Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Architect, of Dublin. Timothy Ahern, son of Michael Ahern, of Victoria Cross, Cork, was born in Cork in on 6 August 1907 and was educated at the North Monastery Technical Schools, the Christian Schools, Cork, and, from 1927 to 1930, at the Crawford Municipal Technical Institute. In 1929 he entered the office of B. O'FLYNN & FLYNN & amp; SON. He left Cork for Dublin in 1935 and, from 18 July 1935 until 3 April 1936, was an architectural assistant in the office of JONES & JONES & amp; KELLY. KELLY. (1) In May 1936 he was appointed a draughtsman in the housing department of Dublin Corporation.(2) He remained in the housing department until about 1949, when he set up in private practice in Dame Street.(3) He died unexpectedly on 9 September 1952. At the time of his death, he was engaged on the design of a large scheme of flats for Dublin Corporation.

AAI: elected member, 1943.(4)
RIAI: passed intermediate examination, 1935;(5) elected member 20 October l944, having been proposed by CHRISTOPHER JOSEPH DERMOT O'TOOLE CHRISTOPHER JOSEPH DERMOT O'TOOLE , seconded by HERBERT GEORGE SIMMS  HERBERT GEORGE SIMMS and JOHN EDWARD BURKE. JOHN EDWARD BURKE. (6)
RIBA: passed special final examination, 1940; (7) elected associate, April 1942,(8) proposed by VINCENT KELLY  VINCENT KELLY and seconded by JOHN JOSEPH ROBINSON  JOHN JOSEPH ROBINSON and HORACE TENNYSON O'ROURKE. HORACE TENNYSON O'ROURKE. (9)

Addresses:(10) Work: 39 Fitzwilliam Square, Dublin, 1942;(10) 24 Dame Street.
Home: 117 Upper Leeson Street, 1942; 63 Brighton Rd, Rathgar, 1948; 10 Oakland Drive, Highfield Road, Rathgar.

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References

All information in this entry not otherwise accounted for is from Ahern's application for registartion as a probationer of the RIAI, 1931, in IAA, Acc. 93/136, Box 59, and from his obituary in RIAI Year Book (1953), 18. other obituaries are in Irish Times, 13 Sep 1952 and in  in RIBAJ 60 (1952-53), 208.

(1) Information from Jones file, A14.
(2) IB 78, 16 May 1936, 430.
(3) See note 1, above; the RIAI obituary states that he left the housing department circa 1946.
(4) AAI membership lists.
(5) IB 77, 13 Jul 1935, 602.
(6) Jones (citing RIAI minutes?).
(7) RIBAJ 49 (1941-42), 89.
(8) IB 84, 15 Apr 1942, 158.
(9) See note 7, above.
(10) From AAI and RIAI membership lists unless otherwise indicated.
(11) See note 8, above.


32 work entries listed in chronological order for AHERN, TIMOTHY JOSEPH


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Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, GARDINER'S LANE, NO. 048 (GRIFFIN BROS.)
Date: 1947
Nature: New factory, for Griffin Bros.
Refs: Designs, Oct 1947, in collection of David Griffin, Monkstown (2009).

Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, ABBEY STREET MIDDLE, NO. 055
Date: 1949
Nature: Rebuilding
Refs: IB 91, 2 Apr 1949, 302

Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, ABBEY STREET MIDDLE, NO. 109
Date: 1949
Nature: Alterations
Refs: IB 91, 30 Apr 1949, 414

Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, ARMAGH ROAD (CRUMLIN), HOUSES (002)
Date: 1949
Nature: New.
Refs: IB 91, 29 Oct 1949, 1008

Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, ARRAN ROAD, NO 001
Date: 1949
Nature: New garage.
Refs: IB 91, 24 Dec 1949, 1218

Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, CHURCH? ROAD, NO 042
Date: 1949
Nature: Timber drying shed & office for E. & W. Dempsey.
Refs: IB 91, 3 Sep 1949, 822

Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, HENRIETTA STREET, BOUNDARY WALL & GATE OFFICE
Date: 1949
Nature: For James Cox.
Refs: IB 91, 30 Apr 1949, 414

Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, HERBERTON ROAD, BOUNDARY WALLS AT FACTORY
Date: 1949
Nature: -
Refs: IB 91, 2 Apr 1949, 302

Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, RATOATH ROAD (CABRA), HOUSES (002)
Date: 1949
Nature: New.
Refs: IB 91, 9 Jul 1949, 638

Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, SANDFORD ROAD (RANELAGH, NO. 099
Date: 1949
Nature: Alterations ?for Dr Waugh.
Refs: IB 91, 14 May 1949, 456

Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, ST AGNES PARK (CRUMLIN), HOUSES (002)
Date: 1949
Nature: -
Refs: IB 91, 3 Sep 1949, 822

Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, STILLORGAN ROAD (DONNYBROOK), INISHOWEN
Date: 1949
Nature: Alterations
Refs: IB 91, 3 Sept 1949, 822

Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, LEESON STREET LOWER, NO. 052
Date: 1949, 1951
Nature: Additions & alterations for National Blood Transfusion Association, 1949; buioding for plasma equipment, 1951,
Refs: IB 91, 1 Oct 1949, 914; IB 93, 1 Sep 1951, 910

Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, DRUMCONDRA ROAD, GARAGE & SERVICE STATION
Date: 1950
Nature: New garage and service station.
Refs: IB 92, 7 Jan 1950, 28

Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, MOBHI GROVE, NO 010
Date: 1950
Nature: Garage.
Refs: IB 92, 25 Nov 1950, 1282

Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, PEMBROKE ROAD, NO 027 (LANSDOWNE HOTEL)
Date: 1950
Nature: Additions.
Refs: IB 92, 1 Apr 1950, 328

Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, SPERRIN ROAD (CRUMLIN), NO. 143
Date: 1950
Nature: Garage.
Refs: IB 92, 11 Nov 1950, 1222

Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, CHARLESTON ROAD, NO. 053
Date: 1951
Nature: Conversion into flats
Refs: IB 93, 1 Sep 1951, 910

Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, CIRCULAR ROAD NORTH, NO. 157
Date: 1951
Nature: New garage.
Refs: IB 93, 4 Aug 1951, 816

Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, CLONSKEAGH ROAD, VERGEMOUNT, LISHEEN
Date: 1951
Nature: New study
Refs: IB 93, 15 Sep 1951, 964

Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, COLLINS AVENUE, NO 192
Date: 1951
Nature: Alterations
Refs: IB 93, 21 Jul 1951, 762

Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, GILFORD AVENUE (SANDYMOUNT), NO. 019
Date: 1951
Nature: Garage.
Refs: IB 93, 21 Jul 1951, 762

Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, HENRY STREET, NO. 047 (H. WILLIAMS & CO.)
Date: 1951
Nature: Sanitary accommodation for H. Williams & Co.
Refs: IB 93, 29 Sep 1951, 1010

Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, MERRION ROAD, PAINT SHOP AND OIL STORE
Date: 1951
Nature: For S. Hudson
Refs: IB 93, 8 Dec 1951, 1284

Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, NEW GRANGE ROAD (CABRA), NO 100
Date: 1951
Nature: Garage.
Refs: IB 93, 3 Feb 1951, 136

Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, RATHDOWN ROAD, WORKSHOP
Date: 1951
Nature: For Collins & Rooney.
Refs: IB 93, 4 Aug 1951, 816

Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, ST TERESA'S ROAD (CRUMLIN), OFFICES, STORE & BUILDER'S YARD
Date: 1951
Nature: For Mr Rooney
Refs: IB 93, 22 Dec 1951, 1338

Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, WILLIAMS PARK (RATHMINES), OFFICES AND PAPER STORE
Date: 1951
Nature: For Deale & Son
Refs: IB 93, 22 Dec 1951, 1338

Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, CABRA ROAD, NO. 167
Date: 1952
Nature: New garage.
Refs: IB 94, 29 Mar 1952, 334

Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, GRACE PARK ROAD, HOUSE
Date: 1952
Nature: New bungalow.
Refs: IB 94, 2 Feb 1952, 130

Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, KILLESTER, SHOP & DWELLING
Date: 1952
Nature: For Mr Moore.
Refs: IB 94, 25 Oct 1952, 1015

Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, VICTORIA ROAD (RATHGAR), NO 029
Date: 1952
Nature: 2 flats.
Refs: IB 94, 19 Jul 1952, 764