Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Selected: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, RATOATH ROAD (CABRA), ST MARY'S DOMINICAN CONVENT

Name: BOURKE, JOHN [2]
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, RATOATH ROAD (CABRA), ST MARY'S DOMINICAN CONVENT
Date: 1850-1853;1854;
Nature: Addition of 2 wings; enlargement of the female department of the Deaf & Dumb Institution; infirmary, 2nd campanile &c
Refs: B 8, 5 Oct 1850, 473; 11, 5 Feb 1853, 90; 12, 10 Jun 1854, 305; DB 3, 1 Jan 1861, 391

Name: O'CONNOR, GEORGE LUKE
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, RATOATH ROAD (CABRA), ST MARY'S DOMINICAN CONVENT
Date: 1895
Nature: New block.
Refs: IAA, W.H. Byrne & Son drawings collection, Acc. 2006/142

Name: ASHLIN & COLEMAN
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, RATOATH ROAD (CABRA), ST MARY'S DOMINICAN CONVENT
Date: 1904
Nature: Embellishment of chapel, incl. high altar, decoration of chancel and Lady Chapel, communion rail &c.
Refs: Drawings, that for communion rail dated Oct 1904, in IAA, Ashlin & Coleman drawings collection, Acc. 76/1.75/1-9; Irish Catholic Directory (1926), illus. facing p.52

Name: OPPENHEIMER, LUDWIG, LTD *#
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, RATOATH ROAD (CABRA), ST MARY'S DOMINICAN CONVENT
Date: 1915a?
Nature: Mosaics in apse (representing Annunciation, Visitation, Presentation and Christ in the Temple) and Lady Chapel -;  also St Patrick and St Brigid above arches.
Refs: Oppenheimer brochures, 1915ca and Mosaics for Church Decoration (1920s; illus.) (information from Robert Field, Swanage, Dorset, Apr 2013, who notes that paintings for Annunciation and Christ in the Temple were rescued by Eric Newton's granddaughter, Jo Hammond, when the Oppenheimer works closed in 1965.)

Name: BYRNE, RALPH HENRY
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, RATOATH ROAD (CABRA), ST MARY'S DOMINICAN CONVENT
Date: 1926-1930;1932;1943-
Nature: Classical schemes for rebuilding; kitchen block; adds. to chapel.  Rough sketch of proposed improvement submitted to Dublin Board of Public Health, Apr 1932.
Refs: Designs, dated 1926-29, 1943,, in IAA, W.H. Byrne & Son drawings collection, Acc.2006/142;  Fingal County Council, Public Health Housing Collection, no. 62;   IB 72, 1930, ? ? 108; 88, 16 Dec 1944, 511

Name: GEOGHEGAN, CHARLES
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, RATOATH ROAD (CABRA), ST MARY'S DOMINICAN CONVENT
Date: ?
Nature: Plans by CG for same.
Refs: MS list of plans in stable of CG, 2 Oct 1896, in possession of Joe macEochag√°in, 2006 (photocopy in IAA, RP.B.48 (1-3))