Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Engineer. John Charles Mahon graduated BAI from Trinity College, Dublin, in 1873.(1) He was a pupil of VALENTINE BROWNE  VALENTINE BROWNE of the Great Southern & Western Railway for a year and spent a further year as assistant engineer to ANDREW CHRISTOPHER PALLES. H ANDREW CHRISTOPHER PALLES. H e was subsequently engaged on the construction of the North Dublin Tramway.(2) He died in 1886 or 1887.(3)

ICEI: elected associate, 6 February 1878.(4)

Address: 43 Pembroke Road, Dublin, 1883.(5)


(1) R.C. Cox, compiler, Trinity College School of Engineering: 'Graduates' in Engineering 1843-1992 (1993), unpaginated.
(2) Information about Mahon's career from 1873 to 1877 is from ICEI membership applications, II, 53 (microfilms in NLI, Pos. 9384 and IAA).
(3) TICEI 18 (1886-1887), report of council, 2.
(4) TICEI 12 (1876-1879), 68.
(5) Information from Thom's Directory(1883.).