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06 June 2009

Deane, Sir Thomas Newenham (1828-1899)

Sir Thomas Newenham Deane (1828-1899) was born in Cork – his father was also a noted architect and educated at Trinity College Dublin. He joined his father’s practice in 1850 and was made...

06 June 2009

Darley, Hugh (1701-1771)

Another member of the Darley family who owned the Ardbraccan and Golden Hill quarries, Hugh Darley was also associated with Trinity College. He was the architect of the Dining Hall and supervised the...

06 June 2009

Darley, Frederick (1798-1872)

From a prominent family of whom several were architects and who owned a quarry in Meath that supplied stone to many important buildings around Leinster. Darley’s most important works are the Merchant’s Hall...

06 June 2009

Cullen, T.J. (1880-1947)

Thomas Joseph Cullen was pprenticed to Ashlin and Coleman in Dublin before practising privately from 1908 onwards. He worked on several projects in Dublin for Matthew J. McCabe in the early years of...

06 June 2009

Thomas Cooley (1740-1784)

Cooley settled in Dublin after winning first prize in a competition organised by the city to build a Royal Exchange. This was built and later became City Hall. It is believed that he...

06 June 2009

Cleary, Shay (b.1951)

Studied at University College Dublin, graduating 1974. Worked with Marcel Breuer and Candilis Josic Woods in Paris and with Neave Brown at the Camden Borough Council in London before returning to Dublin in...

06 June 2009

Chambers, Sir William (1723-1796)

Sir William Chambers was born in Got√ęborg, Sweden of Scottish parentage in 1723. At the age of sixteen, he joined the Swedish East India Company and voyaged to India and China for nine...

06 June 2009

Cassels, Richard (1690-1751)

Richard Cassels (1690-1751) was of German origin and also known as Richard Castle. He settled in Ireland around 1728 and worked with Edward Lovett Pearce on the Houses of Parliament before becoming the...

06 June 2009

Wilfrid Cantwell (1921-2001)

Studied at the Dublin Institute of Technology, graduating in 1944. Worked with Michael Scott on Busaras and J. N. Kidney before practising privately. After 1976 he specialised as a consultant in church design...