Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Selected: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, CAPEL STREET, NO. 106 (PUBLIC LIBRARY)  Street numbers may have changed due to re-numbering

Name: FREEMAN, DANIEL J.
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, CAPEL STREET, NO. 106 (PUBLIC LIBRARY)
Date: 1883-84;1887
Nature: DJF submits plans for 'structural alterations at premises proposed to be acquired' in Capel Stree, Mar 1883. Library opened, 1 Oct 1884. Contractor: P. Monks. Addition of top-lit reading room at rear of building, 1887. Tenders invited for erecting latter, 1 Aug 1887. ('A preference will be given to contractors undertaking to use Irish materials wherever practicable,')  Reading room opened, 23 Apr 1889.
Refs: Irish Times, 17 Mar 1884, 15 Jul,1 Aug 1887, 19 May 1888, 19,25 Apr 1889;  IB 29, 15 Jul 1887, 210;  Christine Casey, The Buildings of Ireland: Dublin (2005), 106.