DOYLE, DENIS STANISLAUS
- Born: 1894 Died: 1976
Architect, of Clonmel, Co. Tipperary, and Dublin, active from the 1920s until the 1970s. Denis Doyle, son of Maurice Doyle, an evicted farmer, and his wife Mary Doyle (née Cashman) was born on 2 May 1894 during the Plan of Campaign in 'Campaign Place', Youghal. Details of his architectural training are not recorded. In 1922, though he had by then taken up residence in Clonmel, Co. Tipperary, it was as deputy county surveyor for Co. Waterford that he was arrested and imprisoned in Kilkenny Gaol for having aiding the irregulars by instructing them in mine-laying and demolition and using his car on their behalf.(1) He remained in Clonmel until the 1960s or later, subsequently moving to Dublin. He died in a nursing home in Bray, Co. Wicklow, on 31 December 1976, survived by his wife and two daughters.
RIAI: elected member, 1934.
RIBA: elected associate, 1934.
Addresses: 45 Parnell Street, Clonmel, 1934-1954; Davis Road, Clonmel, 1955-1960; 45 Oaktree Road, Stillorgan, 1963->=1968; 1 Clonmore Road, Mount Merrion, Co. Dublin, <=1971 until death.
All information in this entry not otherwise attributed is from Úna Ní Chéileachair, Dublin, great-niece of Denis Doyle, in e-mail of March 2019, from RIAI membership lists and from RIBA Kalendar 1957-1958, 180.
(1) www.oireachtas-debates.gov.ie, Dail Eireann I, 10 Oct 1922 (reference supplied by Brendan O'Donoghue).
3 work entries listed in chronological order for DOYLE, DENIS STANISLAUS
|Building:||CO. TIPPERARY, CLONMEL, WESTERN ROAD, DISTRICT LUNATIC ASYLUM|
|Nature:||Works at same, consisting of new block and reconstruction of part of disused workhouse infirmary
IAA, PKS 0387, 0524; Eamonn Lonergan, St Luke's Hospital, Clonmel,1834-1984 (1984?), 63-65.
|Building:||CO. TIPPERARY, NEWCASTLE, LIAM LYNCH MEMORIAL|
|Nature:||Irish round tower, flanked by wolfhounds. Unveiled 7 Apr 1935 on spot in Knockmealdown Mountains where Gen. Liam Lynch fell.|
|Refs:||Information from Thomas Ryan|
|Building:||CO. TIPPERARY, CAPPAWHITE, TECHNICAL SCHOOL|
|Nature:||£4,400. By 'Mr Doyle' (not necessarily DSD)|
|Refs:||IB 84, 5 Dec 1942, 464|