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Architecture of Leinster

11 June 2012

1968 – Offices, Burlington Road, Dublin

Architect: Tyndall Hogan Hurley Formerly in use as back-office accommodation for Allied Irish Banks. Demolished to make way for new office accommodation in early 21st century. The main architectural feature was the stairwell,...

07 July 2010

1969 – Apollo House, Tara Street, Dublin

Architect: Michael Lyell Associates / McCormack Keane & Partners Another one of the horrific buildings in this area, Apollo House with its pseudo-greek lettering, aggregate facade and overbearing massing…. well the picture speaks...

10 February 2010

1969 – Fitzwilton House, Wilton Place, Dublin

Architect: Schoolheifer & Burley Thirteen floors of office space in a very sensitive location behind Fitzwilliam Place and on the banks of the Grand Canal, Fitzwilton House is Basil Gouldings “gift” to Dublin....

06 January 2010

1969 – Former Carroll’s Factory, Dundalk, Co. Louth

Architect: Scott Tallon Walker Now part of the Dundalk Institute of Technology’s campus, this was a ground breaking Irish factory design. Built by P.J. Carroll & Co. as a cigarette plant, the design...

08 June 2012

1969 – No.2 Burlington Road, Dublin

Architect: Tyndall Hogan Hurley Originally when completed, the window bands were fully glazed, with 5 panels of clear glass. Later, tinted panels were inserted to create a combination of glass and solid panels...

23 January 2011

1969 – Phoenix House, South Leinster Street, Dublin

Architect: John Costello & Associates Office accommodation from the late 1960s, a rather grim exercise in concrete and projecting windows. The building was badly damaged in the May 1974 bombings of Dublin when...

04 February 2010

1969 – Restaurant Building, University College Dublin, Co. Dublin

Architect: Scott Tallon Walker The UCD restaurant building was awarded the RIAI Gold Medal for 1968-70. The citation read:”This elegant building is part of the UCD campus in Belfield. It is sited in...

25 November 2013

1969 – St. Michael’s Estate, Inchicore, Dublin

Architect: Arthur Swift & Partners Built on the site of the old Richmond Barracks, and finally demolished after years of decline in 2013, St Michael’s Estate had become a byword for poor quality...

28 June 2010

1970 – International House, Hatch Street, Dublin

Architect: Burke-Kennedy Doyle Large office development on a sloping site that allowed for underground parking. Finished with concrete aggregate panels that compliment the colour of the brickwork on Hatch Street.