Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Architect, of Lower Glentworth Street, Limerick, listed as such Bassett's Limerick City Directory for 1879 and in Francis Guy's Directory of Munster for 1886. He may be the R.D. O'Brien who was present at the inaugural meeting of the Architectural Association of Ireland on 13 October 1872(1) and was a member of the committee in 1874.(2) He can possibly be identified as Robert Donough O'Brien (1844-1917), fourth son of William Smith O'Brien of Cahirmoyle, Co. Limerick, and uncle of EDWARD CONOR MARSHALL O'BRIEN. EDWARD CONOR MARSHALL O'BRIEN.

Addresses: 2 Lower Glentworth Street, 1879; 4 Lower Glentworth Street, 1886.


(1) IB 14, 15 Oct 1872, 280.
(2) From Post Office Dublin Directory (1874), 121.

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Date: 1901
Nature: New single-storey stone house overlooking River Shannon for himself.
Refs: Hugh Weir, Houses of Clare (1986), 215;  information from Brian Grubb, Parteen-a-Lax, Dec 2014.