Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Selected: CO. KERRY, TRALEE, CHURCH OF THE HOLY CROSS (RC, DOMINICAN)

Name: PUGIN & ASHLIN
Building: CO. KERRY, TRALEE, CHURCH OF THE HOLY CROSS (RC, DOMINICAN)
Date: 1866-71
Nature: New church. FS laid 1866. Estimated cost about £6,000. Opened 1871. Contractor: Thomas Crosbie. Spire e 'progressing rapidly' in 1868 but never completed..
Refs: Undated perspective view from W in IAA, Ashlin & Coleman Collection, 76/1.160/1; DB 3, 1 Jul 1861, 564; 8, 15 Mar,1 May 1866, 72(illus.),112(illus.); 10, 15 Sep 1868, 233; R. Hayward, Kingdom of Kerry (1970), ?; Frederick O'Dwyer, 'A Victorian Partnership - the architecture of Pugin & Ashlin', in J. Graby, ed.,150 Years of Architecture in Ireland: the Royal Institute of the Architects of Ireland 1839-1989, (RIAI, 1989), 58;  information from Dr Gerard Hyland.

Name: OPPENHEIMER, LUDWIG, LTD *#
Building: CO. KERRY, TRALEE, CHURCH OF THE HOLY CROSS (RC, DOMINICAN)
Date: 1915ca?
Nature: Mosaic work around sanctuary and in side chapels.
Refs: Oppenheimer brochure, 1915ca (information from Robert Field, Swanage, Dorset, Apr 2013).

Name: BARRETT, JAMES RUPERT EDWARD BOYD
Building: CO. KERRY, TRALEE, CHURCH OF THE HOLY CROSS (RC, DOMINICAN)
Date: 1935
Nature: Alterations.
Refs: IB77, 5 Oct 1935, 924