Twitter Facebook Vimeo Youtube Google Plus Pinterest Tumblr

Buildings of Ireland

16 February 2010

1891 – Ulster Bank, College Green, Dublin

Architect: Sir Thomas Drew One of the most magnificent bank buildings in the city with a pompous over-blown doorway, the customer enters with a sense of impending magnificence. Unfortunately, the banking hall was...

30 September 2009

1891- St Macartan’s Cathedral, Monaghan, Co. Monaghan

Architect: J.J. McCarthy / William Hague St Macartan’s Cathedral was constructed between 1861 and 1891 and is the most impressive of J.J McCarthy’s cathedrals – McCarthy was known as the Irish pugin due...

09 April 2014

1892 – Church of the Immaculate Conception, Louth, Co. Louth

Architect: W.H. Byrne Constructed between 1890 to 1892, extensively fire damaged in 2005, started during renovation work, leaving only the exterior walls and spire standing. Re-opened with modern interior. “The materials are local...

27 January 2014

1892 – Former Grand Central Hotel, Royal Avenue, Belfast, Co. Antrim

Architect: Samuel Stevenson The Grand Central Hotel stood at 12-26 Royal Avenue, Belfast. It was one of the last buildings to be built in the original Royal Avenue development, about 1892. It was...

19 February 2010

1892 – Former Synagogue, Adelaide Road, Dublin

Architect: J.J. O’Callaghan The first purpose built Synagogue in Ireland, this building cost over 5,000 pounds in 1892 to build. Designed in a vaguely Byzantine style, the building was extended in 1925 to...

04 February 2010

1892 – Mercantile Seaman Office, Eden Quay, Dublin

Architect: J. Howard Pentland A stern stone-faced building both in material and aspect, the Mercantile Seaman Office is a late 19th century commercial building in very unusual style. Unusual for Dublin, stylistically a...

16 February 2010

1892 – Post Office, James Street, Dublin

Architect: J. Howard Pentland Fine little post office and adjoined sorting office by architect J. Howard Pentland. The Board of Works at this time was producing fine post offices across Ireland with a...

30 January 2014

1892 – Queen’s Quay Railway Station, Belfast, Co. Antrim

Originally opened by the Belfast & County Down Railway in 1848, the station at Queen’s Quay was rebuilt in 1910-14, extending the original building on both sides. The Belfast Holywood & Bangor Railway...

29 January 2015

1892 – Railway Station, Newport, Co. Mayo

The first station on the Westport to Achill Sound extension was Newport which opened in February 1894, on completion of a nearby tunnel at the end of Newport Station. It was closed in...