Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Selected: CO. GALWAY, THOOR BALLYLEE (YEATS'S TOWER)

Name: SCOTT, WILLIAM ALPHONSUS
Building: CO. GALWAY, THOOR BALLYLEE (YEATS'S TOWER)
Date: 1917-1924
Nature: Restoration and furniture, for W.B. Yeats.
Refs: Model of table and typescript report on same in IAA, Acc. 93/39; Mary Hanley & Liam Miller, Thoor Ballylee home of William Butler Yeats (2nd revised edition, 1977); Jeanne Sheehy, The Rediscovery of Ireland's Past: the Celtic Revival 1830-1930 (1980), 139,141(illus.); Nicola Gordon Bowe & Elizabeth Cumming, The Arts and Crafts Movements in Dublin & Edinburgh 1885-1925 (1998), 191; Paul Larmour, '"The Drunken Man of Genius": William A. Scott (1871-1921)', Irish Architectural Review 3 (2001), 38(illus.), 39