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Architecture of Kerry

17 September 2009

1879 – Roman Catholic Church, Castleisland, Co. Kerry

Architect: Dominick J. Coakley Selected design from seven submitted. Tower and spire later, from 1901. Published in The Building News, November 14 1879: “This design was selected in a competition wherein seven architects...

26 May 2013

1880c – Royal Hotel, Valentia, Co. Kerry

Now described as a Bed & Breakfast with a barrather than a hotel, the Royal is sited by the quayside on Valentia Island. Originally constructed circa 1880 and later extended in the 1930s....

21 October 2012

1885 – Railway Bridge, Killorglin, Co. Kerry

Architect: S.G. Frazer The bridge was erected in 1885 as part of the Farranfore to Renard railway line which was closed in 1960. It is known locally as the Metal Bridge and is...

18 October 2011

1889 – Coast Guard Station, Ballydavid, Co. Kerry

Arhitect: Robert Cochrane Standard public works arrangement for coast guard facilities around the coastline. They usually had a terrace of three or more houses with a taller house or tower to one end....

21 October 2011

1890 – Dromquinna House, Kenmare, Co. Kerry

Architect: J.F. Fuller Constructed for Sir John Columb around 1889-90. Now run as a countryhouse hotel.

24 October 2012

1890 – St. James Church, Killorglin, Co. Kerry

Architect: Walter G. Doolin Constructed after an architectural competition to replace an earlier church of J.J. McCarthy from 1860. The earlier church was a mixture of Early English & Decorated Gothic. As with...

15 October 2010

1902 – O’Connell Memorial Church, Caherciveen, Co. Kerry

Architect: G.C. Ashlin The Daniel O’Connell Memorial Church of the Holy Cross, a Gothic Revival-style Church designed by George C. Ashlin. East, West & South Elevations published in The Architects 1888. It was...

10 November 2009

1925 – Ashe Memorial Hall, Tralee, Co, Kerry

Built as local authority offices, the Ashe Memorial Hall sits at one end of Denny Street, dedicated to the memory of Thomas Ashe. The building is built of local sandstone and houses the...

22 October 2012

1933 – Bridge, Kenmare, Co. Kerry

Architect: L.G. Mouchel & Partners Designed by London engineers, L.G. Mouchel & Partners in association with an Irish-based engineer Pierce Purcell, to replace an 1841 suspension bridge. It is a reinforced concrete bridge...

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