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Architecture of Dublin City

19 February 2010

1905 – Avalon Hostel, Aungier Street, Dublin

Architect: Henderson & Murray Built as the Carmichael School of Medicine in two phases. The original block to the rear dates from 1879 by C.G. Henderson. The more elaborate front section with its...

01 February 2010

1905 – Canon O’Hanlon Memorial National School, Sandymount, Dublin

When Canon O’Hanlon died in 1905 after 25 years as Parish priest, three new rooms were built and the school was re-named the Canon O’Hanlon Memorial School. These rooms now form the school...

28 March 2012

1905 – Design for Fire Station, Tara Street, Dublin

Architect: C.J. McCarthy Design concept for Tara Street fire station by the city architect C.J. McCarthy. Almost as built with the exception of the tower, which is a less imposing design than was...

06 July 2010

1905 – Medical Mission, Chancery Place, Dublin

Architect: G.P. Beater Brick building with elaborately decorated ground floor and central bay. Founded in 1891 and rebuilt in 1905, it is still in use today.

16 February 2010

1905 – Morrison Chambers, Nassau Street, Dublin

Architect: Peddie & Washington Browne A prime corner site opposite the side entrance to Trinity College, this fine early 20th century building is finished in an austere limestone – constructed for North British...

17 February 2010

1905 – No.112 Grafton Street, Dublin

Architect: W.M. Mitchell & Sons No.112 is the left hand site of the photograph, the retail unit at street level being a branch of Specsavers. A fine commercial premises with a quality stone...

11 June 2010

1905 – Ryan’s, Parkgate Street, Dublin

Still one of the finest Victorian bars in Dublin, Ryan’s listed interior has been shamefully abused over the last few years. The wonderful horseshoe central bar has been cropped for more floor space....

09 June 2010

1905 – Sheehan Memorial, Burgh Quay, Dublin

Architect: W.P. O’Neill A memorial to a member of the Dublin Metropolitan Police who died near here while on duty. Just around the corner was the headquarters of the DMP. Incorporated a fountain....

01 April 2010

1905 – Todd Burn’s Department Store, Mary Street, Dublin

Architect: William Mitchell Built as Todd Burn’s department store, this is a fantastically decorative building with dome which acted as a counterbalance to the tower of Arnotts. Glorious red brick with terracotta details,...