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Buildings of Ireland

20 January 2010

1879 – Former Pembroke Town Hall, Merrion Road, Dublin

Architect: E.H. Carson Now used by the City of Dublin Vocational Education Committee, the former Pembroke Town Hall was designed by E.H. Carson, the father of Edward Carson, the Unionist Leader, in 1879....

24 February 2014

1879 – Gate Lodge, Botanic Gardens, Belfast, Co. Antrim

Architect: William Batt Former gatelodge constructed in Venetian Gothic, a single-storey building in red brick with Staffordshire blue bands and pointed stone arches at the openings. Carving by Alexander Steven. The original design...

14 July 2015

1879 – Glenmachan House, Belfast, Co. Antrim

Architect: Thomas Jackson & Sons “For William Ewart, Esq., J.P>, Belfast, there is being erected a large-sized villa with four sitting rooms, eight bed-rooms, hot and cold baths, lavatory, two w.c.’s, ample pantries...

28 July 2015

1879 – Gransha Presbyterian Church, Comber, Co. Down

Architect: Henry Chappell “This Church (the foundation stone of which was laid by Mr. H. L. Mulholland on the 7th October last, in the unavoidable absence of his father, John Mulholland, Esq., M.P.,...

18 March 2014

1879 – Great Northern Railway Offices, Amiens Street, Dublin

Architect: John Lanyon Designed as offices, constructed in brick and sandstone, and with an Italianate tower which ties in with the towers of the earlier main station building by William Deane Butler. The...

11 November 2015

1879 – House, Chapel-Hill, Derry

Architect: Frederick H. Godwin Born in Donegal, Frederick H. Godwin and his elder brother, William Arthur Godwin, were working in the London office of his uncle Edward W. Godwin. Unfortunately, in 187,1 but...

16 December 2013

1879 – Industrial School for Dublin Boys, Artane, Dublin

Architect: Charles Geoghegan The Artane Industrial school was set up in 1871 in Artane House by the Congregation of Christian Brothers. The school buildings were constructed between 1871 and 1879 to designs by...

17 August 2015

1879 – Kelly Monument, Roden Place, Dundalk, Co. Louth

Architect: Robert McArdle Constructed in 1879 to commemorate aa marine tragedy of 1858. It has carved sandstone panels to the east and west consisting of anchor and bollard (west) and storm-tossed ship (east)....

07 May 2014

1879 – Mortuary Chapel, Glasnevin Cemetery, Dublin

Architect: J.J. McCarthy The present-day entrance gates, offices and mortuary chapel at Glasnevin were designed by J.J. McCarthy (1817 -1882), Ireland’s pre-eminent architect of Catholic churches. Hiberno-Romanesque in style, a symbol of the...