1874 – Townhall, Sligo, Co. Sligo

Architect: William Hague


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Designed by William Hague (who was better known for his churches), Sligo Townhall is a well proportioned building in a Lombardo-Romanesque style. The dominant feature is the central clock tower and truncated spire. Illustration published in The Irish Builder, March 1 1870.

Internally, the building has offices to the front, with a toplit staircase that leads to the council chamber on the first floor above the main entrance. The staircase hall has frescos by Bernard McDonough, painted around 1950.

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