Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Selected: CO. DUBLIN, PORTRANE, LUNATIC ASYLUM

Name: ROBINSON, JOHN LOFTUS
Building: CO. DUBLIN, PORTRANE, LUNATIC ASYLUM
Date: 1894
Nature: 'At the time of his death he was engaged upon designs to be submitted in the forthcoming select competition for the big asylum ...at Portrane'.
Refs: Obituary in Building News 67, 19 Oct 1894, 554

Name: CARROLL & BATCHELOR
Building: CO. DUBLIN, PORTRANE, LUNATIC ASYLUM
Date: 1895
Nature: One of three joint premiated designs ('Luna'). Design estimated at £229,910.
Refs: Irish Times, 24 Jan,1,21 Mar 1895; IB 37, 1 Apr 1895, 84; Building News 68, 5 Apr 1895, 498; Mrs D. Millar press cuttings.

Name: KAYE-PARRY, WILLIAM
Building: CO. DUBLIN, PORTRANE, LUNATIC ASYLUM
Date: 1895
Nature: One of three joint premiated designs ('Mens Sana').
Refs: B of I files, citing Mrs D. Millar press cuttings;   Irish Times, 24 Jan,1,21 Mar,6 Apr 1895;  IB 37, 1,15 Apr 1895, 84,99; B 68, 13 Apr 1895, 278; Building News 68, 5 Apr 1895, 498

Name: ASHLIN, GEORGE COPPINGER
Building: CO. DUBLIN, PORTRANE, LUNATIC ASYLUM
Date: 1895-1906
Nature: Winner of competition for new district lunatic asylum ('Aspect'). Builder: Collen Bros.(estimated cost £165,089) Work supervised by A.J. McGloughlin. Contractors' manager: H.N. Leask. Clerk of Works: E. Twist, assisted by J. Bennett. Builder for completion (from 1902): Connolly & Son. Tenders invited for constructing cemetery, Aug 1898, for 'formation of grounds', Feb 1900, for erecting gardener's cottage, May 1900.  Protestant church dedicated, 25 Jun 1902.
Refs: Drawing? for infirmary block and several copies of supplement to IB 42, 5 Jul 1900, and supplement to Building News , 27 Apr 1900 in IAA, Ashlin & Coleman drawings collection, Acc. 76/1.144/11; IAA, PKS 0767; B16/23, B17/10; B18/14, B20/04, A07 (Dec 1895); RHA 1897, 504; notes in Coleman's hand made at arbitration, 12 May 1905, in Coleman sketchbook B58 in possession of Jones & Kelly, architects (photocopy in IAA, RPB 30);   Irish Times, 24 Jan,1,21 Mar 1895, 27 Aug 1898, 13, 20 Feb,14 May 1900, 26 Jun 1902;   IB 37, ??,1 Apr, 1 Jun 1895, 67, 84, 134; 38, 1 Aug 1896, 157; 39, 15 Apr, 15 Sep 1897, 77, 180; 41, 1 Aug, 15 Sep 1899, 89, 130; 42, 15 May, 15 Jul 1900, 362, 418 (illus.); 43, 7 Nov 1901, 928; 44, 30 Jan, 19 Jun, 3, 31 Jul 1902, 1020, 1283, 1308, 1335; 47, 1 Jul, 9 Sep 1905, ?, 622 (re arbitration); B 71, 22 Aug 1896, 159; 83, 22 Nov 1902, 481; Building News 68, 5, 12 Apr 1895, 498, 507 (illus.); 78, 27 Apr 1900, 572-3 (illus.)

