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J. and C. McGloughlin

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of 47 to 54 Great Brunswick Street, Dublin

1875 Company established by John McGloughlin at Cuffe Lane, Dublin.[1]

1882 J. McGloughlin moved works and residence to 48 Great Brunswick Street.[2]

1889 J. McGloughlin's eldest son John (d.1922) came into partnership and the business was thereafter known as J. McGloughlin and Son.[3]

Edward and Charles, J. McGloughlin's other two sons, joined the firm.

1896 At John McGloughlin's death, John McGloughlin Jnr. and Charles formed J. & C. McGloughlin Ltd.[4]

1914 Art metal and church metal workers; constructional engineers. Specialities: wrought or cast iron, copper or brass, polished, electro-plated, galvanized, painted and decorated or other finishes; structural ironwork such as roof trusses, stanchions, ties, roofs and general builders' ironwork. Employees 120. [5]

Artwork included the metal canopy above the entrance to the Mansion House and the decorative entrance to the Phoenix Park at Islandbridge, Dublin. McGloughlin’s employed 120 in 1914.[6]

1932 Charles McGloughlin dies John the younger's son John and two of Charles's sons, Stephen J. McGloughlin and Peter (b. 1906), were made managing

Peter McGloughlin was chairman and managing director in 1975.[7]

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Sources of Information

  5. 1914 Whitakers Red Book
  6. The Leading Manufacturing Firms in 1920s Dublin by Frank Barry, Trinity College Dublin, September 2017