Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Selected: CO. FERMANAGH, IRVINESTOWN, CHURCH (RC)

Name: SCOTT, WILLIAM ALPHONSUS
Building: CO. FERMANAGH, IRVINESTOWN, CHURCH (RC)
Date: 1908-1910
Nature: W.A.S. winner of limited competition for designing new church. Design 'a blend of Gothic and Early Irish'.. Tenders invited July 1908. In progress in Aug 1910. Foundation stone blessed 9 Oct 1910.  Contractor: J. McAdorey & Son, Dundalk.
Refs: RHA 1912, no. 312; IB 50, 25 Jul,8 Aug 1908, 465,493; 51, 17 Apr,24 Jul 1909, 241,469;  Freeman's Journal, 19 Aug 1910;  Alistair Rowan, The Buildings of Ireland: North West Ulster (1979), 321; Paul Larmour, '"The Drunken Man of Genius": William A. Scott (1871-1921)', Irish Architectural Review 3 (2001), 38.