Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Engineer. Charles MacEntee, a younger son of James MacEntee of Belfast,(1) was educated in Belfast at the Christian Brothers school, St Malachy's College and Queen's University, from which he graduated with a BSc. in civil engineering. He worked for some years on the Shannon hydro-electric scheme, then assisted his brother Sean McEntee, an electrical engineer (later Minister for Finance) before setting up as a consulting engineer in partnership with Desmond McAteer in September 1932.   Described by his obituarist in the Irish Builder as genial and generous, he was ill for some time before his death in August 1938.

Address: Work: 9 Dawson Street, Dublin, <=1933 until death.


All information in this entry not otherwise accounted for is from the obituary of McEntee in IB 80, 20 Aug 1938, 702, and Thom's directories.

(1) From entry on John Francis (Sean) MacEntee in Who's Who in the Republic of Ireland (1973), 209.