Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Selected: CO. MAYO, CLAREMORRIS, CHURCH (RC)

Name: BUTLER, RUDOLF MAXIMILIAN
Building: CO. MAYO, CLAREMORRIS, CHURCH (RC)
Date: 1903-1911
Nature: New Gothic church, for Archdeacon P. Kilkenny of Tuam. Building started 1904.  Tenders invited for 'stripping and newly slating the roofs, raking out and re-pointing walls, &c.', Jun 1908. Dedicated Oct 1911. Builder:J. & W.. Stewart, Belfast & Dublin. Cost: £8,500. Subject of litigation in 1909.
Refs: IAA Butler Collection, Acc. 85/107, Notebooks 1 & 18; RHA 1904, no. 270 (Doolin, Butler & Donnelly); Irish International Exhibition, Dublin, 1907, no. 379 (Butler & Donnelly); IB 45, 31 Dec 1903, 3072; 46, 30 Jan,13,27 Feb,12 Mar,7 May,10 Sep 1904, 63,86,101,120,150,156(illus.) & supplement,294,584; 49, 13 Jul,16 Nov 1907, 488,789(illus.),802; 50, 13 Jun 1908, 383; 53, 14 Oct 1911, 681;  Irish Times, 6 Jun 1908, 6 May 1909;  Building News 96, 8 Jan,18 Jun 1909, 67,925;  Freeman's Journal, 11 Jun 1909.