Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Selected: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, DORSET STREET UPPER, NO. 005-11 (ST SAVIOUR'S DOMINICAN PRIORY)  Street numbers may have changed due to re-numbering

Name: ROBINSON, JOHN LOFTUS
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, DORSET STREET UPPER, NO. 005-11 (ST SAVIOUR'S DOMINICAN PRIORY)
Date: 1884-1890
Nature: New buildings consisting of sacristy, 3 confrarnity rooms for sodalities attached to church, reception parlours, chapter room, community room, library, refectory, hospice, kitchen and bedrooms for 12 fathers and 8 lay brothers. FS laid by Dr Donnelly, Bishop of Canea, 26 Jul 1885. Builder: Richard Toole.
Refs: IAA, PKS B15/72 (missing), A07, p.159 (Jan 1892); Clonliffe College Archive, MS p1/2; designs exh. RHA 1885, nos. 529,530,531, 1887, no. 490;  Building News 48,13 Mar 1885, 408(illus.);  IB 27, 1 Aug,15 Oct 1885, 212,283(illus.); 32, 1,15 Feb 1890, 32(illus.),44(illus.);  Christine Casey, The Buildings of Ireland: Dublin (2005), 134-5, Pl. 75.