Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Selected: CO. DUBLIN, CLONDALKIN, CARNEGIE LIBRARY

Name: BYRNE, THOMAS JOSEPH
Building: CO. DUBLIN, CLONDALKIN, CARNEGIE LIBRARY
Date: 1910-11
Nature: New library on site donated by Carmelite monks. Tenders invited Nov/Dec 1909.  Opened by J.J. Clancy, MP, 3 Jan 1911. Contractor: James Clarke, Clanbrassil St.  Cost: £1400. Difference of £200 between this amount and £1600 supplied by Mr Carnegie used to furnish building. 
Refs: Freeman's Journal, 30 Nov,7 Dec 1909;  IB 52, 8 Jan 1910, 21; 53, 7 Jan 1911, 23;  Irish Times, 4 Jan 1911;  B 100, 13 Jan 1911, 53; Building News 100, 13 Jan 1911, 66; Brendan Grimes, Irish Carnegie Libraries: a catalogue and architectural history (1998), 117-119(illus.);  John Byrne and Michael Fewer, Thomas Joseph Byrne, Nation Builder (South Dublin Libraries, 2013), 45-51(illus.).