Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Selected: CO. CLARE, ENNIS, GALWAY ROAD, DISTRICT LUNATIC ASYLUM

Name: ADAIR, ARTHUR CHARLES
Building: CO. CLARE, ENNIS, GALWAY ROAD, DISTRICT LUNATIC ASYLUM
Date: 1863-1866
Nature: With William Fogerty. Chiefly designed by Fogerty; ACA responsible for water system and services. Superintended construction with Joseph Fogerty. Tenders invited, Apr 1863.  To cost : £35,000. Builder: Michael Meade.
Refs: Contract drawings, signed and dated A.C. Adair, Ennis, 1866, (formerly?) in OPW drawings collection, old ref. A.3.5; DB 5,1 Apr 1863,63; B 24,3 Mar 1866,153;  Freeman's Journal, 18,20 Apr 1863;  Irish Times, 18 Aug 1863; IB 9,1 Aug 1866 (tenders); IAA, PKS B05/03, A03 (Jun 1863, p.100Av), L1 (pp.468,478,486-93,496 &c.);   Civil Engineer & Architect's Journal 29, 1 Apr 1866, 119;   Brendan O'Donoghue, The Irish County Surveyors 1834-1944 (Dublin: Four Courts Press, 2007), 89

Name: FOGERTY, WILLIAM
Building: CO. CLARE, ENNIS, GALWAY ROAD, DISTRICT LUNATIC ASYLUM
Date: 1863-66;1869
Nature: By W. Fogerty of Dublin, erected under joint superintendence of John Fogerty, Limerick, & A.C. Adair. Tenders invited, Apr1863.  Builder: Michael Meade. Clerk of Works: Fitzgerald. (Mssrs. Ryan of Limerick originally named as contractors for erection of wall)
Refs: Set of contract drawings, signed A.C. Adair, Ennis, 1866, in OPW drawings, folder A.3.5 (old ref.); IAA, PKS B05/03, A03 (Aug 1869-Jan 1870, p.100Av), L1 (pp.468,478,486-93,496 &c.);  Freeman's Journal, 18,20 Apr 1863;  Irish Times, 18 Aug 1863;  B 21, 5 Sep 1863, 636; 24, 3 Mar 1866, 152; DB 5, 1 Apr 1863, 63; 8, 15 Mar 1866, 71,72; design exh. RHA 1864, no. 403 IAA, PKS B05/03;  Civil Engineer & Architect's Journal 29, 1 Apr 1866, 119. 

Name: FOGERTY, JOHN, & SON
Building: CO. CLARE, ENNIS, GALWAY ROAD, DISTRICT LUNATIC ASYLUM
Date: 1863-66;1869
Nature: By W. Fogerty of Dublin, erected under joint superintendence of John Fogerty, Limerick, & A.C. Adair. Boundary wall being built by Mssrs. Ryan, Limerick.
Refs: IAA, PKS B05/03, A03 (Jun 1863, p.?), L1 (pp.468,478,486-93,496 &c.); DB 5, 1 Apr 1863, 63; 8, 15 Mar 1866, 71; B 21, 5 Sep 1863, 636; 24, 3 Mar 1866, 153;   Civil Engineer & Architect's Journal 29, 6 Apr 1866, 119;  William Garner, Ennis: Architectural Heritage (An Foras Forbatha, 1981), 54(illus.),61

Name: O'CONNOR, FRANCIS
Building: CO. CLARE, ENNIS, GALWAY ROAD, DISTRICT LUNATIC ASYLUM
Date: 1903-1905
Nature: Water supply, sewerage, proposed new buildings for Ennis Dstrict Asylum Committee of Management.  (An abortive competition had been announced in 1901 for designs for additions and alterations to asylum, see Irish Times, 9 Mar,20,27 Dec 1901.)
Refs: IB 45, 13 Aug,19 Nov,3,17 Dec 1903, 1930,2098,3030,3055; 47, 6 May 1905, 298; 48, 1 Dec 1906, 950; B 85, 12 Dec 1903, 620

Name: SHEEHY, BRIAN EDWARD FITZGERALD
Building: CO. CLARE, ENNIS, GALWAY ROAD, DISTRICT LUNATIC ASYLUM
Date: 1910
Nature: 2 cottages at same, 1910. Chimney shaft, boiler, &c., 1914. New dormitories, 1915. Archts: Sheehy and Tierney.
Refs: IB 52, 2 Apr,11 Jun 1910, 217,392; 56, 3 Jan 1914, 28; 57, 31 Jul 1915, 346; B 109, 10 Oct 1915, 196

Name: TIERNEY, MARTIN F.
Building: CO. CLARE, ENNIS, GALWAY ROAD, DISTRICT LUNATIC ASYLUM
Date: 1910
Nature: 2 cottages at same, 1910. Chimney shaft, boiler, &c., 1914. New dormitories, 1915. Archts: Sheehy and Tierney.
Refs: IB 52, 2 Apr,11 Jun 1910, 217,392; 56, 3 Jan 1914, 28; 57, 31 Jul,28 Aug 1915, 346,385; B 109, 10 Oct 1915, 196

Name: BECKETT & HARRINGTON
Building: CO. CLARE, ENNIS, GALWAY ROAD, DISTRICT LUNATIC ASYLUM
Date: 1931
Nature: Alterations
Refs: IB 73, 14 Feb 1931, 148

Name: SHEAHAN, PATRICK JOSEPH
Building: CO. CLARE, ENNIS, GALWAY ROAD, DISTRICT LUNATIC ASYLUM
Date: 1937-1942;1950-
Nature: Extension (new admission hospital, sick & infirm hospital, nurses' home & chapel). £67,675. Also alts to kitchen block, bakery, boiler house. Imps. to water supply, 1950. House for assistant medical officer, 1951-52.
Refs: IB 79, 2 Oct 1937, 882; 80, 80, 3,16 Apr 1938, 282,385; 81, 18 Feb 1939, 154; 84, 12 Sep 1942, 338; 92, 10 Jun 1950, 608; 93, 27 Oct 1951, 1114; 94, 19 Jul & 2 Aug 1952, 764