Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Selected: CO. ANTRIM, PORTGLENONE, BALLYMENA ROAD, CHURCH OF THE BLESSED VIRGIN IMMACULATE (RC)

Name: O'NEILL & BYRNE
Building: CO. ANTRIM, PORTGLENONE, BALLYMENA ROAD, CHURCH OF THE BLESSED VIRGIN IMMACULATE (RC)
Date: 1869-1870
Nature: Tower & spire. Malicious injury done to building while in course of erection, Nov 1870. John Ross, builder, awarded £174 in damages. Church dedicated 10? Sep 1871.
Refs: Drawing(s) for tower and spire, 1869, formerly in office archives of W.H. Byrne & Son;   Belfast Morning News, 17 Dec 1869;   IB 13, 1 Jun,15 Sep 1871, 149,245; W.D. Girvan & A. Rowan, Historic Buildings…in West Antrim (UAHS, 1970), 25 (no. 76); J.J. Tracey, 'A dissertation on the buildings of John O'Neill and O'Neill and Byrne, architects, 1862-1883', unpublished thesis presented as part of Master of Architecture degree course, Queen's University, Belfast, 1987, 145-8