Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Selected: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, LORD EDWARD STREET, NO. 021-25 (MUNICIPAL BUILDINGS) (PROPOSED)  Street numbers may have changed due to re-numbering

Name: WRENN, JAMES PURCELL
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, LORD EDWARD STREET, NO. 021-25 (MUNICIPAL BUILDINGS) (PROPOSED)
Date: 1913
Nature: Competition entrant, with Aubrey O'Rourke.
Refs: Letter-book of J.P. Wrenn, 1909-1913, ff.965,971j, in IAA, James Purcell Wrenn collection, Acc. 2009/20, on loan from Mrs Dympna Carton and Mrs Oonagh Maguire; IB 55, 12 Apr 1913, 259(illus in supplement?)

Name: O'ROURKE, AUBREY VINCENT
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, LORD EDWARD STREET, NO. 021-25 (MUNICIPAL BUILDINGS) (PROPOSED)
Date: 1913
Nature: Competition entry with James P. Wrenn.
Refs: IB 55, 12 Apr 1913, 259(illus in supplement?)

Name: O'CALLAGHAN & WEBB
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, LORD EDWARD STREET, NO. 021-25 (MUNICIPAL BUILDINGS) (PROPOSED)
Date: 1913
Nature: Placed third in competition.
Refs: IB 55, 12 Apr 1913, 224(illus.),252(illus.),258

Name: MCDONNELL & REID
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, LORD EDWARD STREET, NO. 021-25 (MUNICIPAL BUILDINGS) (PROPOSED)
Date: 1913
Nature: McD & R winners of competition (Assessor: Albert E. Murray). Estimated cost: £55,000. Not executed.
Refs: IB 55, 12 Apr,27 Sep 1913, 240(illus.),252(illus.),256-7,623(illus.); Irish Architect and Building Trades' Journal, 12 Apr 1913, suppl.(illus.); Building News 104, 11 Apr 1913, 499-500(illus.),suppl.(illus.); 105, 28 Nov 1913, 761; B 104, 11 Apr 1913, ?;  Freeman's Journal, 12 Nov, 12 Dec 1913,6 Jan 1914;  Irish Times, 2 Nov 1922(illus.)..

Name: HICKS, FREDERICK GEORGE
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, LORD EDWARD STREET, NO. 021-25 (MUNICIPAL BUILDINGS) (PROPOSED)
Date: 1913
Nature: Placed second in competition.
Refs: IB 55, 12 Apr 1913, 258(illus.); Building News 104, 11 Apr 1913, 499

Name: BLOOD & CLARKE
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, LORD EDWARD STREET, NO. 021-25 (MUNICIPAL BUILDINGS) (PROPOSED)
Date: 1913
Nature: Submitted neo-Greek design 'of exceptional severity' in competition.
Refs: IB 55, 12 Apr 1913, 259

Name: DEANE, THOMAS MANLY (SIR)
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, LORD EDWARD STREET, NO. 021-25 (MUNICIPAL BUILDINGS) (PROPOSED)
Date: 1913
Nature: Competition entrant.
Refs: IB 55, 12 Apr 1913, 258; RHA 1914, 520

Name: CULLEN, THOMAS JOSEPH
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, LORD EDWARD STREET, NO. 021-25 (MUNICIPAL BUILDINGS) (PROPOSED)
Date: 1913
Nature: Competition entrant.
Refs: IB 55, 12 Apr 1913, 259; Building News 104, 11 Apr 1913, 501

Name: KEEFE & ROBINSON
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, LORD EDWARD STREET, NO. 021-25 (MUNICIPAL BUILDINGS) (PROPOSED)
Date: 1913
Nature: Keefe & Robinson competition entrants, submitting 'a gem of architectural composition' but one unsuited to its site.
Refs: IB 55, 12 Apr,24 May 1913, 259,339(illus.)

