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Architecture of Leinster

07 January 2010

1890s – Clarke’s Bar, Drogheda, Co. Louth

A fine late 19th century building and interior. The exterior is rendered with decorative window surrounds and a fine shop front. The interior with its low counters, snugs, and drawer units from a...

23 January 2012

1890s – Coyles, 8 Aungier Street, Dublin

Excellent old shopfront, showing the separation of retail and living accomodation. Once, all Dublin shopfronts were of these quality. Now wrecked, the building above it derelict. The building probably dates from the 1720s,...

27 February 2014

1890s – Denmark House, Little Denmark St., Dublin

Architect: W.M. Mitchell & Sons Like the building, the street is now gone, demolished in 1976 to make way like some other laneways for the Ilac Shopping Centre. An early steel-frame commercial building...

19 July 2009

1890s – Post Office, 5 Usher’s Quay, Dublin

Fine post office facade on otherwise plain facade. Nice “Irish” style lettering in the signage.

21 October 2012

1891 – Allied Irish Bank, Portlaoise, Co. Laois

Architect: J.J. O’Callaghan Built as a branch for the Munster & Leinster Bank in redbrick with limestone dressings. It is a fine Victorian gothic building with manager`s accommodation alongside with a separate entrance.

07 April 2010

1891 – Blessington Basin, Blessington Street, Dublin

Architect: Spencer Harty Water supply to the city was proving a difficulty to the City Corporation in the later half of the eighteenth century. The City Corporation saw the completion of the canals...

17 February 2010

1891 – D’Olier Chambers, D’Olier Street, Dublin

Architect: J.F. Fuller Built in 1891 by J.F Fuller for the Gallaher Tobacco Company out of yellow brick and terracotta. Cleverly used to turn the corner, the building is prominent with its decorative...

07 April 2010

1891 – Fr. Theobald Mathew Statue, O’Connell Street, Dublin

Sculptor: Mary Redmond Fr Theobald Mathew (1790-1856) was a Cork-born Capuchin Friar who led a great temperance movement from 1839-1856. His anti-drink campaign is considered to have been a great social revolution that...

16 April 2009

1891 – Loop Line Bridge, Dublin

Architect: John Chaloner Smith & William H. Mills Designed by John Chaloner Smith, engineer to the Dublin, Wicklow and Wexford Railway, the bridge consists of wrought iron lattice girders on a double row...