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Architecture of Munster

05 March 2013

1870 – St. Anne’s Hydro & Turkish Bath, Blarney, Co. Cork

Architect: Richard Barter Part of the earlier, sprawling Hydropathic centre started by Dr. Richard Barter, the large Turkish bath building can be seen in the foreground. The Hydropathic buildings are those further up...

20 February 2014

1870 – St. John’s College, Waterford

Architect: George Goldie Constructed between 1868 and 1879, the diocesan college had a cloistered central court and chapel – a rather grim fortress of Catholic education. Closed as a seminary in 1999 due...

06 November 2009

1871 – 72 South Mall, Cork

Architect: Richard Brash End-of-terrace three-bay four-storey Georgian house from around 1770; that was remodelled and refronted in an Italian-Romanesque style in the early 1870s, by Cork Gas Consumers. It retains a fine stairs...

23 September 2009

1871 – Church of the Immaculate Conception, Enniskeane, Co. Cork

Architect: Richard Evans After almost being bankrupted by the building of the Roman Catholic parish church of Crosshaven, designed by E.W. Pugin, Richard Evans, a builder, designed this church in Enniskeane. This is...

04 April 2014

1871 – Church of the Sacred Heart, Kilmoyley, Co. Kerry

Architect: George C. Ashlin Design published in 1868, but the foundation stone was not laid until 1871, with dedication in 1873. “Our principal illustration with this No. is a view of the Catholic...

03 April 2014

1871 – Co-operative Wholesale Society, Tralee, Co. Kerry

The Co-operative Wholesale Society, although it only commenced business in 1864, had by 1866 already established a depot in Ireland, at Tipperary, for the direct purchase of Irish produce. The policy of direct...

25 March 2014

1871 – Design for Church of Ireland, Caherconlish, Co. Limerick

Architect: E.H. Carson Not constructed as illustrated – the church as built was a single-cell structure with porch and vestry – both of which have decorative doorways. Instead of a tower, a simple...

23 October 2015

1871 – Glenbeigh Towers, Co. Kerry

Architect: Godwin & Crisp Work began in 1867 on what was known as Headley Towers and also, Wynnes Folly. Constructed by Lord Headley – a very unpopular landlord who charged high rents to...

22 October 2009

1871 – Holy Cross Dominican Church, Tralee, Co. Kerry

Architect: Pugin & Ashlin Uncomplete, as the expected donations to complete the spire did not materialise. The interior has a lovely wooden roof supported by tall arches on marble shaft columns. The east...

04 November 2015

1872 – Caherconlish House, Co. Limerick

Architect: William Fogerty Lewis describes this house in the following terms “Near the town stands Cahirconlish House, a handsome modern residence, erected near the site of the old family mansion, by the proprietor,...