Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Selected: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, HADDINGTON ROAD, CHURCH OF ST MARY (RC)

Name: GEOGHEGAN, CHARLES
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, HADDINGTON ROAD, CHURCH OF ST MARY (RC)
Date: 1877-78;1881
Nature: New chancel with apse. Contractor: John C. Hare, Newry. FS laid by Dr McCabe, bishop auxiliary, on 22 May 1878. Opened 9 Nov 1879. New altar, executed by O'Neill, Gt Brunswick St, 1881
Refs: Designs for stained glass windows in apse and proposed altar in IAA, Charles Geoghegan drawings, 80/32 J.6,14; IB 19, 1 May 1877, 133;  Freeman's Journal, 25 Feb 1878;  Clonliffe College MS p1/2; N. Donnelly, Short Histories of Dublin Parishes I, 69; IB 23, 15 Oct 1881, 305

Name: DOOLIN, WALTER GLYNN
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, HADDINGTON ROAD, CHURCH OF ST MARY (RC)
Date: 1895
Nature: WGD entrant in competition to design of Canon Lee Memorial Tower and new fa├žade (modified version of Holy Trinity Cork, competition entry).
Refs: Design exh. RHA 1895, no. 487; IB 37, 15 Aug 1895, 197,199(illus.); Gearoid Crookes, 'The Career and Architectural Works of Walter G. Doolin (1850-1902)', unpublished M.A. thesis, University College Dublin, 1987, 110-111,125-126, Fig. 7:24

Name: O'CALLAGHAN, JOHN JOSEPH
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, HADDINGTON ROAD, CHURCH OF ST MARY (RC)
Date: 1895-97
Nature: Premiated design in limited competition for adds. & alts. including facade and tower, altar rails, organ.
Refs: Clonliffe College Archive, MS p1/2; IB 37, 15 Feb 1895, 44,47(illus.); N. Donnelly, Short Histories of Dublin Parishes, I, 73; Frederick O'Dwyer, The Architecture of Deane and Woodward (Cork University Press, 1997), 403

Name: CHILD, ALFRED ERNEST *
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, HADDINGTON ROAD, CHURCH OF ST MARY (RC)
Date: 1904
Nature: Stained-glass window: St Cecilia
Refs: Nicola Gordon Bowe, David Caron & Michael Wynne, Gazetteer of Irish Stained Glass (Irish Academic Press, 1988), 45

Name: BYRNE, WILLIAM HENRY, & SON
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, HADDINGTON ROAD, CHURCH OF ST MARY (RC)
Date: 1905-8;1910-12
Nature: Corridor, sacristy, 2 side chapels; side aisle(s). Contractor: James Kiernan, Talbot Street.
Refs: Clonliffe College Archive, MS p1/2; IB 47, 25 Feb 1905, 134; 49, 9 Mar,6 Apr 1907, 176,246

Name: BYRNE, RALPH HENRY
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, HADDINGTON ROAD, CHURCH OF ST MARY (RC)
Date: 1918;1923
Nature: Marble work in mortuary chapel, 1918. Contr: George Smythe & Son. 'George Byrne'. architect, proposes panelling 2 arches at the side chapels and gable walls of 2 transepts from floor to sills of windows in marble and Bath stone as memorial to late Dr Donnelly, 1923

Refs: IB 60, 30 Nov 1919, 522 (detailed description);  Irish Times, 28 May 1923.