Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Selected: CO. DUBLIN, COLLINSTOWN, DUBLIN AIRPORT

Name: DAWBARN, GRAHAM RICHARDS #
Building: CO. DUBLIN, COLLINSTOWN, DUBLIN AIRPORT
Date: 1938
Nature: Hangar no.1. With T.J. Byrne.
Refs: IAA, PKS 0042;  Paul Larmour, Free State Architecture:  Modern Movement architecture in Ireland, 1922-1949 (Kinsale: Gandon Editions, 2009), 69,70(illus., from IB, Jul 1945).



Name: BYRNE, THOMAS JOSEPH
Building: CO. DUBLIN, COLLINSTOWN, DUBLIN AIRPORT
Date: 1938
Nature: Hangar no 1. With Graham Richards Dawbarn.
Refs: IAA, PKS 0042;  Paul Larmour, Free State Architecture:  Modern Movement architecture in Ireland, 1922-1949 (Kinsale: Gandon Editions, 2009), 69,70(illus., from IB, Jul 1945).


Name: OFFICE OF PUBLIC WORKS
Building: CO. DUBLIN, COLLINSTOWN, DUBLIN AIRPORT
Date: 1938-40
Nature: New airport on curved plan. Awarded RIAI Triennial Gold Medal, 1943. Designed by team of architects in Office of Public Works under direction of Desmond Fitzgerald;  'the most elegant, graceful and majestic example of the International Style in Ireland' (Larmour).
Refs: Drawings of airport as built and and dyeline print of entrance and rear elevations in IAA, FitzGerald Collection, Acc. 87/38; RIAI Year Book (1943 & 1944), 17(illus.);  RIAI Year Book (1945), photographic supplement between pp. 6 & 7;  Country Life, 7 Mar 1947, 420-421(illus.); B ?, 6 Jun 1947, 551-553(illus.); Architectural Design Jul 1947, 179-180(illus.); AJ , 12 Jun 1947, 492,497-499; RIBAJ 56 (Sep 1948), 500-501;  Paul Larmour, Free State Architecture:  Modern Movement architecture in Ireland, 1922-1949 (Kinsale: Gandon Editions, 2009) , 66-69(illus.).


Name: ROBSON, HARRY STANLEY
Building: CO. DUBLIN, COLLINSTOWN, DUBLIN AIRPORT
Date: 1939
Nature: HSR member of design team.
Refs: Sean Rothery, Ireland and the New Architecture 1900-1940 (1991), 215

Name: JONES & KELLY
Building: CO. DUBLIN, COLLINSTOWN, DUBLIN AIRPORT
Date: 1947
Nature: Extension to Hangar No. 1; new garage.
Refs: IB 89, 31 May,23 Aug 1947, 404,632

Name: DOWNES & MEEHAN
Building: CO. DUBLIN, COLLINSTOWN, DUBLIN AIRPORT
Date: 1947
Nature: Additional offices on 2nd floor of terminal building.
Refs: IB 89, 3 May 1947, 332;  Paul Larmour, Free State Architecture:  Modern Movement architecture in Ireland, 1922-1949 (Kinsale: Gandon Editions, 2009), 69.


Name: DOWNES & MEEHAN
Building: CO. DUBLIN, COLLINSTOWN, DUBLIN AIRPORT
Date: 1961a
Nature: Jet hangar.
Refs: Architectural Survey 1961, 38(illus.)

Name: DOWNES & MEEHAN
Building: CO. DUBLIN, COLLINSTOWN, DUBLIN AIRPORT
Date: 1962
Nature: New maintenance base.
Refs: IB 104, 6 Jan 1962, 13

Name: DOWNES & MEEHAN
Building: CO. DUBLIN, COLLINSTOWN, DUBLIN AIRPORT
Date: 1963
Nature: Aer Lingus offices.
Refs: IB 1045 16 Mar 1963, 207

Name: ROBINSON, KEEFE & DEVANE
Building: CO. DUBLIN, COLLINSTOWN, DUBLIN AIRPORT
Date: 1964a
Nature: New church of Our Lady Queen of Heaven, by A. Devane. Opened Aug 1964. Contractor: Seamus Murphy Ltd, Templeogue.
Refs: IB 106, 15 Aug 1964, 623