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Architecture of Leinster

20 January 2010

1894 – St. Mary’s Church, Haddington Road, Dublin

Architects: Charles Geoghegan, J.J. O’Callaghan & W.G. Doolin St Mary’s is the product of the work of several architects. In 1839 the original church on the site was constructed. In 1879, the rounded...

06 January 2010

1895 – Church, Abbeyleix, Co. Laois

Architect: William Hague Designed by prominent church architect William Hague, this church of 1896 is attached to an earlier convent. A cruciform plan, the tower and spire is attached to the southern transept,...

07 April 2010

1895 – Former Hospital, North Brunswick Street, Dublin

Architect: Carroll & Bachelor Now in use as a district court, this is a fine former hospital building with an elaborate street frontage with corner pavilions. Like many buildings around Ireland that were...

31 December 2009

1895 – Gainsborough House, Northgate St., Athlone, Co. Westmeath

Unusual arrangement of bay window and shopfront set into a tall flattened archway, flanked by a round headed window. With some cleaning and sympathetic design, this could be a really fine addition to...

23 April 2013

1895 – Railway Station, Carlisle Pier, Dun Laoghaire

Recently demolished, this Victorian railwayshed lay largely hidden by a 1950s passenger terminal. Originally trains met the ferries coming in from the UK via a railway spur from the main line. When the...

18 February 2010

1895 – The Stags Head, Dame Court, Dublin

Architect: Alfred I. McGloughlin One of Dublin’s most lavish late Victorian pubs, The Stags Head was built in 1895. It is for a reason that Dublin barmen were known as curates and this...

19 February 2010

1895 – Upper Baggot Street, Dublin

One side of Upper Baggot Street has been mostly rebuilt or a mixture of architectural periods. The northern side of the street is a fairly unified Victorian streetscape with some fine shopfronts and...

11 June 2010

1896 – Dolphin House, Essex Street, Dublin

Architect: J.J. O’Callaghan Originally the Dolphin Hotel, a famous Dublin hostelry, this has now been converted to office space for the courts service. A fine Victorian exterior with much decoration including a very...

07 January 2010

1896 – Firstactive Bank, Drogheda, Co. Louth

Architects: Walter G. Doolin Originally built as a branch of the Munster and Leinster Bank, this building by Walter G. Doolinis a hybrid of styles. The ground floor has an arcade of tall...