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Buildings of Ireland

22 October 2012

1933 – Bridge, Kenmare, Co. Kerry

Architect: L.G. Mouchel & Partners Designed by London engineers, L.G. Mouchel & Partners in association with an Irish-based engineer Pierce Purcell, to replace an 1841 suspension bridge. It is a reinforced concrete bridge...

12 June 2013

1933 – Corpus Christi Church, Mount Temple, Co. Westmeath

Architect: T.F. McNamara Romanesque church constructed between 1930-33, and designed by T.F. McNamara, former partner of William Hague. Modelled in the Romanesque style of St. Teresa’s Church in Avila, Spain.

10 June 2010

1933 – Former DeLuxe Cinema, Camden Street, Dublin

Architect: Jones & Kelly Former cinema now a nightclub and hotel, the exterior of the DeLuxe Cinema is mostly intact. There is a fine interior also still largely intact, having survived conversion to...

30 December 2012

1933 – Savoy Hotel, Bangor, Co. Down

Architect: John McBride Neill The Savoy Hotel was built in 1932 for Mr J. Gaston of Northern Ireland Tours and was extended and refaced in 1933 by architect John McBride Neill. It boasted...

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...