Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Borough surveyor for Wexford and Drogheda. Arthur Daly, was born on 24 December 1892 and educated at the Christian Brothers' Schools, Our Lady's Mount, Cork. He was admitted to University College, Cork, in 1911, obtaining the BE degree in 1914. He then entered the Works Department of the Admiralty Dockyard at Rosyth, Scotland, transferring to Invergordon Dockyard in February 1918. He remained at Invergordon until at least 1921. By 1922 he had returned to Cork and by 1932 had become Borough Surveyor for Wexford. In 1934 he succeeded J.J. BURKE  BURKE as borough surveyor for Drogheda, a post which he held until his death on 16 January 1942.

Inst.CE: elected associate member, 13 January 1920.

Addresses: Station Hotel, Alness, Ross-shire, 1920; Admiralty Works Department, Invergordon, Ross-shire, 1921; 9 Hackett's Terrace, St Luke's, Cork, 1922;(1) Town Hall, Wexford, <=1932-1934; Town Hall, Drogheda, 1934-1942.


All information in this entry is from the records of the Institution of Civil Engineers, London, kindly supplied by Mrs Carol Morgan, Archivist, and from the brief obituary in IB 84, 31 Jan 1942, 44.

(1) This was probably his parents' house; according to Guy's Cork Directory(1915) a Thomas Daly lived at this address.

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Date: 1941
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Refs: IB 83, 12 Apr 1941, 196