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Buildings of Ireland

10 February 2010

1915 – Vocational Education College, Bull Alley, Dublin

Architect: McDonnell & Reid The most dominant building on Bull Alley is the Vocational Education College (VEC) designed in a Flemish Renaissance style by L.A. McDonnell. Easily the best site in the Iveagh...

19 February 2010

1916 – Bridge building, Upper Baggot Street, Dublin

Architect: T.F. McNamara Former bank and office building on the bank of the Grand Canal. Most noticeable for the large windows on all floors and the gable chimney which appears to be supported...

05 December 2014

1916 – Fr. Mathew Square, Church Street, Dublin

Architect: C.J. McCarthy Housing scheme for Dublin Corporation by the City Architect on site bounded by Church St, Beresford St, Mary’s La & N King St consisting of 4-roomed houses, 3-roomed houses and...

02 February 2010

1916 – St Patrick’s Church, Ringsend, Dublin

Architect: W.H. Byrne & Son Fine early 20th century Gothic revival church on an awkward site which the architect has made the most of by placing the tower and spire along the roadside...

04 July 2015

1917 – Church, Kilcar, Co. Donegal

Architect: Rudolph Maximilian Butler Published in The Builder, January 5 1917.

02 July 2015

1917 – Competition Entry for NUI Senate House, Dublin

Architect: Batchelor & Hicks Unsuccessful entry for the National University’s proposed Headquarters at the corner of Merrion Square, Upper Mount Street and Fitzwilliam Street. The City Architect C.J. McCarthy was the assessor of...

30 September 2009

1917 – Former Bone Hospital, Monaghan, Co. Monaghan

Architect: John Harrison Wilson Tucked away in a corner of the St Davnet’s Hospital grounds is the former Bone Hospital. Built overlooking the town, the building features large canopied terraces for the patients...

08 April 2010

1917 – Manfield Chambers, Abbey Street, Dublin

Architect: Batchelor & Hicks On the corner of O’Connell Street and Middle Abbey Street, Manfield Chambers is a commercial premises with a branch of Clarks on the ground level and various offices above....

07 April 2010

1917 – No.3 Upper O’Connell Street, Dublin

Architect: Francis Bergin Supposedly built with girders salvaged from the wreck of the GPO, No.3 is part of a cohesive terrace of red brick buildings with a continuous cornice. Notable for its large...