Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Selected: CO. LIMERICK, KILMALLOCK, CHURCH OF SS PETER & PAUL (RC)

Name: MCCARTHY, JAMES JOSEPH
Building: CO. LIMERICK, KILMALLOCK, CHURCH OF SS PETER & PAUL (RC)
Date: 1877-79
Nature: New church. Gothic to harmonize with neighbouring mediaeval priory. Tenders invited, Jun 1877. FS laid, 29 Jun 1879.  Contractor: Walsh, Foynes. Decoration by Eugene Daly, Cork.
Refs: RHA 1878, no. 581;  Irish Times, 9,16,23 Jun 1877, 30 Jun 1879   IB 20, 15 Aug 1878, 239(illus.); 43, 7 Nov 1901, 928,930; Stratten's Directory (1892); Jeanne Sheehy, J.J. McCarthy and the Gothic Revival in Ireland (UAHS, 1977), 10(illus.),27(illus.),32(illus.),49(illus.),67; Douglas Scott Richardson, Gothic Revival Architecture in Ireland (1983),502

Name: ASHLIN, GEORGE COPPINGER
Building: CO. LIMERICK, KILMALLOCK, CHURCH OF SS PETER & PAUL (RC)
Date: 1887-1893;1900
Nature: GCA becomes architect for church after death of J.J. McCarthy in 1884. Various works (benches, holy water stoup, hinges on outside doors, communion gates, lavatory in sacristy, &c.).
Refs: Drawings, some dated 1887-1893 and 1900, in IAA, Ashlin & Coleman drawings collection, Acc. 76/1.108; B 43, 7 Nov 1901, 930

Name: ASHLIN & COLEMAN
Building: CO. LIMERICK, KILMALLOCK, CHURCH OF SS PETER & PAUL (RC)
Date: 1910-11
Nature: Font, baptistry screens, mosaic work.
Refs: Drawings in IAA, Ashlin & Coleman drawings collection, Acc. 76/1.108

Name: OPPENHEIMER, LUDWIG, LTD *#
Building: CO. LIMERICK, KILMALLOCK, CHURCH OF SS PETER & PAUL (RC)
Date: 1915a?
Nature: Mosaic work in sanctuary and side chapels.
Refs: Oppenheimer brochure, 1915ca (information from Robert Field, Swanage, Dorset, Apr 2013).

Name: ASHLIN, GEORGE COPPINGER
Building: CO. LIMERICK, KILMALLOCK, CHURCH OF SS PETER & PAUL (RC)
Date: ?
Nature: High altar, communion rail, mosaic pavement, 2 side altars, new sacristy, tower and spire erected by GCA after death of J.J. McCarthy. High altar and interior carving executed by Edmund Sharp.
Refs: IB 43, 7 Nov 1901, 928,930; Edmund Sharp's publicity booklet (1920s), 22

Name: BRACKEN, JOSEPH K. *
Building: CO. LIMERICK, KILMALLOCK, CHURCH OF SS PETER & PAUL (RC)
Date: ?
Nature: 'Examples of the firm's design and work include...[the memorial] to the 'Manchester martyrs' in Kilrush.' 
Refs: Entry by Nancy Murphy in Dictionary of Irish Biography, ed. by James McGuire and James Quinn, 9 vols. (Cambridge University Press, 2009), I, 757.