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Architecture of Dublin City

09 April 2010

1931 – St. Thomas Church of Ireland, Cathal Brugha Street, Dublin

Architect: Frederick G. Hicks The original church of this parish stood on Marlborough Street but was destroyed like much of the area in fighting during the Civil War of 1922. During the reconstruction,...

02 February 2010

1932 – DUTC Powerhouse, Ringsend, Dublin

Architect: Vincent Kelly Former power station for the Dublin United Tramways Company. Plasterer: M. Creedon.

03 October 2013

1932 – Eucharistic Conference, Phoenix Park, Dublin

Architect: John J. Robinson The 31st International Eucharistic Congress, held in Dublin 22–26 June 1932, was one of the largest eucharistic congresses of the 20th century. The final public mass of the congress...

07 April 2010

1932 – Former Carlton Cinema, O’Connell Street, Dublin

Architect: Robinson Keefe One of Dublin’s finest Art Deco facades, the former Carlton Cinema has been closed for over a decade and is not awaiting demolition. A proposal to move the facade is...

26 November 2013

1932 – Pissoir, Upper Ormond Quay, Dublin

One the French style pissoirs imported prior to the 1932 Dublin Eucharistic Congress as part of a ‘clean up Dublin’ campaign. Removed sometime during the 1970s. Supposedly sold by Dublin Corporation to a...

30 June 2010

1933 – Bank of Ireland, Terenure, Dublin

Architect: Millar & Symes Sited at Terenure crossroads, this bank branch has strong Arts and Crafts detailing, notably the stonework around the entrances. This is unusual for Ireland as bank branches were traditionally...

10 June 2010

1933 – Former DeLuxe Cinema, Camden Street, Dublin

Architect: Jones & Kelly Former cinema now a nightclub and hotel, the exterior of the DeLuxe Cinema is mostly intact. There is a fine interior also still largely intact, having survived conversion to...

08 February 2011

1934 – Bull Island Shelters, Clontarf, Co. Dublin

Architect: Herbert G. Simms The bathing shelters and Kiosk on the Bull Wall were designed by Herbert Simms, (Housing architect to Dublin Corporation from 1932 until 1948), in 1934. Including 17 structures along...

17 September 2012

1934 – Gasholder, Sir John Rogerson’s Quay, Dublin

This massive gasholder structure dominated the Dublin Skyline for many years. Constructed by the Alliance and Dublin Consumers Gas Company at the corner of Sir John Rogerson’s Quay and Cardiff Lane. Demolished by...