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Buildings of Ireland

16 February 2010

1893 – Former Bank, College Green, Dublin

Architect: W.H. Lynn A former branch of the Allied Irish Bank in a striking red sandstone and with an unusual circular corner tower. A fine interior hall contains a balcony level (perhaps to...

31 December 2012

1893 – Grand Hotel, Bangor, Co. Down

Former landmark on the Bangor waterfront – now replaced with a more modern hotel building. Opened as an hotel in the early 1890s with a ballroom to the rear. By 1930 the Hotel...

01 May 2012

1893 – Hotel Metropole, O’Connell St., Dublin

Architect: William Mitchell The Hotel Metropole was a landmark in Dublin, located next to the General Post Office building in O’Connell Street. Originally four georgian buildings combined together to form a hotel and...

06 November 2009

1893 – Kent Railway Station, Cork

Architect: Bayley & Gordon The second station on this site, the original station was designed by John Benson and remains, although much altered, to the west of the existing building. Externally it was...

08 August 2012

1893 – Portrush Railway Station, Co. Antrim

Architect: Berkeley Deane Wise Constructed for the Belfast and Northern Counties Railway, under the direction of its engineer and architect Berkeley Deane Wise, was completed in 1893. Three platforms were provided together with...

20 July 2015

1893 – Proposal for Custom House, Cobh, Co. Cork

Architect: Robert Cochrane “OUR illustration with this issue is that of the proposed Customs offices Queenstown County Cork, the original drawing of which was exhibited at the recent Exhibition of the Royal Hibernian...

07 October 2014

1893 – Rosapenna Hotel, Carrigart, Co. Donegal

An unusual looking building for Ireland, but with good reason as it was designed in Stockholm, constructed in wood, and shipped to Mulroy. It was built as a golfing destination – with a...

19 February 2010

1893 – Royal City of Dublin Hospital, Upper Baggot Street, Dublin

Architect: Albert E. Murray Much of Upper Baggot Street was built in the Victorian era as a mixture of commercial premises, office accommodation and residential. Punctuating one side is the fine brick and...

05 December 2014

1893 – St. John’s Point Lighthouse, Killough, Co. Down

Architect: William Douglass Constructed during the period 1892-93, replacing an older and lower lighthouse. The complex comprised of a lighthouse, 2 new dwellings, new fog-signal house, enlargement of gas plant.


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