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Architecture of Munster

18 February 2008

1974 – Bantry Library, Co. Cork

Architect: Patrick McSweeney Bantry Library was originally designed in 1962 by the Cork County Council architect Patrick McSweeney. While not an official project of the council at that time, McSweeney’s enthusiasm for the...

26 February 2010

1979 – Unbuilt Clare – Shannon Town Centre

Architects: Burke O’Dea

11 November 2009

1986 – Limerick Civic Offices, Limerick

Architect: Burke-Kennedy Doyle The offices of Limerick City Council are a relatively new development on the site where the old Courthouse and city gaol once stood. It was the first building to implement...

11 November 2009

1989 – King John’s Castle Visitor Centre, Limerick

Architect: Murray O’Laoire Architects An interpretative centre sits over what was formerly the eastern curtain wall. The centre, described as the ‘Learning Wall’, bridges an archeological dig of the former wall and bastion,...

11 November 2009

1989 – Tourism Office, Limerick

Architect: Murray O’Laoire Architects The tourist office is a modern structure evoking a nautical image, with a light elegant suspended structure and a transparent building, which allows visual contact with the river. Over...

27 March 2012

1994 – Cornmarket Bridge, Cork

Architect: Ian Ritchie Architects Winner of architectural competiton to design a new pedestrian bridge- a bridge with canopy. Unbuilt.

05 November 2009

1998 – Crawford Gallery Extension, Cork

Architect: Erick van Egeraat The Crawford Art Gallery occupies a prominent position in the heart of the City of Cork and prior to the new extension was a clever amalgamation of two separate...

05 November 2009

1998 – Gate Cineplex, Cork

Architect: Derek Tynan Associates Part of a larger development of a hostel, cinema and apartment complex designed to revitalise this part of the Cork quays. The cinema announces itself with its corner entrance...

05 November 2009

1999 – Social Housing, Cork, Co. Cork

Architect: Cork City Architects Department Urban infill to provide six terraced houses with car parking spaces designed by Cork City Architects Department. The houses are stepped down a hillside and are visually separated...