O'SULLIVAN, PATRICK F.
- Born: - Died: 1958
Engineer and surveyor, of Dublin. Patrick O'Sullivan studied at the Schools of Science and Art and the City of Dublin Technical Schools and, in the early part of his career, worked as a general assistant and surveyor for several well-known Dublin architects. He spent seven years - and later a further year - in the office of GEORGE COPPINGER ASHLIN , and also worked for WALTER GLYNN DOOLIN , WILLIAM HENRY BYRNE and THOMAS NEWENHAM DEANE . In 1897 he joined the staff of the Dublin United Tramways Company as an assistant engineer under SAMUEL WILLIAM NUGENT , assuming full responsibility when Nugent was ill between June 1899 and February 1900 and succeeding him as chief engineer in February 1902. He remained in the post until 1925(1) or later. He died in 1957 or 1958.(2) His pupils and assistants included JOSEPH ALEXANDER ROCKETT.
AAI: elected member, 1896.(3)
ICEI: elected associate member, 3 April 1901;(4) transferred to member, 4 February 1903;(5) reads paper, 'Tramway curves and special work', 3 March 1919;(6) council member, 1924-5. 1927-30.
Addresses: Home: Tolka View, Richmond Road, Fairview, Dublin, <=1899 until death.
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All information in this entry is from ICEI membership applications, III, 121, ICEI lists of officers and members and Thom's directories unless otherwise attributed.
(1) IB 67, 30 May 1925, 445.
(2) TICEI 84 (1957-1958), 218; as his death is also reported in TICEI 85 (1958-59), 193, he probably died in 1958.
(3) Lists of members in AAI Green Books.
(4) TICEI 28 (1898-1901), ?.
(5) TICEI 30 (1902-3), 62.
(6) TICEI 45 (1918-19), 119-154.
3 work entries listed in chronological order for O'SULLIVAN, PATRICK F.
|Building:||CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, DARTRY ROAD, TRAMWAY DEPOT|
|Nature:||At terminus of Rathmines tramway extension facing NE end of Orwell Pk. Designed by P.F. O'S?|
|Refs:||IB 47, 14 Jan 1905, 29|
|Building:||CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, INCHICORE, HOUSES (002)|
|Nature:||Pair of semi-detached cottages.|
|Refs:||IB 56, 28 Feb 1914, 136|
|Building:||CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, MARLBOROUGH STREET, GARAGE|
|Nature:||Proposed motor garage for Dublin United Tramways Co.|
|Refs:||IB 67, 30 May 1925, 445|
|O'sullivan, Patrick F.||'Tramway curves and special work'||1919||TICEI 45 (1918-19), 119-154.|