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Architecture of Leinster

17 September 2009

1898 – St. Marnocks, Co. Dublin

Architect: Sir Robert Lorimer Originally a Georgian house which was remodelled and extended by the Jameson family (of the distillary). Due to the family’s Scottish origins, the commission was given to Sir Robert...

28 January 2010

1899 – Church of The Assumption, Howth, Co. Dublin

Architect: W.H. Byrne Positioned on a dominant site in the town, the Catholic Church of 1899 is incomplete. The original designs included a spire which in true Dublin style was never completed. Many...

27 January 2010

1899 – Former Fire Station, Dun Laoghaire, Co. Dublin

Now in use as an enterprise centre, the former Fire Station of the Borough is less ornate than similar buildings being constructed in Dublin city centre at this time, notably those by C.J...

05 February 2010

1899 – Haughton House, Phoenix Park, Dublin

Architect: L.A. McDonnell The building of 1898 was surrounded for many years by poor quality extensions, only the architectural detail around the roof and eaves could be discerned. Built as the Haughton Memorial...

13 April 2010

1899 – Louis Copeland, Nos. 40-41 Capel Street, Dublin

Architect: Kaye-Parry & Ross Originally built as a bank, a branch of the Provincial Bank, hence the unusual shopfront, this building at 40-41 Capel Street has been remodeled several times. Extended as a...

05 November 2012

1899 – St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, Blackrock, Co. Dublin

Architect: Murray & Forrester Presbyterian church designed by John Campbell Murray of Murray & Forrester, of London. The building is designed in an octagonal shape fronted by a large tower containing the main...

08 January 2010

1899 – St. Patricks’s Church, Kilkenny, Co. Kilkenny

Architect: S.F. Hynes Designed in 1896-9 by the Cork based architect S.F. Hynes, St. Patrick’s is a simple late Gothic revival church with a transept reserved for the nuns of the adjacent convent.

14 March 2013

1899 – St. Saviour’s Church, Arklow, Co. Wicklow

Architect: Sir Arthur W. Blomfield Designed by noted English church architect Sir Arthur W. Blomfield, the gift of 5th Earl of Carysfort William Prob, in memory of his parents, brothers & sisters. Blomfields’s...

07 April 2014

1899 – Star Life Assurance, College Green Dublin

Architect: Arthur Blomfield Jackson Constructed between 1899 and 1901 by English architect Arthur Blomfield Jackson, and his only work in Ireland. As it had done a few times around this time to other...