Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Selected: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, ISLANDBRIDGE, IRISH NATIONAL WAR MEMORIAL

Name: BYRNE, THOMAS JOSEPH
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, ISLANDBRIDGE, IRISH NATIONAL WAR MEMORIAL
Date: 1930-1940
Nature: Designed by Edwin Lutyens, with TJB as executant architect,1930, but agreement to build not reached till 1933. Opened 1940.
Refs: Preliminary studies in Victoria & Albert Museum, RIBA drawings collection DR24/5(1-3), DR20/7(1-2), see British Architectural Library Catalogue, http://riba.sirsidynix.net.uk/uhtbin/cgisirsi/mWBpy6wJN1/MAIN_CAT/61590011/9 (last visited May 2009) and  Margaret Richardson, Catalogue of the Drawings collection of the Royal Institute of British Architects: Edwin Lutyens (1973), 19;  details, 1932-36, finished drawings and tracings in National Archives, OPW drawings collection;  Architect & Building News 124, 12 Sep 1930, 322; IB 72, 13 Sep 1930, 794; AJ 85, 6 May 1937, 763; Colin Amery & Margaret Richardson, eds., Lutyens (Arts Council, 1981), 155 (cat. no. 303);  John Byrne and Michael Fewer, Thomas Joseph Byrne, Nation Builder (South Dublin Libraries, 2013), 104-106(illus.).



Name: LUTYENS, EDWIN LANDSEER #
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, ISLANDBRIDGE, IRISH NATIONAL WAR MEMORIAL
Date: 1930-1940
Nature: Designed 1930 but agreement to build not reached till 1933. Opened 1940. With T.J. Byrne. Original design included bridge linking park to Phoenix Park.
Refs: Preliminary studies in Victoria & Albert Museum, RIBA drawings collection DR24/5(1-3), DR20/7(1-2), see British Architectural Library Catalogue, http://riba.sirsidynix.net.uk/uhtbin/cgisirsi/mWBpy6wJN1/MAIN_CAT/61590011/9 (last visited May 2009) and  Margaret Richardson, Catalogue of the Drawings collection of the Royal Institute of British Architects: Edwin Lutyens (1973), 19;  details, 1932-36, finished drawings and tracings in National Archives, OPW drawings collection; Architect & Building News 124, 12 Sep 1930, 322; IB 72, 13 Sep 1930, 794; AJ 85, 6 May 1937, 763; Colin Amery & Margaret Richardson, eds., Lutyens (Arts Council, 1981), 155 (cat. no. 303)