Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Selected: CO. SLIGO, BALLYMOTE, CHURCH OF THE IMMACULATE CONCEPTION (FORMERLY ST BRIGID) (RC)

Name: GOLDIE, GEORGE #
Building: CO. SLIGO, BALLYMOTE, CHURCH OF THE IMMACULATE CONCEPTION (FORMERLY ST BRIGID) (RC)
Date: 1859-1864
Nature: New church, for Canon Denis Tighe, FS laid 12 Oct 1859. Work delayed by masons' strike. Building in progress, 1861. Opened 4 Sep 1864. Contractor: Charles Barker. (Old church became the Loftus Hall.).  Design exh. at Architectural Exhibition, London, Apr 1861.
Refs: DB 1, 1 Dec 1859, 164; 3, 15 Jul 1861, 577 (is this the church at 'Ballymont', Co. Mayo, the design for which was exhib. in London in 1860 - see DB 1, 1 May 1860, 258?);  Civil Engineer and Architect's Journal 24 (May 1861), 125;  Freeman's Journal, 5 Sep 1864; http://homepage.tinet.ie/~jhiggins/history.html (2008); illus. in Liam Swords, Achonry and its churches (Strasbourg: Éditions du Signe, 2007), 52(illus.).

Name: BYRNE, WILLIAM HENRY, & SON
Building: CO. SLIGO, BALLYMOTE, CHURCH OF THE IMMACULATE CONCEPTION (FORMERLY ST BRIGID) (RC)
Date: 1910
Nature: Tenders invited for building new side chapel and other extensive works.
Refs: B 98, 10 Jan 1910, 45.

Name: BYRNE, RALPH HENRY
Building: CO. SLIGO, BALLYMOTE, CHURCH OF THE IMMACULATE CONCEPTION (FORMERLY ST BRIGID) (RC)
Date: 1922
Nature: New aisle, beyond tower.
Refs: Designs, dated 1922, in IAA, W.H. Byrne & Son drawings collection, Acc.2006/142