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Architecture of Leitrim

31 December 2009

1450c – Fenagh Abbey, Co. Leitrim

The present day abbey ruins date from the fifteenth century. Nearby is another ruin which was likely residential accommodation for the priests of Fenagh. The abbey was used for a time for Protestant...

27 October 2015

1860 – Dromahair Abbey Hotel, Co. Leitrim

Long established hotel, now falling into dereliction, after closure in 2011 and being left to rot. The owners were unknown until finally identified in 2015. In July 2015, Leitrim County Council issued notices...

31 December 2009

1862 – Dublin-Sligo Railway Station, Dromod, Co. Leitrim

Architect: George Wilkinson The station for the mainline Dublin-Sligo rail route is a grander affair than the local narrow gauge station but still modest in comparison to stations in the larger Irish towns....

13 April 2011

1862 – Railway Station, Carrick-on-Shannon, Co. Leitrim

Architect: George Wilkinson Similar in design to Dromod Station on the same line by the same architect, this is a fine solid Victorian railway station, devoid of the architectural frivolities of stations on...

06 March 2013

1879 – Costello Chapel, Carrick-on-Shannon, Co. Leitrim

One of the smallest chapels in the world at sixteen feet long by twelve foot wide covering a floor area of 192 feet. The Costello Memorial Chapel was erected by Edward Costello to...

31 December 2009

1887 – Cavan & Leitrim Railway Station, Dromod, Co. Leitrim

Architect: Board of Works A modest station on the local narrow guage railway, this is a fine little Victorian station with attached stationmaster’s house. Originally the Cavan, Leitrim and Roscommon Light Railway and...

27 October 2015

1887 – Railway Station, Ballinamore, Co. Leitrim

Architect: Board of Works The Cavan and Leitrim Railway opened for goods traffic on 17 October 1887 and for passengers on 24 October 1887. The section from Belturbet in County Cavan to Dromod...