Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Selected: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, RATHMINES ROAD LOWER (& LEINSTER ROAD), CARNEGIE FREE LIBRARY & TECHNICAL INSTITUTE

Name: HICKS, FREDERICK GEORGE
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, RATHMINES ROAD LOWER (& LEINSTER ROAD), CARNEGIE FREE LIBRARY & TECHNICAL INSTITUTE
Date: 1905-1913
Nature: New library. FGH winner of limited competition, 1905. (Partnership of Batchelor & Hicks (1905-1922), responsible for erection of building between 1910 and 1913.)
Refs: IB 47, 25 Feb,21 Oct 1905, 117,746; Brendan Grimes, Irish Carnegie Libraries: a catalogue and architectural history (1998), 224-227(illus.)

Name: BATCHELOR & HICKS
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, RATHMINES ROAD LOWER (& LEINSTER ROAD), CARNEGIE FREE LIBRARY & TECHNICAL INSTITUTE
Date: 1910-1912
Nature: New. Designed by Frederick Hicks, q.v., in 1905. Partnership of Batchelor & Hicks (1905-1922), responsible for erection of building between 1910 and 1913. Tenders invited, Sep 1911.  Estimated cost of library £7,500. Estimated cost of technical institute £12,000.
Refs: IAA, PKS 0005, 0006, B21/68, A09 (Sep 1911); design exh. By Frederick Batchelor at RHA 1915, no. 472; IB 47, 25 Mar,21 Oct 1905, 185,746; 53, 21 Jan,30 Sep,14 Oct 1911, 37,662,645,701; 54, 11 May,26 Oct 1912, 294(illus.),601; 55, 25 Oct 1913, 673(illus.); IA & C 1, 28 Jan 1911, 2; Building News 100, 3 Feb 1911, 169; 103, 1 Nov 1912, 610;  Irish Times, 25 Sep 1911.

Name: HICKS, FREDERICK GEORGE
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, RATHMINES ROAD LOWER (& LEINSTER ROAD), CARNEGIE FREE LIBRARY & TECHNICAL INSTITUTE
Date: 1923
Nature: Tenders invited for bookshelves & other fittings for proposed children's library.
Refs: IB 65, 13 Jan 1923, 28.

Name: HICKS, FREDERICK GEORGE
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, RATHMINES ROAD LOWER (& LEINSTER ROAD), CARNEGIE FREE LIBRARY & TECHNICAL INSTITUTE
Date: 1923-1930
Nature: Alts., including annexe to Technical Institute. Tenders for erecting latter invited, Jul 1924.
Refs: IAA, PKS 0409, 0111, A09 ((Mar 1927); IB 65, 13 Jan 1923, 28; 70, 23 Jun 1928, 552; 72, 24 May 1930, 479;  Irish Times, 25 Jul 1924, 19 hYN 1928;  B 127, 8 Aug 1924, ?; Architect & Building News 117, 8 Apr 1927, 630;

Name: ROBINSON & KEEFE
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, RATHMINES ROAD LOWER (& LEINSTER ROAD), CARNEGIE FREE LIBRARY & TECHNICAL INSTITUTE
Date: 1942-44
Nature: Extension to Technical School.. Contractor: H. & J. Martin.
Refs: IB 84, 4 Jul 1942, 248; 86, 15 Jul,23 Sep 1944, 288,373-4(illus.)