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Architecture of Leinster

14 January 2013

1935 – Hospital, Portlaoise, Co. Laois

Architect: Scott & Good In 1935 Scott & Good designed Portlaoise General Hospital. This building unlike its predecessor at Tullamore, does away with traditional massing and materials. It is a flat roofed, white...

10 February 2010

1935 – Nos. 35-36 Westmoreland Street, Dublin

Architect: Arnold F. Hendy Built as the Pearl Life Assurance building, it was gutted and merged into one large development in the late 1990s. This meant the demolition of the interiors of half...

10 February 2010

1935 – Nos.1-3 Westmoreland Street, Dublin

Architect: Millar & Symes On an important corner site adjoining the Bank of Ireland in College Green, this office building is curiously un-noticeable. With its brickwork and stone trimmings, the building seems modern...

15 December 2011

1935 – Theatre Royal, Hawkins St., Dublin

Architect: Leslie Norton The third Theatre Royal opened on September 23, 1935 in Hawkins Street. Designed by English architect Leslie Norton in conjunction with Dublin firm Scott & Good. It was a large...

07 January 2010

1936 – College of Further Education, Drogheda, Co. Louth

Architect: Ralph H. Byrne Built as Drogheda Technical School and now the College of Further Education, this is a fine example of the early Modern Movement in Ireland. The entrance to the school...

22 November 2011

1936 – Design for St. Ultan’s Hospital, Dublin

Architect: Scott & Good Unbuilt design for St. Ultan’s Hospital on Charlemont Street, Dublin. In the Ireland of the 1930s, there was a keen interest in architecture from the Government ministers of the...

17 October 2013

1936 – Mount Merrion, Dublin

Architect: Jones & Kelly Original pages from Irish Homes brochure circa 1936 of house designs available to purchase in the Mount Merrion development.

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.