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Buildings of Ireland

17 September 2009

1880 – Design for O’Brien Institute, Marino, Clontarf

Architect: John L. Robinson Now known as the O’Brien Institute, this building was to serve as an orphan home and school, financed by a trust that was founded by Bridget O’Brien in 1876....

03 January 2013

1880 – Field-Marshal Gough Statue, Phoenix Park, Dublin

Sculptor: John Henry Foley The statue was proposed in 1869, but Dublin Corporation turned down the various sites proposed including the then Carlisle Bridge, Foster Place and Westmoreland Street. At one stage, a...

05 February 2010

1880 – Glasshouse, Phoenix Park, Dublin

Substantial glasshouses in the walled garden of Farmleigh house.

10 June 2010

1880 – Guinness Offices, St. James’s Gate, Dublin

Architect: George Wilkinson Fine Victorian office accommodation complete with elegant chimneys and good quality ironwork. Well maintained, it provides a public face for the brewery to the street.

22 November 2011

1880 – House Design, Co. Dublin

Architect: McCurdy & Mitchell Drawing for unidentified house in Co. Dublin by McCurdy & Mitchell.

06 October 2014

1880 – Milford House, Armagh

Architect: Young & Mackenzie Heavily remodelled and extended by Young & Mackenzie in 1880 for local mill owner Robert Garmany Mc Crum. Described as the most technologically advanced house in 19th century Ireland...

25 September 2009

1880 – Northern Bank, Enniskillen, Co. Fermanagh

Architect: Samuel Patrick Close Built for the Belfast Banking Co, a fine sandstone bank building of the 19th century. Like many in Irish provincial towns it contained living accommodation for the branch manager...

20 January 2010

1880 – O’Connell Bridge, Dublin

Architect: Bindon B. Stoney Originally designed and built by James Gandon, O’Connell Bridge was built in 1794-98 and named after the then Viceroy – Lord Carlisle. The original bridge had a hump and...

07 April 2010

1880 – O’Connell Monument, O’Connell Street, Dublin

Sculptor: John Henry Foley Built to commemorate the “Liberator” Daniel O’Connell (1775-1847) after whom the street was renamed after independence. The O’Connell monument was erected after a subscription list was opened in 1862....