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Buildings of Ireland

20 January 2010

1967 – Lansdowne House, Northumberland Road, Dublin

Architect: Brian Hogan A massive development on the site of some large Victorian houses, Lansdowne House was the first headquaters of AIB in 1967. Nine storeys and 102 feet in height it is...

16 February 2010

1967 – Norwich Union, Nassau Street, Dublin

Architect: Lardner & Partners One of three office blocks built along here by Norwich Union in the 1960s destroying a collection of varied Victorian commercial buildings in the process.

30 December 2009

1967 – Our Lady Queen of Ireland Basilica, Knock, Mayo

Architect: Daithi Hanly Famous for designing structures by the acre, Daithi Hanly was formally the Dublin City architect. At Knock he designed this large basilica that can accommodate 10,000.

25 September 2009

1967 – St. Aengus’ Church, Burt, Co. Donegal

Architect: Liam McCormick The eminent Donegal architect Liam McCormick designed St. Aengus’ Church or “˜Burt Chapel’ as it is locally known during the period of 1964-67. McCormick’s distinct ability to read a site...

13 November 2014

1968 – Alternate designs for Wood Quay, Dublin

A selection of models from the 1968 competition for proposals for new Corporation office block pn Wood Quay in Dublin. The architects Stephenson Gibney were eventually selected, but their buildings never completed as...

08 February 2010

1968 – Arts Block, Trinity College Dublin

Architect: Ahrends Burton Koralek Built as an Arts faculty and containing lecture theatres and seminar rooms, libraries, an art gallery and administration and social facilities for over 200 staff and 3,700 graduates and...

18 February 2015

1968 – Cork County Hall

Architect: Patrick McSweeney Designed by Patrick McSweeney who was Cork County Architect from 1953 to 1975 and designed numerous buildings in and around Cork City. Cork County Hall, was at the time of...

08 May 2014

1968 – Design for Institute of Technology, Kevin Street, Dublin

Architect: Hooper & Mayne Perspective of the new technical college on Kevin Street.

16 February 2010

1968 – Dublin Institute of Technology, Kevin Street, Dublin

Architect: Hooper & Mayne The Kevin Street campus of the Dublin Institute of Technology is a large purpose built structure opened in 1968. Behind the Kevin Street frontage the building stretches back to...