Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Selected: CO. KERRY, CAHIRCIVEEN, CHURCH OF THE HOLY CROSS (RC, O'CONNELL MEMORIAL )

Name: ASHLIN, GEORGE COPPINGER
Building: CO. KERRY, CAHIRCIVEEN, CHURCH OF THE HOLY CROSS (RC, O'CONNELL MEMORIAL )
Date: 1882-1909
Nature: Early Gothic, cruciform with apse, tower. Corner stone, gift of Pope, laid 1 Aug 1888. Keystone of arch, from house of St Clement, Rome, also gift of Pope. For Very Rev. Canon Brosnan, PP. Original intention to build in Minard red sandstone but executed in Newry granite with local limestone dressings.
Refs: Drawings in IAA, Ashlin & Coleman drawings collection, Acc. 76/1.16/1-117; 2 sets of lithographed designs, also photograph of laying of Roman corner stone, in IAA, P.J. Lynch collection, Acc. 78/34; RHA 1882, no. 557; 1885, nos. 536, 540; Cork Industrial Exhibition, 1883, nos. 1041-1042; Architect 31, 28 Mar 1885, 195 (illus.); IB 27, 1 Jul 1885, 193 (illus.), 203 (illus.); exterior and interior views exh. Columbian Exposition, Chicago, 1897; R. Hayward, in the Kingdom of Kerry (reprint, 1970), ?

Name: DEVLIN, JOHN JAMES #
Building: CO. KERRY, CAHIRCIVEEN, CHURCH OF THE HOLY CROSS (RC, O'CONNELL MEMORIAL )
Date: ?
Nature: 'co-operated in the building'
Refs: IB 96, 27 Feb 1954, ?