Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Deal yard proprietor and builder, of Dublin, active in the 1810s and 1820s. 'Mr. Mich. Flinn, Beresford-st' was a subscriber to William Stitt's The Practical Architect's Ready Assistant; or Builder's Complete Companion (Dublin, 1819) and is listed as a builder at 17 Beresford Street, Dublin, in Pigot & Co.'s City of Dublin and Hibernian Provincial Directory (1824), 65. He is described as a deal yard proprietor in Wilson's Dublin Directory from 1823 or earlier until 1829, after which he disappears from the directories.   Hhis name appears, however, on a list of master builders in Dublin which was compiled in March 1834.(1)   MICHAEL FLINN [3]  MICHAEL FLINN [3] seems to be a different person.

Addresses: 17 Beresford Street, <=1823-1829.


(1) Royal Irish Academy, Haliday MS 4B 31;  this manuscript is a copy of a report presented to Daniel O'Connell in 1834 to support the argument for repealing the Act of Union by describing the catastrophic impact the Act had had on the tradesmen of Dublin.