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26 June 2015

1712 – Stackallan House, Co. Meath

Stackallan House is one of the very few surviving classical Irish country houses from the early eighteenth century. The principal fa├žades to the west and south have nine and seven bays, with the...

26 June 2015

1630 – Athlumney Castle. Co. Meath

Constructed over several centuries – the classic form of the fortified Irish tower house visible as part of the Jacobean mansion. The mid-fifteenth-century tower house, built by the Dowdall family, was considerably enlarged...

26 June 2015

1825 – Loughcrew House, Co. Meath

Architect: Charles Robert Cockerell Originally the seat of the Plunkett family, its most famous member being St Oliver Plunkett, whose church still remains today on the estate, the first Loughcrew House was built...

25 June 2015

1810 – Lanesborough Lodge, Belturbet, Co. Cavan

Constructed around 1810 for the Cavendish Butler family. Burned out in the early 1920s and now an ivy-clad ruin

09 June 2015

1901 – Infants School, Cresswell, Derbyshire

Architect: Brewill & Baily “The Infants’ School here illustrated has been carried out for the Duke of Portland and the Bolsover Colliery, and consists of the conversion of the old schoolroom into a...

04 June 2015

1972 – Moore & Parnell Street Proposal, Dublin

Massive scheme for a central business district centred on the area of Moore and Parnell Street. The landbank amassed meant the removal of the historic street pattern and is now the site of...

29 May 2015

1814 – Former Foyle College, Derry

Architect: John Bowden Foyle College traces its origins to 1617 and the establishment of the Free Grammar School at Society Street within the city walls of Derry by Mathias Springham of the Merchant...

29 May 2015

1866 – Ferryquay Gate, Derry, Co. Derry

Architect: Robert Collins The site of one of the four original gateways; it overlooked the ferryquay on the River Foyle. This was the gate closed by the Apprentice Boys of Derry in December...

29 May 2015

1611 – North Gate, Carrickfergus, Co. Antrim

Lord Deputy Sir Arthur Chichester enclosed Carrickfergus with stone walls from 1611 onwards and more than half the circuit is still visible, often to its full height of 4 metres to the wall...