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11 November 2015

1879 – Villa, Grosvenor Rd., Rathgar, Dublin

Architect: G.P. Beater Large detached house in Grosvenor Road, finished in late 1878 or early 1879. According to The Irish Builder, constructed by J. and W. Beckett of South King Street.

11 November 2015

1871 – RIC Barrack, Dungannon, Co. Tyrone

Architect: James H. Owen Severe and forbidding Royal Irish Constabulary barrack, one of a series designed in a similar style around Ireland.

11 November 2015

1870 – Design for RIC Barracks, Ireland

Architect: James H. Owen Design by James H. Owen of the Board of Works for RIC police barracks – described as a “second class station”. Owen, Charles Lanyon’s brother-in-law, succeeded his father as...

11 November 2015

1875 – Mortuary Chapel, Taunton, Somerset

Architect: William J. Fennell Entry competition by Dublin architect William J. Fennell for mortuary chapels in Taunton. According to The Irish Builder: “The instructions furnished, required two chapels – one for Episcopalians, and...

10 November 2015

2013 – Mere Hotel, Waterfront Drive, Winnipeg

Architect: David Penner Architect A 67-room boutique hotel that opened in 2013 – essentially a simple black box surrounded by a facade of coloured bars. According to the developers, the hotel is a...

04 November 2015

1872 – Caherconlish House, Co. Limerick

Architect: William Fogerty Lewis describes this house in the following terms “Near the town stands Cahirconlish House, a handsome modern residence, erected near the site of the old family mansion, by the proprietor,...

28 October 2015

1801 – Grand Canal Hotel, Tullamore, Co. Offaly

Architect: Captain William Evans The canal had been completed to Tullamore in March of 1798 and was the terminus for six years until the line to Shannon Harbour was completed in 1804. In...

28 October 2015

1906 – Church of the Assumption, Tullamore, Co. Offaly

Architect: William Hague A new Gothic style Church erected to a design of the architect William Hague and carried out under superintendence of T.F.McNamara. Replacing an older church on the site, work on...

27 October 2015

1860 – Dromahair Abbey Hotel, Co. Leitrim

Long established hotel, now falling into dereliction, after closure in 2011 and being left to rot. The owners were unknown until finally identified in 2015. In July 2015, Leitrim County Council issued notices...