Name: DREW, THOMAS (SIR)
Building: CO. DUBLIN, PORTRANE, LUNATIC ASYLUM
Date: 1899
Nature: Mortuary & baths.
Refs: IB 39, 15 Sep 1899, 130

Name: SWINEY, JOHN HARRIS HAZLETT
Building: CO. DUBLIN, PORTRANE, LUNATIC ASYLUM
Date: 1899;1903-04
Nature: Water works, 1899. Contractor: William Baird. Extension of water supply, 1903-4
Refs: IAA, PKS B19/04; IB 45, 21 May 1903, 1778; 46, 30 Jul 1904, 496

Name: MCCARTHY, PATRICK HARNETT
Building: CO. DUBLIN, PORTRANE, LUNATIC ASYLUM
Date: 1905a
Nature: Proposed tramroad and pier.
Refs: IB 47, 14 Jan 1905, 8

Name: BERGIN, FRANCIS
Building: CO. DUBLIN, PORTRANE, LUNATIC ASYLUM
Date: 1907-1908
Nature: Waterworks for same.
Refs: IB 49, 7 Sep,2 Nov 1907, 637,770; 50, 8 Feb 1908, 90

Name: MOORE, GEORGE TIGHE
Building: CO. DUBLIN, PORTRANE, LUNATIC ASYLUM
Date: 1908-09
Nature: GTM appointed architect for new isolation hospital and alts. in existing male and female acute blocks. GTM finishes sketch plans, Aug 1908. Tenders invited, May 1909. Estimated cost: £40,000.
Refs: IB 50, 25 Jul,8 Aug 1908, 449,493; 51, 6 Feb,12 Jun 1909, 81,374;  Freeman's Journal, 21 Aug,18 Sep,16 Oct,26 Dec 1908,22,29 May 1909;  Irish Times, 21 Aug,3 Oct 1908;   B 96, 29 May 1909, 658 (advt. for tenders).

Name: MORRIS, D.J.
Building: CO. DUBLIN, PORTRANE, LUNATIC ASYLUM
Date: 1914
Nature: New isolation hospital. Tenders invited for erecting same, Apr 1914.
Refs: Freeman's Journal, 29 Apr, 6 May 1914.

Name: MUNDEN, PATRICK JOHN FITZGERALD
Building: CO. DUBLIN, PORTRANE, LUNATIC ASYLUM
Date: 1922-23
Nature: House for deputy medical officer and 12 houses for married attendants. Tenders invited, Dec 1922 Tender of Joseph Rooney for £8712 for erection of latter accepted.
Refs: Irish Times, 2 Dec 1922,, 26 Apr 1923; IB 64, 16 Dec 1922, 871; 65, 27 Jan,5 May 1923, 62,342

Name: MCCARTHY, PATRICK HARNETT
Building: CO. DUBLIN, PORTRANE, LUNATIC ASYLUM
Date: 1928
Nature: Reinforced concrete water tank.
Refs: IB 70, 4 Feb 1928, 116

Name: MUNDEN, PATRICK JOHN FITZGERALD
Building: CO. DUBLIN, PORTRANE, LUNATIC ASYLUM
Date: 1928
Nature: External fire escape at nurses' home.
Refs: IB 70, 10 Nov 1928, 972

Name: KELLY, VINCENT
Building: CO. DUBLIN, PORTRANE, LUNATIC ASYLUM
Date: 1935
Nature: Tenders invited for erecting 8 2-storey houses for staff and houses for assistant medical officer and assistant farm manager; also farm buildings &c., at Turvey Donabate.
Refs: Newspaper advertisements Mar  & Sep 1935, in IAA, Vincent Kelly scrapbook, Acc. 2009/100.

Name: KELLY, VINCENT
Building: CO. DUBLIN, PORTRANE, LUNATIC ASYLUM
Date: 1939
Nature: Tenders invited for new wing for nurses' home, Apr 1939.
Refs: Advertisement, 22 Apr 1939, in IAA, Vincent Kelly scrapbook, Acc. 2009/100.

Name: KELLY, VINCENT
Building: CO. DUBLIN, PORTRANE, LUNATIC ASYLUM
Date: 1953-56
Nature: Pavilion blocks.
Refs: F. O'Dwyer, Irish Hospital Architecture: a pictorial history (1997), 19