Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Selected: CO. GALWAY, GALWAY, EGLINTON CANAL

Name: ROBERTS, SAMUEL USSHER
Building: CO. GALWAY, GALWAY, EGLINTON CANAL
Date: 1848-1852
Nature: SUR in charge of completion of same. Designed by John McMahon. Opened by Earl of Eglinton, 1852.
Refs: Obituary of Roberts in Min.Proc.Inst.CE 140 (1899-1900, Pt. 2), 280; R.C. Cox & M.H. Gould, Civil Engineering Heritage: Ireland (1998), 222-3(illus.)

Name: MCMAHON, JOHN
Building: CO. GALWAY, GALWAY, EGLINTON CANAL
Date: 1848-52
Nature: Canal linking Lough Corrib with port of Galway. S.U. Roberts in charge of works.
Refs: Ruth Delany, A Celebration of 250 years of Ireland's Inland Waterways (paperback edition, 1988), 171; R.C. Cox & M.H. Gould, Civil Engineering Heritage: Ireland (1998), 222-3(illus.)