Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Selected: CO. CORK, BLACKPOOL, CHURCH OF THE ANNUNCIATION (RC)

Name: MURPHY, SEAMUS *
Building: CO. CORK, BLACKPOOL, CHURCH OF THE ANNUNCIATION (RC)
Date: 1944-45
Nature: New church, designed with E.P. O'Flynn.  Sculpture on tympanum of W door. Statues of Sacred Heart and Madonna inside church, altars, font, tabernacle, candlesticks.  Entire cost borne by W. Dwyer, TD, managing director of Sunbeam Wolsey, Ltd. FS laid Jan 1945. Blessed and opened Oct 1945. .
Refs: Peter Murray, ed., Séamus Murphy (1907-1975) Sculptor (Crawford Art Gallery & Gandon Editions, 2007),  106-119(illus.).



Name: O'FLYNN, EDMOND PATRICK JOSEPH
Building: CO. CORK, BLACKPOOL, CHURCH OF THE ANNUNCIATION (RC)
Date: 1945
Nature: New church on site of old church of St Nicholas. Designed jointly by E.P. O'F and Seamus Murphy, sculptor. Entire cost borne by W. Dwyer, TD, managing director of Sunbeam Wolsey, Ltd. FS laid Jan 1945. Blessed and opened Oct 1945.
Refs: IB 87, 27 Jan,8 Sep,20 Oct 1945, 42,462,540