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Irish architects

06 June 2009

McCormick, Liam (1916-96)

Studied at Liverpool University, graduating 1943, before working as an architect and planner at the Ballymena Urban District Council. Established Corr and McCormick with Frank Corr (1948-68) after winning the competition for a...

06 June 2009

Lyons, Henry J. (1880-1947)

Apprenticed to Kaye, Parry and Ross before establishing a private practice in 1927. Elected Fellow of the RIBA in 1925. Specialised in commercial buildings, particularly cinemas and factories, before being joined by his...

06 June 2009

Vincent Kelly (b.1896)

Studied at University College Dublin, of which he was the first architectural graduate. He was one of the original members of the Irish Hospital Committee of Reference and was responsible for much of...

06 June 2009

Kelly, Stephen (b.1891)

Apprenticed to R.M. Butler and studied at the Dublin Institute of Technology. Worked with J.J. Robinson until establishing partnership of Jones and Kelly with Alfred Jones in 1919. In their first year together...

06 June 2009

Johnston, Francis (1760-1829)

Francis Johnston (1760-1829) was from Armagh and studied under the architect Thomas Cooley. In 1805 he was appointed architect to the Board of Works. His principal buildings in Dublin included the General Post...

06 June 2009

Thomas Ivory (1732-1786)

Thomas Ivory (1732-1786) was born in Cork and was originally a carpenter. Ivory was one of the most important Irish architects until the arrival of Gandon. He was the first master of the...

06 June 2009

Hoban, James (1762-1831)

James Hoban was born in Desart, near Callan, County Kilkenny. Having studied architecture at the Dublin Society School, he emigrated to the United States and soon established himself as an architect in Philadelphia....

06 June 2009

Hicks, Frederick G. (1870-1965)

Studied at the Architectural Association and the Finsbury Technical College for Building Construction in London and was apprenticed to J.W. Stevens (1886-90). He moved to Dublin in 1890 and, after working for several...

06 June 2009

Hegarty, Neil

Studied at the VEC School of Architecture, Cork, and at Oxford University, England. Established private practice in Cork before joining Cork County Council in 1974 and Cork Corporation as City Architect in 1985....