Name: LOWEY, THOMAS ALOYSIUS BURKE
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, LORD EDWARD STREET, NO. 021-25 (MUNICIPAL BUILDINGS) (PROPOSED)
Date: 1913
Nature: 'Mr Lowey' a competition entrant; submitted 'a bold design of coupled Corinthian columns, two storeys high, to mark the entrance, the order being continued as pilasters along the whole façade'..
Refs: IB 55, 12 Apr 1913, 259

Name: BATCHELOR, FREDERICK
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, LORD EDWARD STREET, NO. 021-25 (MUNICIPAL BUILDINGS) (PROPOSED)
Date: 1913
Nature: Competition entrant.
Refs: IB 55, 12 Apr 1913, 258; Building News 104, 11 Apr 1913, 500; RHA 1915, no. 473

Name: WAKE, RICHARD
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, LORD EDWARD STREET, NO. 021-25 (MUNICIPAL BUILDINGS) (PROPOSED)
Date: 1913
Nature: Competition entrant. Submitted design in 'a severe classic style'.
Refs: IB 55, 12 Apr 1913, 259

Name: ORPEN & DICKINSON
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, LORD EDWARD STREET, NO. 021-25 (MUNICIPAL BUILDINGS) (PROPOSED)
Date: 1913
Nature: Competition entrants (no. 11). Their design had courtyard screened from road by Doric colonnade.
Refs: IB 55, 12 Apr 1913, 259

Name: SCOTT, WILLIAM ALPHONSUS
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, LORD EDWARD STREET, NO. 021-25 (MUNICIPAL BUILDINGS) (PROPOSED)
Date: 1913
Nature: Competition entrant. Submitted design 'bold tetrastyle portico, the column bases being placed at first floor level'.
Refs: IB 55, 12 Apr 1913, 259

Name: WATT, TULLOCH & FITZSIMONS
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, LORD EDWARD STREET, NO. 021-25 (MUNICIPAL BUILDINGS) (PROPOSED)
Date: 1913
Nature: Competition entrants.. Design had 'central corridor running east and west from a large octagonal centrall hall, crowned by a dome'. Semi-circular entrance porch. Classic style 'so freely treated as to lose something of the dignity which is usually associated with the chief city buildings'.
Refs: IB 55, 12 Apr 1913, 259

Name: WILSON, WILLIAM CRANWILL
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, LORD EDWARD STREET, NO. 021-25 (MUNICIPAL BUILDINGS) (PROPOSED)
Date: 1913
Nature: Competition entrant; his designs 'a very strikingly fine example of happy architectural composition'.
Refs: Obituary of WCW in IB 60, 12 Oct 1918, 401

Name: KAYE-PARRY & ROSS
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, LORD EDWARD STREET, NO. 021-25 (MUNICIPAL BUILDINGS) (PROPOSED)
Date: 1913
Nature: Competition entrant.
Refs: Irish Times, 1 Apr 1913.

Name: OWEN, CHARLES ASTLEY
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, LORD EDWARD STREET, NO. 021-25 (MUNICIPAL BUILDINGS) (PROPOSED)
Date: 1913
Nature: Competition entrant.
Refs: Irish Times, 1 Apr 1913 (name gives as 'Mrs Chas. Owen').

Name: MURPHY, ALFRED AUGUSTINE
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, LORD EDWARD STREET, NO. 021-25 (MUNICIPAL BUILDINGS) (PROPOSED)
Date: 1913
Nature: Competition entrant.
Refs: Irish Times, 1 Apr 1913.

Name: MCNAMARA, THOMAS FRANCIS
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, LORD EDWARD STREET, NO. 021-25 (MUNICIPAL BUILDINGS) (PROPOSED)
Date: 1913
Nature: Competition entrant.
Refs: Irish Times, 1 Apr 1913.

Name: SHERIDAN, GEORGE PATRICK
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, LORD EDWARD STREET, NO. 021-25 (MUNICIPAL BUILDINGS) (PROPOSED)
Date: 1913
Nature: Competition entrant.
Refs: Irish Times, 1 Apr 1913.