Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Selected: CO. LOUTH, DROGHEDA, ST DOMINICK'S BRIDGE (1889)

Name: LYNAM, PATRICK JOHN
Building: CO. LOUTH, DROGHEDA, ST DOMINICK'S BRIDGE (1889)
Date: 1889-1890;1891-93
Nature: New screw-pile iron bridge on site of wooden one. Tenders of Thomas Gibson, Westminster (£1485) accepted Jun 1889. Girders and plates ready. Jul 1890. Cost of bridge, £1,000. Proposed addition of footpaths, 1891, to cost another £1000. Tenders sought, Jun 1892. Contr: Brettell. (£1000)
Refs: Drogheda Argus, 2 Mar,15 Jun 1889, 1 Mar,5 Jul 1890, 27 Feb,30 Apr 1892, 4 Mar,8 Jul 1893 (B.O'D.); Architect 62, 19 Jul 1889, 3; IB 31, 1 Aug 1889, 203;  Peter Geraghty, 'P.J. Lynam, the last County Surveyor for Louth Grand Jury (1886-1912)', County Louth Archaeological and Historical Journal 27, No. 2 (2010), 293-295.