Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Selected: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, RIVER LIFFEY

Name: GEOGHEGAN, CHARLES
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, RIVER LIFFEY
Date: 1870
Nature: CG submits report to Dublin Corporation describing his 'sluice gate and coffer dam' scheme for reducing 'the Liffey nuisance'.
Refs: Irish Times, 23 Jul 1873;  this scheme presumably relates to undated designs for proposed dams 'for keeping the mud banks covered at low water'. in IAA, Charles Geoghegan drawings, 80/32 E.1-2; see also  MS list of plans in stable of CG, 2 Oct 1896, in possession of Joe macEochag√°in, 2006 (photocopy in IAA, RP.B.48 (1-3))