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Buildings of Ireland

15 October 2013

1934 – 38 Greenfield Rd, Mount Merrion, Dublin

Architect: Rupert Jones Part of Mount Merrion Park development built for Mr & Mrs Vaughan Dempsey. Designed by Rupert Jones of Jones & Kelly. The estate at Mount Merrion started to be sold...

08 February 2011

1934 – Bull Island Shelters, Clontarf, Co. Dublin

Architect: Herbert G. Simms The bathing shelters and Kiosk on the Bull Wall were designed by Herbert Simms, (Housing architect to Dublin Corporation from 1932 until 1948), in 1934. Including 17 structures along...

27 September 2010

1934 – Design for Airport, Cork

Unexecuted design from the 1930s for an airport for Cork City. Over the years, a number of sites were considered for both an airport for landplanes and a seaplane base.

17 September 2012

1934 – Gasholder, Sir John Rogerson’s Quay, Dublin

This massive gasholder structure dominated the Dublin Skyline for many years. Constructed by the Alliance and Dublin Consumers Gas Company at the corner of Sir John Rogerson’s Quay and Cardiff Lane. Demolished by...

26 January 2010

1934 – Rathmines Post Office, Dublin

Architect: Howard Cooke – Office of Public Works Quality building with Art Deco overtones, the Post Office (and formerly Telephone Exchange) in Rathmines is a much overlooked building at a very busy traffic...

10 June 2010

1934 – St. Audoen’s House City Council Flats, Bridge Street, Dublin

Architect: Herbert G. Simms Like similar flat complexes built by the City Council Housing Department in the 1930s, this development is of a high quality. Running along Cook Street, the complex turns the...

24 September 2009

1935 – 95-101 Donegall Street, Belfast

Architect: A fine building in the Art Deco style and which addresses a corner very successfully. The building has bold detailing and with its stark black and white colour schemes, the building has...

13 April 2010

1935 – Chancery Place Flats, Dublin

Architect: Herbert G. Simms A small complex similar in quality to other City Council built housing from this period. Many large schemes were built throughout the city as well as smaller projects like...

06 January 2010

1935 – Courthouse, Carlingford, Co. Louth

Unusual little courthouse with Art Deco pretensions, particularly in the gateways and railings.