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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 Gotëborg, 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...

06 June 2009

Campbell, Noel

Apprenticed to H. V. and R.E. McCaughan of Belfast (1938-40) before working with John McGeagh. Joined the Works Branch of the Northern Ireland Ministry of Finance in 1942 and the Republic of Ireland...

06 June 2009

Cahill, Gerry (b.1951)

Cahill studied at University College Dublin and the Architectural Association, London. Prior to returning to Ireland in 1979. he worked with the London Borough of Camden, Levitt Bernstein Associates and the Royal College...

06 June 2009

Byrne, Patrick (1783-1864)

Studied under Henry Aaron Baker at the Dublin Society Schools. Between 1820 and 1846 he worked as a measurer and then an architect with the Wide Streets Commissioners. After Catholic Emancipation allowed church...

06 June 2009

William Henry Byrne (1844-1917)

Studied under J.J. McCarthy before establishing a partnership with John O’Neill as O’Neill & Byrne in 1869. After the death of O’Neill in 1883, he practised alone as W.H. Byrne until 1902. He...

06 June 2009

William Deane Butler (d. 1857)

Studied under Henry Aaron Baker at the Dublin Society Schools, and was a founding member of the Royal Institute of Architects in Ireland, as well as the Society of Irish Artists. An engineer...