Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Selected: CO. OFFALY, BIRR, UNION WORKHOUSE

Name: COCKBURN, GILBERT [1] *
Building: CO. OFFALY, BIRR, UNION WORKHOUSE
Date: 1842a
Nature: GC contractor
Refs: DB 4, 15 Feb 1862, 43

Name: WILKINSON, GEORGE
Building: CO. OFFALY, BIRR, UNION WORKHOUSE
Date: 1842a
Nature: New workhouse. Cost of building: £6,900. Cost of fittings &c.: £1,384. Accommodation for 800. First admissions 2 Apr 1842.
Refs: Drawings in IAA Workhouse Drawings Collection, Acc. 85/138.63 (not available for consultation on account of extremely fragile condition); John O'Connor, The Workhouses of Ireland (1995), 263

Name: HASLAM, WILLIAM JOHN
Building: CO. OFFALY, BIRR, UNION WORKHOUSE
Date: 1900
Nature: New fever hospital building.
Refs: IB 42, 15 Apr,15 May 1900, 343,361

Name: BRUNTZ, JOSEPH JOHN
Building: CO. OFFALY, BIRR, UNION WORKHOUSE
Date: 1922
Nature: Refitting and other works at workhouse hospital in preparation for reception of TB patients from County Infirmary in Tullamore.
Refs: IB 64, 20 Dec 1922, 907