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Architecture of Co. Dublin

12 January 2015

1936 – Rialto Cinema, South Circular Road, Dublin

Architect: Frederick James Macaulay Opened in November 1936 and closed in 1970. A large auditorium designed to seat 1600, meant that it was usable as a car showroom, a function it carried out...

28 January 2010

1936 – St Patrick’s Church, Skerries, Co. Dublin

Architect: John J. Robinson Large modern church built to replace an earlier building. The interior is very dark, sombre and not very uplifting.

26 April 2012

1936 – Technical School, Fairview, Dublin

Architect: Robinson & Keefe Now with an added level, the Technical School by Robinson & Keefe has some slight Art Deco touches. The building has a lovely gradual curve following the curvature of...

02 February 2010

1936 – Thorncastle Street Flats, Ringsend, Dublin

Architect: Herbert G. Simms Three large blocks along the Dodder river as it enters the Liffey at Grand Canal Docks, the end block closest to Bridge Street is the oldest and most decorative....

22 January 2010

1937 – Dublin Airport

Architect: Desmond FitzGerald The original Dublin airport teminal was the most important pre-war Irish building in the International Style. Designed by a team of architects within the Office of Public Works led by...

27 January 2010

1937 – Geragh, Sandycove, Dun Laoghaire, Co. Dublin

Architect: Michael Scott Designed by Michael Scott as a home for himself, he had bought the site by the martello tower at Sandycove some years before, and originally intended it as a site...

07 April 2010

1937 – Henrietta House, Henrietta Street, Dublin

Architect: Herbert G. Simms One of a series of blocks designed by the City Architect’s Department in the 1930s throughout the city centre, this fine block is one of two sited just yards...

02 May 2013

1937 – Library, Drumcondra, Dublin

Architect: Robert S. Lawrie One of four public libraries built during 1937 by Dublin Corporation in the suburbs of Phibsborough, Ringsend, Drumcondra and Inchicore. These simple building have Art Deco styling around the...

02 February 2010

1937 – Ringsend Public Library, Dublin

Architect: Robert S. Lawrie One of four public libraries built during the period 1937 by Dublin Corporation in the suburbs of Phibsborough, Ringsend, Drumcondra and Inchicore. These simple building have Art Deco styling...