Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Selected: CO. MEATH, SUMMERHILL, CHURCH OF OUR LADY OF LOURDES (RC)

Name: BYRNE, WILLIAM HENRY, & SON
Building: CO. MEATH, SUMMERHILL, CHURCH OF OUR LADY OF LOURDES (RC)
Date: 1911-14
Nature: New church. Tenders invited Apr 1911. FS laid 1911; dedicated 1914. Contractor: Patrick Nolan, Monaghan. High altar, side altar, altar rails, group 'Two Marys' executed by E. Sharp, Dublin.
Refs: Drawing(s), 1911, in IAA, Edward Cullen Collection, Acc. 2004/160 (not on public access); Freeman's Journal, 27,29 Apr 1911;   B 69, 28 Apr 1911, ?; IB 53, 29 Apr,14 Oct 1911, 265,286,677,694; 56, 1914, 583; information from Charles Cullen, Aug 2010;  E. Sharp's publicity booklet (1920s), 24

Name: OPPENHEIMER, LUDWIG, LTD *#
Building: CO. MEATH, SUMMERHILL, CHURCH OF OUR LADY OF LOURDES (RC)
Date: 1915a?j
Nature: Mosaics in sanctuary, above sanctuary arch and on two side altars(?).
Refs: Oppenheimer brochures, 1915ca, and Mosaics for Church Decoration (192?), 2(illus.) (information from Robert Field, Swanage, Dorset, Apr 2013).