLUM
Date: 1887-1890
Nature: Successful competition entrant for design of RC chapel. Contractor: P. Dwyer, Clonmel (£2134).
Refs: IB 29, 1 Oct 1887, I; 30, 1 Aug 1888, 204 and advertisement;  Architect 40, 27 Jul 1888, suppl. p.1; 21 Sep 1888, suppl. p.2;  Eamonn Lonergan, St Luke's Hospital, Clonmel,1834-1984 (1984?), 34(illus.), 35--37;  Gearoid Crookes, 'The Career and Architectural Works of Walter G. Doolin (1850-1902)', unpublished M.A. thesis, University College Dublin, 1987, 113-114, Fig. 7:13

Name: HACKETT, EDWARD AUGUSTUS
Building: CO. TIPPERARY, CLONMEL, WESTERN ROAD, DISTRICT LUNATIC ASYLUM
Date: 1891-94;1901;1905
Nature: Alts. & adds (new east wing?), 1891-94 (Contractor: M. Hunt, Waterford); sanitary work, 1901; coal store, 1905.
Refs: IB 34, 15 Jan 1892, 20; Architect 47, 15 Jan 1892, suppl. p.9;  IAA, PKS 0711, B15/48, B16/02, A07 (Nov 1891-Feb 1894, pp.406-7,448); 46th Report on…Lunatic Asylums (1897), 20; IB 35, 15 Sep 1893, 216; 43, 10 Apr 1901, 687; IB 47, 14 Jan 1905, 26

Name: ROBERTS, SAMUEL USSHER
Building: CO. TIPPERARY, CLONMEL, WESTERN ROAD, DISTRICT LUNATIC ASYLUM
Date: 1897
Nature: SUR supervises erection of 'temporary' new block (known as 'Red Buildling').Wood with corrugated iron roof.  Erected by Mssrs. Humphreys of London. Contract price: £1700.
Refs: Eamonn Lonergan, St Luke's Hospital, Clonmel,1834-1984 (1984?), 37-38.

Name: FULLER, JAMES FRANKLIN
Building: CO. TIPPERARY, CLONMEL, WESTERN ROAD, DISTRICT LUNATIC ASYLUM
Date: 1902-07
Nature: 3 new blocks on site acquired  on western side of Glenconnor Road, 1903, connected by footbridge with main body of lunatic asylum on other side.JFF apointed architect, 1901. Plans completed, 1902. Blocks completed, 1907. Builder: Sam Hill, Cork, £15,450. 2 new c45onsumptive blocks, 1906-07. Builder: Thomas Holloway & Son, Cahir..
Refs: IB 43, 6 Jun,29 Aug,26 Sep 1901, 752,844,872; 46, 23,27 Aug,10 Sep 1904, 526,562,586; 48, 24 Feb,10 Mar,1 Dec 1906, 164,209,968; 49, 20 Apr,1 Jun,14 Dec 1907, 288,385,861; B 87, 13 Aug 1904, 192 ; 92, 13 Apr 1907, 459;  58th Report on…Lunatic Asylums (1909), 32;  Eamonn Lonergan, St Luke's Hospital, Clonmel,1834-1984 (1984?), 40,45.

Name: FULLER, JAMES FRANKLIN
Building: CO. TIPPERARY, CLONMEL, WESTERN ROAD, DISTRICT LUNATIC ASYLUM
Date: 1911
Nature: Nurses' home ('an isolated building for the accommodation of the nursing staff').
Refs: IB 53, 4 Mar,15 Apr 1911, 154,249;  IA & C 1, 15 Apr 1911, 158

Name: DOYLE, DENIS STANISLAUS
Building: CO. TIPPERARY, CLONMEL, WESTERN ROAD, DISTRICT LUNATIC ASYLUM
Date: 1930-1933
Nature: Works at same, consisting of new block and reconstruction of part of disused workhouse infirmary
Refs: IAA, PKS 0387, 0524;  Eamonn Lonergan, St Luke's Hospital, Clonmel,1834-1984 (1984?), 63-65.

Name: MCDONNELL & DIXON
Building: CO. TIPPERARY, CLONMEL, WESTERN ROAD, DISTRICT LUNATIC ASYLUM
Date: 1933
Nature: Reappointed architects for proposed adds. & alts. With Dines & Heaney, Thurles, structural engineers.
Refs: Clonmel Nationalist, 13 May 1933; IB 75, 20 May 1933, 429

Name: WINTERS, JOHN JOSEPH
Building: CO. TIPPERARY, CLONMEL, WESTERN ROAD, DISTRICT LUNATIC ASYLUM
Date: 1933
Nature: JJW appointed consulting engineer for proposed new hospital. Not executed.
Refs: IB 75, 26 Aug 1933, 722,742; F. O’Dwyer, Irish Hospital Architecture, a pictorial history (Department of Health and Children, 1997), 20

Name: MCDONNELL & DIXON
Building: CO. TIPPERARY, CLONMEL, WESTERN ROAD, DISTRICT LUNATIC ASYLUM
Date: 1935
Nature: Imps. £98,000.
Refs: IB 77, 20 Apr 1935, 337

Name: MCDONNELL & DIXON
Building: CO. TIPPERARY, CLONMEL, WESTERN ROAD, DISTRICT LUNATIC ASYLUM
Date: 1936
Nature: New building scheme. £166,000.
Refs: IB 77, 11 Aug 1935, 692; 78, 22 Feb 1936, 162; 79, 2 Oct 1937, 882

Name: FOGARTY, JOHN
Building: CO. TIPPERARY, CLONMEL, WESTERN ROAD, DISTRICT LUNATIC ASYLUM
Date: 1941
Nature: Improvements.
Refs: IB 83, 1 Feb 1941, 64