Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

County engineer for Cos. Meath and Dublin. Michael Dee was born in Co. Limerick, and studied engineering at from Trinity College, Dublin, graduating in 1931. After three years in the office of PATRICK HARNETT MCCARTHY PATRICK HARNETT MCCARTHY , he was appointed assistant engineer to the Turf Development Board in 1934 and assistant county surveyor for Co. Limerick in 1936. In 1945 he was appointed engineering inspector to the Department of Local Government. He became county engineer for Co. Meath in June 1948 and finally county engineer for Co. Dublin in September 1963.(1)

ICEI: elected associate member, 4 Dec 1933;(2) transferred to member, 7 Jan 1946;(3) council member, 1953-6.(4)
Institution of Municipal Engineers: member by 1952.(5)



All information in this entry not otherwise accounted for is from the short account of Dee's career in IB 90, 26 Jun 1948, 518.

(1) O'Donoghue, who adds that Dee resigned probably circa 1970.
(2) TICEI 60 (1933-34), 70.
(3) TICEI 72 (1945-46), 160.
(4) TICEI 80-82, lists of officers.
(5) list of members of Institution of Municipal Engineers, November 1952,in Irish Engineers', Architects' and Building Trades' Year Book and Diary 1952-53, 39.

Author Title Date Details
Dee, Michael Gerrard 'A study in Highmoor peat' 1944 TICEI 70 (1943-44), 225-245
Dee, Michael Gerrard, & Mccarthy, P.f. 'Flexible pavement design in road construction' 1963 TICEI 89 (1962-3), 15-48.