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Buildings of Ireland

17 March 2011

1882 – Christ Church Cathedral, Dublin

Architect: George Edmund Street Illustrations from a lavishly bound book that was published to commemorate the restoration of the Cathedral by George Edmund Street in 1882. The frontispiece reads as: The Cathedral of...

23 September 2009

1882 – Christ Church, Ballyculter, Co. Down

Architect: Sir Thomas Drew The original church was built in 1629 by Valentine Payne and there is an inscription on the bell to Elizabeth Payne, wife of Valentine. It was restored – renovated...

17 March 2015

1882 – Church of the Holy Trinity, Seapatrick, Banbridge, Co. Down

Architect: Sir Thomas Drew, Seapatrick Parish can trace its history back to the 5th century when tradition has it that St Patrick camped overnight to rest on his journey from Downpatrick to Armagh....

17 September 2009

1882 – Church of the Sacred Heart, Templemore, Co. Tipperary

Architect: G.C. Ashlin Designed in 1877, this fine Gothic revival church by George Ashlin is largely intact inside. As published in The Building News, October 4th 1878. pened for celebration of mass in...

20 February 2014

1882 – Design for Waterford City Markets

Architect: Walter G. Doolin As a result of an architectural competition held in 1880, Walter G. Doolin`s designs for a new markethall were adopted. The building was completed by 1882 at a cost...

20 January 2010

1882 – Former Masonic Girl’s School, Merrion Road, Dublin

Architect: McCurdy & Mitchell The former Former Masonic Girl’s School has now been redeveloped by Bewleys as an hotel, with additional bedroom blocks built in a similar style to the south and west...

15 June 2010

1882 – Former Townhall, Bray, Co. Wicklow

Architect: Thomas Manly Deane Now a McDonalds outlet, the former Townhall was commissioned by the 11th Earl of Meath to look down the main street of Bray. Designed by Thomas Manly Deane and...

20 February 2014

1882 – Garfield Chambers & Regent Cinema, Royal Avenue, Belfast

The building, Garfield Chambers was built in 1882 and like many buildings on Royal Avenue, was finished in stucco. Opened in 1911, the Regent was the first Belfast cinema not to have its...

29 April 2014

1882 – Glebe House, Harristown, Co. Kildare

Architect: William M. Mitchell Constructed along with a small Baptist Church by John La Touch. “The glebe-house is built of grey stock brock with Corsehill stone dressings.” The Irish Builder, September 1 1881.