Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Selected: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, TYRCONNELL ROAD (INCHICORE), CHURCH OF MARY IMMACULATE (RC)

Name: ASHLIN, GEORGE COPPINGER
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, TYRCONNELL ROAD (INCHICORE), CHURCH OF MARY IMMACULATE (RC)
Date: 1875-78;1892-1903
Nature: New church consisting of nave,aisles, chancel and two side chapels.for Oblate Fathers. Entrance through W gable with 8-light window above. 3-light windows in aisles.  Nave lit by 24 lofty windows in clerestorey.  FS blessed and laid, 16 Jul 1876.  Church dedicated 8 Dec 1878. Contractors: Meade & Sons..Chancel, side chapel and sacristies, 1892-1903. Communion railing, executed by Pearse & Sons, 1901, also altars on W side.
Refs: Drawings and prints, 1870-1889, in IAA, Ashlin & Coleman drawings collection, Acc. 76/1.64/1-11; Clonliffe College Archive, MS p1/2; IAA, PKS 0718, 0746, A06 (Feb 1876), A07 (Apr 1892, Dec 1894-Jan 1895, pp.313, 431), B06a/21, B15/59(missing); IB 17, 1 Dec 1875, 329 (illus.); 20, 15 Dec 1878, 368; 43, 10 Oct 1901, 893;  Irish Times, 10 Jul 1876,13 Aug 1877,9 Dec 1878,16 Dec 1884;   B 37, 18 Jan 1879, 82; also ref in Architect 1884? (B of I); Irish Exhibition of Arts & Manufactures, Dublin, 1882, no. 558 (model); RHA 1884, no. 369; 1901, no. 296 (design for W side altars);

Name: OPPENHEIMER, LUDWIG, LTD *#
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, TYRCONNELL ROAD (INCHICORE), CHURCH OF MARY IMMACULATE (RC)
Date: 1915a?
Nature: Mosaics of angels around altar, on sanctuary walls and floor and around chapels.
Refs: Oppenheimer brochure, 1915ca and information from Robert Field, Swanage, Dorset, Apr 2013.

Name: ASHLIN & COLEMAN
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, TYRCONNELL ROAD (INCHICORE), CHURCH OF MARY IMMACULATE (RC)
Date: 1927
Nature: Tenders invited for erection of new transept and confessional recesses, Jun 1927.  For Very Rev. Michael Sweeney, Superior, Oblates of Mary Immaculate. Plans approved by City Architect, Mar or Apr 1928.
Refs: Irish Times, 10,16 Jun 1927, 5 Apr 1928.