Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Architect, painter and engraver, of Dublin. In 1944 Brian Coghlan won a competition for a design for a village community centre, organised by Country Workers Ltd.(1) Nothing more is recorded of his architectural work, but during the 1940s he exhibited paintings and at least one engraving of architectural subjects at the Royal Hibernian Academy, initially from Dunkerron, Glenageary, and from 1945 from the Combridge Galleries in Grafton Street.(2) From the second half of the 1940s his name appears without an address in the membership lists of the RIAI, and he is also without an address in the RIBA Kalendar for 1957-1958

RIBA: elected associate, 1930.
RIAI: elected member, 1939; membership ceases between 1955 and 1958.

Address: Dunkerron, Glenageary, Co. Dublin, <1940->=1944(3).


All information in this entry not otherwise attributed is from RIAI membership lists.

(1) IB 86, 29 Jul 1944, 298(illus.).
(2) IALE I, 143.
(3) See note 1, above.

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Date: 1939
Nature: Alterations, for himself.
Refs: Ground and first-floor plans, inscr. 'Plan made for alterations in 1939' (photocopies in IAA).