Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Selected: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, CRUMLIN ROAD (ARDOYNE), HOLY CROSS CHURCH (RC)

Name: O'NEILL & BYRNE
Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, CRUMLIN ROAD (ARDOYNE), HOLY CROSS CHURCH (RC)
Date: 1869a
Nature: Temporary church for Passionist Fathers. Dedicated 10 Jan 1869. Preacher Rev. Alphonsus O'Neill, brother of John O'Neill.
Refs: J.J. Tracey, 'A dissertation on the buildings of John O'Neill and O'Neill and Byrne, architects, 1862-1883', unpublished thesis presented as part of Master of Architecture degree course, Queen's University, Belfast, 1987, 208,ill.30

Name: BUTLER, RUDOLF MAXIMILIAN
Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, CRUMLIN ROAD (ARDOYNE), HOLY CROSS CHURCH (RC)
Date: 1902
Nature: RMB in charge of design after Doolin's death in 1900. Designed Lady Chapel and pulpit. Tympanum and figure carving by James Ovens, Dublin & Preston. Capitals by Thompson and Copeland, Belfast. Ceiling, chancel side walls, altarpiece in Calvary chapel &c. painted by Brother Mark. Pulpit made by Arthur Jones & Son, Dublin, with brass capitals modelled by H. Emery, Dublin.
Refs: Undated interior perspective in IAA, Butler Collection, 85/107.1/12, see also Notebook No. 7;  IB 44, 27 Mar,10 Apr,8,22 May,5 Jun,11 Sep 1902, 1088,1106,1237(illus.),1264,1269,1392(illus.); IB Jubilee No (1909), 41,42(illus.); B 82, 24 May 1902, 524; AJ 15 (1902), 297(illus.); RHA 1903, no. 230; Paul Larmour, Belfast: an illustrated architectural guide (1987), 68(illus.)