CO. SLIGO, SLIGO, TEELING STREET, COUNTY COURT HOUSE
JRC wins competition and his design executed. New court house on site of old gaol and court house, parts of which incorporated in new building and newly faced. Builder: P. Morris. Clerk of Works: Mr Hutchieson. Estimated cost: £14,450. Loan of £15,000 from Board of Public Works. First assizes held, 5 Mar 1879, when building had only been completed for a few days.
IAA, PKS B06/47, B06a/11, B07/45, B09/01, A06 (Feb 1876); IB 16, 1 Jul 1874, 189; 44th Annual Report of Commissioners of Public Works (Ireland) (1875), 9; Irish Times, 6 Mar 1879; Terence O'Rorke, History of Sligo (1889), I, 389; Tadhg Kilgannon, Sligo and its surroundings (Sligo, 1926), 141; Lynda Mulvin, 'Administering justice in Gothic revival Ireland: a study of the Sligo assizes courthouse', in Michael McCarthy & Karina O'Neill, eds., Studies in the Gothic Revival (Dublin, 2008), 180-194(illus.).