Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Engineer, of Dublin. Frank Byrne, who was born circa 1863, was apprenticed to his father, Matthew Byrne, millwright, of 35 James's Street, Dublin, for five years, and spent the following three years with the engineers Coombe, Barlow & Coombe of Belfast, George Fletcher & Co. of Derby and 'Mr Going', presumably SHIRLEY RUSSELL GOING SHIRLEY RUSSELL GOING . He then worked in America for four years. On his return to Dublin, he became manager of his father's business in James's Street. In the summer of 1900 he was appointed engineer to Blackrock Urban District Council in succession to ALFRED DICKINSON PRICE. ALFRED DICKINSON PRICE. (1) He held the post at least until the end of the year,(2) but had been succeeded by HENRY E. POWELL  HENRY E. POWELL by the end of 1905.(3)

ICEI: elected associate, 1898.
Institute of Mechanical Engineers: member by 1893.

Addresses:(5) Work: 37 College Green, 1893-1894; 2 Abbey Street Lower, 1898->=1900.
Home: 47 Strand Road, Sandymount, 1893->=1900.


All information in this entry not otherwise accounted for is from ICEI membership applications, III, 11.

(1) IB 42, 1 Aug 1900, 444.
(2) IB 43, 1 Jan 1901, 586.
(3) IB 47, 4 Nov 1905, 770.
(5) Jones transcripts from Thom's directories 1893-1900.

1 work entries listed in chronological order for BYRNE, FRANCIS FURLONG

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Date: 1901
Nature: New 4-storey 'solid and handsome structure' for Patrick Hall. Architect: 'Mr Byrne, C.E.' (Francis Furlong Byrne?). Contractor: Donovan, Harcourt St.
Refs: Irish Times, 23 Jul 1901.