Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Selected: CO. GALWAY, GALWAY, EYRE SQUARE, TRANSATLANTIC HOTEL (MIDLAND GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY CO.)

Name: MULVANY, JOHN SKIPTON
Building: CO. GALWAY, GALWAY, EYRE SQUARE, TRANSATLANTIC HOTEL (MIDLAND GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY CO.)
Date: 1850-53;1854
Nature: Begun 1851, for Midland Great Western Railway Co. 4th storey added 1852.
Refs: RHA 1854, no. 255; B 8, 21 Dec 1850, 605; 9, 29 Mar,20 Dec 1851, 207,800; 10, 17 Jan 1852, 46; 12, 9 Dec 1854, 636; DB 4, 1 Apr 1862, 73; Jeanne Sheehy, 'Railway Architecture - its heyday', Journal of the Irish Railway Record Society 12, no. 68 (Oct 1975), 137; Frederick O'Dwyer, 'John Skipton Mulvany, architect, 1813-1870', Martello (Summer 1988), 38; Frederick O'Dwyer, 'The architecture of John Skipton Mulvany', Irish Architectural and Decorative Studies 3 (2000), 37(illus.),38