Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Borough engineer of Drogheda, Co. Louth, during the 1860s. John Cogan, a son of Thomas Cogan, merchant, was born in Co. Meath circa 1822. He was admitted to Trinity College, Dublin, in 1847 at the age of 25(1) and obtained the Diploma in Civil Engineering in 1854.(2) He had become borough engineer of Drogheda by 1865 and was still in the post in 1867, when he prepared plans for works executed at Drogheda for the Boyne Commissioners.(3) In 1871 he was succeeded by JOHN JOSEPH FAULKNER GREENE JOHN JOSEPH FAULKNER GREENE . His pupils and assistants included RICHARD WALTER WALSH. RICHARD WALTER WALSH.


(1) G.D. Burtchaell & T.U. Sadleir, eds., Alumni Dublinenses (1935), supplement p.23.
(2) R.C. Cox, compiler, Trinity College School of Engineering: 'Graduates' in Engineering 1843-1992 (1993), unpaginated.
(3) IB 9, 1 May 1867, 111.

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Date: 1867
Nature: Works on same, for Boyne Commissioners
Refs: IB 9, 1 May 1867, 111