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Buildings of Ireland

25 September 2009

1898 – Slieve Donard Hotel, Newcastle, Co. Down

Architect: James J. Farrall, Young & Mackenzie The result of an architectural competition held by the Belfast & Co. Down Railway Co. in 1895, and adjudicated by Alfred Waterhouse. The competition was won...

17 September 2009

1898 – St. Marnocks, Co. Dublin

Architect: Sir Robert Lorimer Originally a Georgian house which was remodelled and extended by the Jameson family (of the distillary). Due to the family’s Scottish origins, the commission was given to Sir Robert...

24 September 2009

1898 – The Crown Liquor Saloon, Belfast

Architects: E. & J. Byrne The Crown Liquor Saloon in Great Victoria Street, Belfast is one of Victorian gin palaces which once flourished in the industrial cities of Britain. Today wonderfully preserved and...

12 February 2014

1898 – Uncompleted Design for St. Ann’s Cathedral, Belfast

Architect: Sir Thomas Drew Design for St. Ann’s Church of Ireland Cathedral in Belfast by Sir Thomas Drew. Drew’s second scheme, the first being Gothic. This forms the basis of the current cathedral...

15 April 2013

1899 – Carmelite Abbey, Loughrea, Co. Galway

Architect: W.H. Byrne Church of 1820, by an unknown architect, under the supervision of Fr Gannon, the superior at the time, who also supervised the construction of the monastery and the convent. Renovated...

28 January 2010

1899 – Church of The Assumption, Howth, Co. Dublin

Architect: W.H. Byrne Positioned on a dominant site in the town, the Catholic Church of 1899 is incomplete. The original designs included a spire which in true Dublin style was never completed. Many...

27 January 2010

1899 – Former Fire Station, Dun Laoghaire, Co. Dublin

Now in use as an enterprise centre, the former Fire Station of the Borough is less ornate than similar buildings being constructed in Dublin city centre at this time, notably those by C.J...

05 February 2010

1899 – Haughton House, Phoenix Park, Dublin

Architect: L.A. McDonnell The building of 1898 was surrounded for many years by poor quality extensions, only the architectural detail around the roof and eaves could be discerned. Built as the Haughton Memorial...

07 April 2014

1899 – Homes of Rest, Bangor, Co. Down

Architect: William Roome “THE building known as “The Rest for Girls” at Bangor has proved such a success that the committee decided upon erecting two similar homes, one for men and lads, and...


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