Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Selected: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, CHURCH STREET, FATHER MATHEW SQUARE HOUSING SCHEME

Name: MCCARTHY, CHARLES JAMES
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, CHURCH STREET, FATHER MATHEW SQUARE HOUSING SCHEME
Date: 1912-1916
Nature: Housing scheme for Dublin Corporation on site bounded by Church St, Beresford St, Mary's La & N King St consisting of 147 3-roomed houses (£165 each) and 34 2-roomed houses (£120 each) on Church St and Beresford St for Dublin Corporation. Tenders invited, Dec 1914. Work started Aug 1915. Contractor: A. Frazer & Co., Lr Gloucester St. Estimated outlay £43,300.
Refs: Building News 103, 19 Jul 1912, 95; 110, 5 Apr 1916, 344(illus.);  Freeman's Journal, 31 Dec 1914;  IB 58, 25 Nov 1916, 595; Jacinta Prunty, Dublin Slums 1800-1925 (1998), 322(illus.)323(illus.);  Christine Casey, The Buildings of Ireland: Dublin (2005), 244,264-5.