Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Selected: CO. ARMAGH, BESSBROOK, CONVENT OF MERCY

Name: MCDONNELL, JOHN JOSEPH
Building: CO. ARMAGH, BESSBROOK, CONVENT OF MERCY
Date: 1902-1906
Nature: On Maghernahely Hill. 130 ft frontage, 3 storeys. To accommodate 18 sisters. FS laid 9 Apr 1902. Chapel and schools will be included in the building. Contractor: Denis Neary, Newry. Estimated cost about £6,000.
Refs: B 88, 19 Apr 1902, 401; Bessbrook (1945), 47ff.;  Kevin V. Mulligan, The Buildings of Ireland: South Ulster (2013), 202.