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21 July 2015

1894 – Arkeen House, Newcastle, Co. Down

Architect: William Batt “THIS house which a short time back purchased by Mr. George G. Sloane and stands forward from the front of Bellvue Hotel, occupying a very position facing the sea, and...

20 July 2015

1894 – Baptist Church, O’Connell Avenue, Limerick

Architect: G.P. Beater After being in use for some years, the Baptist Church on O’Connell Avenue was eventually sold to the adjacent St. Joseph’s Roman Catholic community and is now used as a...

20 July 2015

1893 – Proposal for Custom House, Cobh, Co. Cork

Architect: Robert Cochrane “OUR illustration with this issue is that of the proposed Customs offices Queenstown County Cork, the original drawing of which was exhibited at the recent Exhibition of the Royal Hibernian...

20 July 2015

1893 – Design for Pembroke Technical Schools, Ringsend, Dublin

Architect: Frederick Morley Unsuccessful entrant in competition won by William Kaye-Parry. “The above building is just now approaching completion As our readers may remember the first stone was laid in the month of...

17 July 2015

1862 – Proposal for College of Physicians, Dublin

Architect: John McCurdy Unsuccessful entrant in competition to design a new College of Physicians on Kildare Street. McCurdy was awarded the sum of fifty pounds for his efforts. “Quoting the substance of our...

17 July 2015

1935 – GSR Buffet, Bray, Co. Wicklow

Architect: Gordon Stewart Horner Railway buffet built for the Great Southern Railway, and designed by inhouse architect Gordon Stewart Horner. Horner previously worked in Donnelly Moore Keefe & Robinson before joining the Great...

14 July 2015

1866 – Design for steps, City Hall, Dublin

Architect: Thomas Turner In 1814, while the building was still the Royal Exchange, the balustrade at the front collapsed killing a number of people in a crowd gathered outside to witness the punishment...

14 July 2015

1720s – 10 Mill Street, Blackpitts, Dublin

“We publish with present issue a perspective sketch of one of the many interesting old houses of the Queen Anne type to be found in that now almost deserted quarter of our city...

14 July 2015

1879 – Glenmachan House, Belfast, Co. Antrim

Architect: Thomas Jackson & Sons “For William Ewart, Esq., J.P>, Belfast, there is being erected a large-sized villa with four sitting rooms, eight bed-rooms, hot and cold baths, lavatory, two w.c.’s, ample pantries...


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